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Absentee voting begins Friday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Those who wish to vote by absentee ballot in the Nov. 6 General Election can do so starting Friday. Registered Virginia voters who meet one of…

Clues sought in missing infant case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com MONTGOMERY COUNTY — It’s been nine days since a Montgomery County woman reported her 3-month-old infant missing. A Roanoke man, Andrew Terry, stands charged with illegally…

Minor League Baseball Attendance Reaches Nearly 40.5 Million in 2018

PETERSBURG, Fla. — A total of 40,450,337 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2018, marking the 14th consecutive season that Minor League Baseball’s 176 teams…

Good Sam seeks caring volunteers

If you have the compassion it takes to help people through the final stages of life, Good Samaritan Hospice needs you. The nonprofit organization is seeking men and women volunteers,…

Former college student found guilty for role in teen’s death

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A jury found a former Virginia Tech student guilty Thursday for her role in the death of a 13-year-old girl two years ago. Jurors will return…

The Pulaski County Flea Market…It’s On!

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com After being postponed last week, the Pulaski County Flea Market will be held at the New River Valley Fairgrounds this weekend beginning Saturday, Sept. 22, and…

NRCC student receives national scholarship

NRCC student receives national scholarship

Allison Caudill, a student at New River Community College, has been awarded a national Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarship. The Leaders of Promise scholarship program helps selected members of the…

Local Christmas Store to take applications

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Christmas Store is beginning the process of taking applications for Christmas assistance this year. The first in a series of application intake sessions is…

Auto students to judge cruise-in entries

Auto students to judge cruise-in entries

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Students in New River Community College’s automotive technology program will be giving cars the once-over Saturday, but not in the way they usually do. The cars…

Ratcliffe display focuses on local women

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The history of Pulaski County’s women in business is the focus of a new display opening this weekend at Ratcliffe Transportation Museum. The display is part…