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FACNRV to honor young artists Sunday

FACNRV to honor young artists Sunday

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com The Fine Arts Center of the New River Valley will be the site of a large gathering Sunday as young artists from around the area are…

Town hires Pulaski on Main administrator

Town hires Pulaski on Main administrator

        By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council has given the go-ahead for staff to ink a deal with Mill Creek Creative LLC in Christiansburg to administer…

Delegate aims to rein in ‘Predatory Loans,’ to no avail

By Siona Peterous Capital News Service RICHMOND – “You’re pre-approved!” CashNetUSA, a Chicago-based company, exclaimed in a letter to Alexandria resident Mark Levine. “$1,000 is waiting!” However, in tiny print…

Area woman nabbed in elder fraud probe

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ROANOKE — Scams impacting the elderly make the news almost daily, but stories of scammers getting caught and prosecuted are few and far between. That changed…

Exhaust fan sparks house fire

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A bathroom exhaust fan sparked a fire that damaged a Newbern Heights home Tuesday, according to fire officials. Newbern Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a…

Deputies hand deliver letters to students

Deputies hand deliver letters to students

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Several members of Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, including Sheriff Mike Worrell, recently had lunch and read to students at Riverlawn Elementary School. The officers were there…

New RFP planned for Pulaski storefronts

New RFP planned for Pulaski storefronts

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski will issue a new request for proposal (RFP) on two West Main Street buildings ready for redevelopment. Despite interest shown at a pre-bid conference and…

Time given for stealing video games

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Narrows couple is serving active jail sentences after being convicted of shoplifting more than $1,000 worth of video games in January. Andrew Michael Uzmack, 29,…

Taylor graduates Basic Training

Taylor graduates Basic Training

U.S. Army National Guardsman PVT. Kami Taylor has graduated Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. During this ten-week journey from civilian to soldier, PVT Taylor learned basic tactical and…

CTE and STEM celebrated at PCHS

CTE and STEM celebrated at PCHS

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com What do you really want to be when you grow up? That question is one that millions of students ask themselves each year, but only a…

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