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Fine Art Center’s funding threatened

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com One Pulaski County supervisor wants to defund the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley (FAC), citing concerns with the non-profit organization’s board oversight…

Murder charge advances, but not arson

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Three of four charges advanced to the grand jury Tuesday in the July murder of a Lilydale man, found dead inside his burning home in July.…

NRV Red Cross desperately needs volunteers

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com “We’re in desperate, desperate need of volunteers,” says Sherri Dillow, senior volunteer specialist for the New River Valley branch of the Red Cross. She says…

Man given 8 years to address drug use

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A Dublin man who admits drugs are a major factor in his criminal behavior will have eight years to address the problem while in prison. Charles…

Newbern museum reopens with new exhibit, speaker

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Winter break is over for the Wilderness Road Regional Museum in Newbern. It reopened today with a new exhibit, and the season’s first event is…

Steps taken to change the face of downtown

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Pulaski will find out sometime this summer whether it was awarded a $700,000 Community Improvement Grant for construction that would change the face of West Main…

Wednesday funeral set for Carroll deputy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  GALAX — A Carroll County deputy who died in a car crash Thursday while responding to a call will be laid to rest Wednesday afternoon in…

Art teachers connect with fellow art teachers

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County art teachers spent their Monday at the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley where they connected with each other as teachers…

More than 1,100 high school students visit NRCC

More than 1,100 students from nine high schools in the New River Valley recently attended a Career Pathways Consortium Career Day at New River Community College. Career Day gave 10th…

Children reach Summer Reading Program goal

Thirty-three local children successfully reached the 2017 goal in Pulaski County Library System’s Winter Reading Program. Participants were required to either read 25 books or have a parent or someone…