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Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99

Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99

By RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the…

Cougars come up short in Region 4D Playoffs

Cougars come up short in Region 4D Playoffs

By RODNEY YOUNG SWT Sports Writer   Forest – Playing in a regional playoff game for the first time in 11 years the Cougar basketball team battled and fought, but…

State Championship rewards

State Championship rewards

Dave Gravely/SWT The members of the PCHS Players have finally received the big prize from their recent One-Act Play State Championship performance of “You Don’t Know Jack.” Sunday, after their…

Applications sought for 4-H Camp counselors, leaders

Staff Report Virginia Cooperative Extension is seeking applications for teens and adults interested in filling counselor and leader positions for 4-H Camp, being held June 4-8 at W. E. Skelton…

New law brings public meetings into digital age

 By Ryan Persaud Capital News Service  RICHMOND – Bringing government further into the digital age, the General Assembly has given final approval to two bills aimed at modernizing how members…

Gen. Pulaski Day proposed in Virginia

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski town and county have been celebrating their namesake, Casimir Pulaski, for years. Now it appears the Revolutionary War hero will get his own day in…

Man accused of gun threat on college campus

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com WYTHEVILLE — A Wytheville man is being held without bond at New River Valley Regional Jail after allegedly threatening two people with a handgun Thursday. Alexander…

Short-term professional truck driving courses offered with NRCC

Registration is open for New River Community College’s short-term professional truck driving course. During the hands-on training, participants will learn truck driving skills and take the Virginia DMV’s Class A…

One-day computer workshops to be offered in March

New River Community College will offer several one-day workshops on Microsoft Office computer programs in March. “Access: Introduction” is an introduction to the relational database program, Microsoft Access. Students will…

Carolyn Lester Harvey

Carolyn Lester Harvey, age 70, of Pulaski, Va., died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 at Highland Ridge Rehabilitation Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mary Lester,…