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Downstream flows from Claytor Lake could fluctuate

Water releases from Appalachian Power’s Claytor Hydroelectric Plant on the New River could fluctuate Saturday if the company adjusts flows for the New River Lucky Duck Race at Bisset Park…

Supervisors advance school referendum

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County supervisors have taken the next step in developing a bond referendum to let voters decide if a new consolidated middle school is in…

Lucky Duck Race, car show scheduled for Saturday 

RADFORD – The sixth annual Radford Lucky (rubber) Duck Race gets under way at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bisset Park. Proceeds support the Noon Rotary Club community outreach programs. The…

County assists VT Foundation financing

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Although not without controversy, Pulaski County’s Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will serve as a conduit for up to $11 million in bonds for the Virginia…

SRP prize winners and Star Readers named

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When Pulaski County schools start Friday, many students will head back to classes with their reading skills intact, thanks to Pulaski County Library System. Over the…

County economy appears more stable

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Jobless rates increased in most New River Valley locales for June, although the increases were minimal and still better than the same month in 2016.…

Dancing shoes needed for Victor Lawson & The Boogie Chillen Friday in Jackson Park

Dancing shoes needed for Victor Lawson & The Boogie Chillen Friday in Jackson Park

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Live music and dancing will close First Street NW in downtown Pulaski Friday when Victor Lawson & The Boogie Chillen perform everything from “Born to…

Cash, pistols, ‘plant material’ seized in search

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A trespassing call at a Newbern Road residence in Pulaski led to a search and confiscation of cash, pistols and what police described as “plant material.”…

Ordinance allows more enforcement of open containers

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Pulaski’s newest ordinance officially bans open alcohol containers in parks and other public areas within the town in a move by town council that gives…

Adams among select graduates featured in alumni’s 100th year

Adams among select graduates featured in alumni’s 100th year

CHICKASHA, Okla. – Brenda (Pettigrew) Adams is among select graduates of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to be recognized as “100 Alumni You Should Know.” The USAO…