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NRCC offering 3-D printing workshops

For those who have an interest in 3-D printing, New River Community College is offering 3-D printing workshops this month in Christiansburg. “Hands on 3-D Printing” (#4266) takes participants through…

County sales tax revenue remains steady

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County revenues from local sales tax remained fairly steady between the summer and fall months of 2016, bringing in an average of $270,000 to…

State inmate gets 50 years for threats

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  ROANOKE — At the age of 37, a Virginia prison inmate isn’t likely to ever get out of federal prison to make good on his threats,…

Pizza and Paint Teen Night introduced

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The paint and wine night popular with adults is coming to Pulaski in the form of an equivalent night for teens. Pizza and Paint Teen…

Protesters gather outside Morgan Griffith’s office

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG – “I know so many who couldn’t get health care before the Affordable Care Act,” Rebecca Scheckler said Thursday afternoon as she stood across…

Dublin woman guilty of neglecting kids

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  A 33-year-old Dublin woman is prohibited from having unauthorized contact with her children after being convicted of two counts of child abuse and neglect. Teresa Sharon…

Drugs, cash seized in unrelated arrests

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — Radford City authorities seized more than $25,000 in cash and a significant amount of drugs in separate and unrelated arrests Wednesday. According to a…

Salvaging history

Fran and Travis Echols had a tough choice to make when it came to their future in Pulaski. What they decided was to purchase properties owned by Virginia Church Furniture,…

Woman accused of assaulting police, rescue

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Three felony and two misdemeanor warrants were obtained for a Radford teenager Wednesday morning after she allegedly became combative with law enforcement and rescue personnel. According…

Pulaski coffers triple during 4-year span

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski’s general fund has almost tripled in the past four years, jumping from $637,000 in 2012 to $1,767,000 in 2016. While the auditing firm of…