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AG seeking to keep county men in custody

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com State officials have filed civil commitment proceedings against two Pulaski County men, seeking to have them declared sexually violent predators and continued to be detained. Hearings…

Relay offers loads of entertainment

Relay offers loads of entertainment

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With just three days left until the big event Pulaski County & Radford City Relay for Life is just $14,000 short of reaching its $65,000 fundraising…

Children’s Acting Workshop a big hit

Children’s Acting Workshop a big hit

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com New River Valley Regional Theatre founder Robin Brooke recently discovered just how many talented young people our area has to offer during a free Children’s Acting…

Pulaski taking budget comments again

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski residents are getting a second chance to comment on the town’s proposed $9.8 million 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Budget Tuesday. Pulaski Town Council held a public…

Native son, revered surgeon dies

Native son, revered surgeon dies

Staff Report GLENCOE, MD. — A Pulaski County native and revered pediatric surgeon, known for leading the separation of conjoined twins in 1982, has died. Dr. J. Alex Haller Jr. passed…

Tech alters how localities do business

Tech alters how localities do business

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com As technology changes so does the way government bodies are able to conduct business. In days past, personal and business travel sometimes meant government leaders had…

Drivers warned of likely traffic delays

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com In the interest of saving Southwest Times readers time and aggravation, this a travel tip to those going to southern West Virginia from Southwest Virginia. Milling…

Summer Food Service Program is expanding in Pulaski County

Summer Food Service Program is expanding in Pulaski County

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Children and their parents lined up for free hot dogs and hamburgers at Randolph Park at a special event meant to raise awareness for the Summer…

Bad fuse impacts electric service

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Fewer than 100 customers, including some retail establishments, were without power for a couple hours Wednesday morning. Appalachian Power Company spokeswoman Teresa Hamilton Hall said power…

Motorist sought in juvenile hit and run

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — Authorities are seeking a motorist who struck a juvenile on a bike Tuesday and then left the scene. According to Jenni Wilder, spokeswoman for…

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