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Local woman donates sewing machine to aspiring seamstress

Local woman donates sewing machine to aspiring seamstress

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   When Eyvonne Spencer of Pulaski was reading the Christmas Eve edition of The Southwest Times, perusing letters to Santa from the children of Pulaski County…

Dog rescue reveals need for equipment

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Newbern Fire Department and Pulaski County Special Operations Team rescued a dog that had fallen through the ice on Claytor Lake Sunday, and, in the process,…

Polar Plunge set for this weekend

Polar Plunge set for this weekend

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – Hundreds will brave frigid temperatures and take a swim in the chilly New River at Bisset Park this weekend for a good cause.…

Radford firefighters respond to house fire

RADFORD – Radford and Fairlawn firefighters responded to the second structure fire within a week Wednesday night. According to Radford City spokeswoman Jenni Wilder, firefighters responded to 1322 Downey Street…

Radford pedestrian hit by vehicle

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – A 20-year-old woman received minor injuries Wednesday morning when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street. Radford spokeswoman Jenni Wilder…

NC man charged with rape

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — A North Carolina man is being held without bond in connection with the rape of an 18-year-old girl Feb. 14. Kaden Lionel Palacio was…

Mardi Party photo gallery

Mardi Party photo gallery

Photos courtesy Always & Forever Photo Revelers turned out Tuesday night at the Draper Mercantile for a belated Mardi Gras celebration to benefit the Fine Arts Center for the New River…

Theatre hosting Stone Canyon Saturday

Theatre hosting Stone Canyon Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Known for “great vocal harmonies and outstanding musicianship,” Stone Canyon Band brings its upbeat show to the historic Pulaski Theatre Saturday night. The adult contemporary band…

Teachers deliver snack packs to students

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Efforts to keep some Critzer Elementary students fed on the weekends were almost derailed when school was closed for more than a week, threatening to…

Suspended sentence given for animal cruelty

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man received a suspended 30-day jail sentence after pleading guilty to an animal cruelty charge stemming from the care of his three dogs. According…