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Scott discusses making the NRV his new home, addresses RAAP safety concerns

Scott discusses making the NRV his new home, addresses RAAP safety concerns

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Lt. Col. James Scott took over as commander of Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP) in July, just…

SWT honors Carol Smith’s lifetime of service

SWT honors Carol Smith’s lifetime of service

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When Carol Smith isn’t at her job at Pulaski County Library, chances are good you’ll find her at a committee or board meeting somewhere.…

Chamber recognizes five at awards banquet

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The theatre-in-the-round at Volvo’s new Customer Experience Center was lively with Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce members Thursday night for the chamber’s annual dinner…

Jury trial requested in animal cruelty case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Prosecutors are requesting a jury hear the case of a former pet store operator accused of animal cruelty. The felony charge was filed against…

Book reveals artists’ eye view of NRV

The Artful Lawyer invited artists from across the New River Valley to join its October themed show, “The New River Valley Through an Artist’s Eye,” asking them specifically…

Ratcliffe Museum Seeking Volunteers

Ratcliffe Museum Seeking Volunteers

The Ratcliffe F. Memorial Transportation Museum has added a part-time employee, but they still need volunteers. For information on how to volunteer call the museum at 540-980-2307 and…

Pres. Pat Huber honored

Pres. Pat Huber honored

Courtesy photo Dr. Pat Huber, a Pulaski resident and president of New River Community College, was honored earlier this month by Old Dominion University. She earned her Ph.D.…

Polls

Recent cold fronts have given our area a taste of winter weather. What kind of winter would you like to see for Pulaski County?

  • D. Let it snow! I hope we get snow all winter and lots of it. (32%, 37 Votes)
  • B. A little cold weather is OK, but I would rather see the sun stay out as long as possible. (28%, 32 Votes)
  • C. I would love a white Christmas, as long as it doesn’t snow enough to cause delays and school closings. (20%, 23 Votes)
  • A. Winter? Let it stay 80 degrees so I can work on my tan. (19%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 114

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Photo Gallery: 2017 JV Cougar Football vs Patrick Henry

Photo Gallery: 2017 JV Cougar Football vs Patrick Henry

2017 Lady Cougar Volleyball Playoffs at Hidden Valley

2017 Lady Cougar Volleyball Playoffs at Hidden Valley

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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…

Eye of beholder sees what may be

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not the only politicians in the news. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has joined them as the FBI conducts an investigation of funds…

Obituaries

Woodrow “Woody” Delano Maddy

 Woodrow “Woody” Delano Maddy, age 75, of Radford, Va., passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at his home. Born Sept.18, 1942 in Washington D.C., he was the…

Marie Bolt Bailey

NEW BERN, N.C. — Marie Bolt Bailey, 83, of New Bern, N.C., passed away Nov. 14, 2017 at CarolinaEast Medical Center. She is preceded in death by…