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Local bow hunters eye Pulaski

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com As Pulaski considers whether or not to allow bow hunters on town property, local bow hunters are expressing a renewed interest in pursuing deer within…

Highlander festival set for Oct. 21

Highlander festival set for Oct. 21

Visitors to Radford on Saturday will get the city’s annual taste of Scots-Irish culture as the 21st Highlanders Festival returns with a full menu of music, dance, athletic games, sheepherding…

Needed: ‘Trash to treasure’ artists

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is requesting artwork for a new exhibit called ‘Trash to Treasure.’ The public is invited to participate by producing works of…

BraveHeart 5K to kick off Highlanders Festival

BraveHeart 5K to kick off Highlanders Festival

The BraveHeart 5K Run/Walk will be begin Saturday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. in Bisset Park. The run coincides with the annual Highlanders Festival, and proceeds from the event will…

Pulaski Firefighters’ Tradition

Pulaski Firefighters’ Tradition

Brooke J. Wood/SWT During Fire Prevention Day Thursday, Pulaski Fire Department served up their famous stew to town employees and others, a tradition they hold each year on Fire Prevention…

Dublin church’s youth group steps up service

Dublin church’s youth group steps up service

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Youth at Dublin Church of God have been on the move in recent months raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project and hurricane flood relief,…

Critzer seeks vendors for fall fest

Critzer Elementary School will hold a fall festival Oct. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. “Trick-or-treat trunks will be available for every grade level,” says Kathryn Jones, a fourth-grade teacher…

Church kitchen turns into bakery

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Riverview Baptist Church recently turned into a bakery – and now they’re inviting others to join them. The Ripplemead, Va. church transformed into a cooking…

American Memories

American Memories

Brooke J. Wood/SWT Quilts will be the focus this year during American Craft Week at the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley. The exhibit, which will be open…

Wildfire season starts off on dry note

Wildfire season starts off on dry note

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Sunday marks the beginning of fall wildfire season in Virginia. Unfortunately, recent rains that began with tropical depression Nate did little to alleviate dry conditions.…

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