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Helicopter rides added to next week’s NRV Fair activities

Helicopter rides added to next week’s NRV Fair activities

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com If you enjoy the midway rides, flyin’ high is an expected feature of the annual New River Valley Fair. This year patrons can reach…

Becki and the Boom Booms up first at Friday’s fest

Becki and the Boom Booms up first at Friday’s fest

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com The Rhythm and Ribs event begins this Friday at 11 a.m. with the musical group Becki and the Boom Booms taking the stage at…

Paddle Up!

Paddle Up!

William Paine/SWT Claytor Lakers witnessed an unusual spectacle Wednesday as Mountain 2 Island Paddle Board Company hosted a Paddle Up Concert at Claytor Lake State Park. Jared Stout…

Ingles Ferry transported travelers to Newbern

Ingles Ferry transported travelers to Newbern

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com History lovers Take note. Saturday, July 28, starting at 10:30 a.m., the Wilderness Road Regional Museum will host an event dubbed “Ingles Ferry to…

Watch out for the litter bug

Watch out for the litter bug

GL Cox Photo Do you have these bugs in your community? Apparently there is one on Randolph Avenue in Pulaski, which was spotted and photographed recently by Gary…

Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film “Good…

Work set to begin

Work set to begin

Dave Gravely/SWT Those driving along Rt. 11 from Pulaski to Dublin may notice a new sign installed Wednesday in the area where Pulaski County Middle School will make…

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Vizcaino goes seven innings in Yanks’ win over Braves

Vizcaino goes seven innings in Yanks’ win over Braves

By Matt Trust, Pulaski Yankees   DANVILLEI – Alexander Vizcaino threw for seven brilliant innings,…

Sports scene stays busy in Pulaski County

Sports scene stays busy in Pulaski County

Today is Sunday, July 15, which means we are exactly 11 days away from the…

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Jackson Park’s light display

From one end to the other, Jackson Park is all aglow, decked out with a sizable drapery of tree lights greeting passersby on First Street. But this…

Chamber meets at historical site

Draper is a small town with a railroad and ties to the Baltimore Road that carried many travelers from north to south and south to north. The…

Obituaries

James Thomas Oliver Jr.

James Thomas Oliver Jr., 62, of Dublin, Va., died early Wednesday morning, July 18, 2018 at his home. Arrangements pending by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.…

Geneva Helen Hanks Richardson

WOODLAWN — Geneva Helen Hanks Richardson, of Woodlawn, Va., went to be with our Lord July 14, 2018. She was born in Woodlawn, Va., Feb. 16, 1920,…