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Radford’s Lucky Duck Race to kick off NRV Classic Car Show

Radford’s Lucky Duck Race to kick off NRV Classic Car Show

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwestimes.com   Come join the fun Saturday, Aug. 17, for the annual Lucky (rubber) Duck Race at Bisset Park, kicking off the Saturday in the Park Classic…

Virginia State Police seek public input for reaccreditation process

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police are in the process of reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) and the public will have…

Jury trial slated for former professor

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – Three days have been set aside in October for the trial of a former college professor facing more than 100 charges involving child…

Study sheds light on local ‘food insecurity’

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Eleven percent of Pulaski County citizens do not know where their next meal is coming from, according to studies presented by the Southwest Virginia branch…

Java Brothers bringing ’grass to Jackson Park

Java Brothers bringing ’grass to Jackson Park

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The Radford band Java Brothers will bring some extra grass to Jackson Park in downtown Pulaski Friday night, but it’ll be the musical kind. The…

Boater injured in Claytor collision dies

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   ROANOKE – A 39-year-old Christiansburg man injured in a June 25 collision of two boats on Claytor Lake died Sunday. James Edward Downes IV had…

Sewage bypassing damaged line

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A bypass system is pumping sewage around a Pulaski sewer line that was damaged by high water last week. The town learned Friday morning that a…

NRCC welcomes new dean of business and technologies

New River Community College recently welcomed a new academic dean to the college. Peter Anderson of Blacksburg accepted the position of dean of the division of business and technologies at…

Taylor plans to keep busy in retirement

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   “I never would’ve thought I’d be here 34 years when I took the job at 18,” said Pulaski County Zoning Administrator Melody Taylor, who retired…

Local Pulaski man makes unique art from household items

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@southwesttimes.com   Jeff Felts of Mt. Olivet road, Pulaski, has been creating art from unlikely sources for the past year and a half. His front yard is…