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Land use value to be rolled back

Land use value to be rolled back

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com An increase in the real estate tax rate was supposed to be the topic of a Monday night public hearing, but it was a change in…

Board approves Dublin school contract

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Roanoke construction firm G&H Contracting will take on the work needed to renovate Dublin Elementary School. The Pulaski County School Board awarded the contract to…

Criminal justice students delve into mock crime scene

Criminal justice students delve into mock crime scene

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – The basement of Heth Hall on Radford University’s campus was the scene of a grisly, Easter Day massacre. Fortunately, no one died and…

Free Clinic donation

Free Clinic donation

Courtesy photo The Radford University Nurse Association recently donated to the Free Clinic of Pulaski County. Presenting the donations to Free Clinic executive director Debbie Suddarth (second from left) were (from…

Boncote partners with Free Clinic

Boncote has become the first of several industries to have partnered with the Free Clinic of Pulaski County, and made a donation for the first March Madness fundraising event. “Local…

PCHS choirs score top ratings

PCHS choirs score top ratings

RADFORD – Two Pulaski County High School choirs earned Superior ratings recently at the District VI Choral Assessment in Covington Hall at Radford University. The event gives choirs the opportunity…

30 certified in food safety training course

CHRISTIANSBURG – Thirty people were certified recently after completing a 16-hour “ServSafe Essential” food safety training course. The course, developed by the National Restaurant Association and cooperatively taught by Virginia…

ESPN commentator to deliver RU commencement address

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – ESPN commentator and Radford University alumnus Marty Smith will be the keynote speaker at Radford University’s spring commencement. Smith earned a Bachelor of…

‘Mr. Fair’ remembered as ‘overall great person’

‘Mr. Fair’ remembered as ‘overall great person’

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   “He was Mr. Fair.” That’s how Janie King, along with many others in Pulaski County, remembers Thomas “Bud” Walsh. The former general manager for the…

Council to honor 2 tonight

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   With a brief agenda on tap, the Pulaski Town Council will sit down tonight for its legislative meeting. The public hearing and old business portions…