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Claytor Lake Festival entertainment schedule

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   This year’s Claytor Lake Festival, set for Saturday, June 8 at Claytor Lake State Park, will feature a variety of live music for the crowds.…

Pulaski hosting VML meeting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Around three-dozen members of the Virginia Municipal League are expected to attend a meeting being hosted by the town of Pulaski Thursday. This is the second…

UAW vets honor fallen soldiers Saturday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   The public is invited to bring a guest and join the Veterans Committee of United Auto Workers Local 2069 in honoring the nation’s fallen soldiers…

Theatre ‘Friends’ celebrate with 25¢ movie admission

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Friends of the Pulaski Theatre will celebrate its 20th anniversary June 7, with 25-cent admission to its First Friday Classics movie, “Thunder Road.” June’s First Friday…

Through truck traffic restricted

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Following a public hearing, Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted Monday night to prohibit through truck traffic on Highland and three other roads, but it could…

EMS Week recognizes efforts of first responders

Day in and day out, Virginia’s EMS providers stand ready to respond to citizens in need, providing pre-hospital care to the sick or wounded. Last year alone, EMS providers responded…

Bluegrass festival shines through the rain

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Saturday’s Pulaski Grand Slam Bluegrass Festival at Calfee Park had a modest turnout and, despite the intermittent light rain, much milder weather then the previous…

Locals on standby for Oklahoma tornado aid

By MELINDA WILLIAMS and Associated Press reports   A pair of Pulaski County first responders is on standby, waiting to see if they will be needed to help with tornado…

NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

NRV Horse Show starts Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   New River Valley Horse Show will celebrate its 106th year Thursday, May 23, when the 2013 show gets underway at 7 p.m. at the New…

2013 Relay for Life surpasses $83k goal

2013 Relay for Life surpasses $83k goal

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Friday night’s Relay for Life began with a loud cheer from the participants gathered for the kickoff. “Who wants to celebrate more birthdays?” was met with…