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Times queries citizens on variety of topics

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Your trusty Southwest Times correspondent roamed the streets of downtown Pulaski this week to ask four random passers-by Five Questions from the Southwest Times. The individuals…

Sex offender denied bond in new case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Fairlawn sex offender convicted of sexually assaulting and impregnating a minor in 2003 will not receive bond on new charges, including assault and abduction. Russell…

Goshen UMC holding May Meeting

Goshun United Methodist Church on Spur Branch Road, is holding its May Meeting Wednesday, May 23, through Saturday, May 26, 7 p.m. Evangelist is the Rev. Derek Cowan. There will…

Lions Club continues to help the hurting

Lions Club continues to help the hurting

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Last month the Dublin Lion’s Club, whose motto is ‘We Serve,’ decided to do another good deed by raising money for Logan Smith, a local man…

NRCC celebrates 49th annual commencement

NRCC celebrates 49th annual commencement

The 49th annual commencement was celebrated at New River Community College Friday, May 11. NRCC President Dr. Pat Huber conferred approximately 450 degrees, diplomas and certificates during the ceremony. Steve…

State Board Sets Tuition for 2018-2019 Academic Year

RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges established the 2018-2019 academic year in-state tuition and mandatory fees rate at $154 per credit hour today at its regular May meeting. Beginning…

Virginia State Police communications professional awarded for excellence

Virginia State Police communications professional awarded for excellence

WYTHEVILLE – The Virginia State Police is proud to announce that Communications Center System Technician W. Martin Paulson is this year’s recipient of the esteemed Virginia Association of Public-Safety Communications…

Wilderness Road App combine history, technology

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com This week it was announced that the Wilderness Road Regional Museum in Newbern will be one of 200 historic sites in the state of Virginia listed…

Girl Scouts role in WWI is topic of museum exhibit

WYTHEVILLE – Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum in Wytheville has opened a new exhibition: Girl Scouts during “The Great War.” The exhibit explores the role Girl Scouts played 100 years…

Pulaski KFC/Taco Bell grand reopening

Pulaski KFC/Taco Bell grand reopening

The KFC/Taco Bell located at 1991 Memorial Drive is celebrating a fresh new look, hosting a grand reopening and ribbon cutting after completing a remodeling project. That new look includes…