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Searching for quilts from Southwest Virginia

Searching for quilts from Southwest Virginia

FLOYD – Quilts tell us about our past. That is why quilt historians are looking for local quilts and stories about the makers to add to a statewide research project.…

Walgreens partners with Free Clinic to provide flu shots

Walgreens partners with Free Clinic to provide flu shots

Walgreens of Pulaski sponsored a free flu shot clinic recently for patients of the Free Clinic of Pulaski County, Inc. Thirty-seven patients received the flu vaccine, with Dr. Ron Mady,…

iPad, Excel classes offered at NRCC

By AMANDA ALLEN Special to The SWT   CHRISTIANSBURG — An introductory iPad course and a course in Microsoft Excel formulas and functions will be offered at New River Community…

Prison only alternative for substance abuser

Prison only alternative for substance abuser By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Dublin man who has been tossed out of two area substance abuse treatment programs will have another chance to…

McCloud hearing continued again

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The hearing for a former Pulaski County employee convicted of embezzling from the treasurer’s office was continued Tuesday. A show cause hearing was set for Natoya…

Fall wildfire season begins today in Virginia

Daylight is getting shorter; nights are getting cooler. Sure, summer has officially ended, but more importantly, fall wildfire season is here. And officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry want to…

Country, rock tribute concerts on tap

Country, rock tribute concerts on tap

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Theatre is offering live concerts that will please country and rock music fans alike as tributes to Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton and the Rolling…

Trip to drug store leads to drug charges

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A trip to the drug store in October 2012 ended up costing a Pulaski man three months of his freedom. Christopher Michael Sheppard, 27, pleaded…

Dates set for Polar Express lights tour

Dates set for Polar Express lights tour

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Citizens will again have two chances to catch a ride on the Pulaski Polar Express Christmas lights tour this holiday season. Each year, the town…

School board announces candidates for vacant spot

School board announces candidates for vacant spot

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   As promised, the Pulaski County School Board announced the potential candidates who will fill the vacant Draper spot on the board, which will open at…