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Pulaski Post Office reopening Wednesday

Pulaski Post Office reopening Wednesday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A newly remodeled Pulaski Post Office will reopen Wednesday, five months after it was closed due to “issues with the building.” The Washington Avenue facility will…

Attorney: comments to media prompted appeal

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The attorney for a woman who pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in November says comments a prosecutor made to the media after a plea deal was…

NRV 11th best for manufacturing work

NRV 11th best for manufacturing work

Staff Report The New River Valley is the 11th best metropolitan area in the nation to work in manufacturing, according a recent study by Smartasset, a financial technology company providing…

17 arrested in alleged hazing incident

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — Seventeen members of a Radford fraternity have been arrested in connection with a hazing incident that allegedly occurred during a party held in September,…

Weissburg appointed president of Mack Trucks

Martin Weissburg, currently president of Volvo Construction Equipment, will become president of Mack Trucks effective June 1, 2018. In this capacity, he will continue to be a member of the…

Abundant Life kids present Christmas musical

Children of Abundant Life Ministries Church, 3050 Lee Hwy., Pulaski, are presenting a Christmas musical, “Christmas in Black and White,” Sunday evening at 6 at the church. Pastor Lawrence and…

Draper Ruritan offering photos with Santa

Parents and pet owners can have their children and/or pets photographed with Santa Claus Saturday for a $5 fee. Draper Ruritan Club is sponsoring the Pictures with Santa sessions as a…

Enrollment open for energy assistance

Staff Report New River Community Action (NRCA) is taking applications for one-time assistance with electric bills for those with qualifying hardships. Assistance is available while funds last through American Electric…

Government avoids shutdown but CHIP still at risk

By ALAN RODRIGUEZ ESPINOZA Capital News Service RICHMOND – A stopgap measure designed to avoid a government shutdown includes a provision that will provide the Children’s Health Insurance Program with…

Deputies, corporal receive Lifesaving Award

Deputies, corporal receive Lifesaving Award

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Quick action by two deputies and a corporal in November saved the life of a Dublin motel guest and earned them Lifesaving Awards. Pulaski County Sheriff…

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