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Father, son arrested in domestic assault case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski County High School teacher and his son were arrested early Tuesday in connection with a domestic assault case. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Capt.…

Virginia voters can now register online

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia State Board of Elections (SBE), in partnership with Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), launched online voter registration Tuesday as a result of recently enacted…

Steppin’ Out returns to Blacksburg

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Blacksburg’s 33rd annual Steppin’ Out festival will be occurring Aug. 2-4 in downtown Blacksburg. Over 200 national artists and crafts people will be on site…

Free concert in Jackson Park this Friday

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski’s own 70s and 80s music band, Legacy, will be performing a free concert in Jackson Park Friday, July 26. Legacy is a local four…

New neighborhood plans underway in Fort Chiswell

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   A Wytheville based organization, Helping Overcome Poverty’s Existence (HOPE), recently acquired over 36 acres of undeveloped property in Fort Chiswell, approximately three miles south of…

RU earns recognition for diversity

Radford University is ranked among the top 100 producers in the United States of minority degrees for 2013 in academic programs. The special report, produced by Diverse: Issues in Higher…

Three injured in wreck on Route 100

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Two people were transported to area hospitals with what police believed to be non life-threatening injuries following a three-vehicle collision on Route 100 Monday. According…

Cocaine case leads to conviction

By J.R. SCHRADER SWT Editor   A Pulaski County man was found guilty of distributing cocaine early this week by a Pulaski County jury which deliberated approximately two hours after…

Pack the Bus set to make three stops

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Schools’ “Pack the Bus” program is back again this year. The program is an effort to gather up schools supplies to help out…

Nick Rush kicks off campaign

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Larry Nicholas “Nick” Rush, Christiansburg native, former paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, also a former FedEx driver whose route was Pulaski—“I’ve been in every…