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‘Hidden Figures’ discuss their pioneering work in mathematics

By Amelia Heymann Capital News Service RICHMOND – When Dr. Christine Darden was growing up, African American women like herself had limited career prospects. “Most black females got jobs as…

1941 Plymouth at Ratcliffe

Courtesy photo A 1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe Coupe is currently on display at the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum in Pulaski. The vehicle, which was owned by Steve Swecker…

3rd cocaine offense earns man 10 years

RADFORD – The third time was the charm for a convicted drug dealer, if 10 years behind bars is what he was hoping to achieve. Jazzman Edmonds, 31, who was…

Bounce Town Kids opening inspired by owner’s children

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com With her own children serving as her muse, Sarah Flanagan dreamed of opening the perfect indoor playground, an aspiration brought to life by the first…

Troop 249 patrol takes top honors

The “Tree” Patrol from Pulaski Boy Scout Troop 249 took home first place in the recent Klondike Derby, sponsored by Mountain Empire District of the Blue Ridge Mountains Council. Nine…

Supervisors, VDOT eye turn lane solution

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A pastor claimed last week that members of his congregation were taking their lives into their hands when they tried to make a right-hand turn…

Pulaski to provide update on branding

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Town staff will provide updates on Pulaski branding during tonight’s monthly council meeting. A little more than five weeks ago, Arnett, Muldrow & Associates conducted…

Pulaski County officials discuss economic development with governor

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com RICHMOND – Pulaski County and Radford were represented in Richmond over the weekend during a first-of-its-kind economic development event at the Governor’s mansion. Among town,…

In appreciation of service

Brooke J. Wood/SWT The family of the late Charles Richard Guthrie was recently presented with a resolution of appreciation by the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors for his years of…

Hansen creates, studies bird trails in Radford, Pulaski County

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com There may be a myriad of ways for a scientist to keep busy after retirement, but Carl Hansen’s hobby expanded into a full-time pursuit, at…