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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…

Ultimatum issued on abandoned motel

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com At one time, the structure at 3063 Old Route 100/Possum Hollow Road was the finest motel in Pulaski County. But the site’s salad days as…

Today is the birthday of one of the most honored persons in American history

By Lynn Adams editor@southwesttimes.com Quick, whose birthday is Monday? If you said Michelangelo or Ed McMahon or even Shaquille O’Neal, I want you on my team when it’s time to…

‘Extreme Appalachia’ conference set for Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG – As many as 1,200 people will visit Blacksburg Thursday through Sunday as Virginia Tech hosts “Extreme Appalachia,” the 40th annual Appalachian Studies Conference. “By ‘extreme’ we mean the…

YEA students receive legal advice

Students in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) in Pulaski County hear from multiple business professionals throughout the 30-week course. The national program, offered locally by the Pulaski County Chamber of…

Winners of Winter Photo Contest named

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  Four winners and one honorable mention have been named in Pulaski County Library System’s Winter Photo Contest. Jena Hardy, youth services librarian, said 18 entries were…

Bookseller sends new books to Critzer

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Students at Critzer Elementary were each given a brand new book Friday, courtesy of an Atlanta woman who closed her bookstore and sent $6,000 worth…

Free lessons will introduce participants to square dance

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com The New River Squares are hosting a March open house with free dance lessons to introduce the interested and curious to western square dancing. “Square…