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Blacksburg challenges Radford arsenal

  By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Blacksburg Town Council passed a resolution Wednesday challenging the Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP) to commit to measures which would significantly reduce the overall…

10 years given in fraud, forgery case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski woman has been convicted of stealing a credit card and attempting to utter checks from her deceased father’s bank account. Susan Diane Flack, 48,…

Man convicted of third DUI

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Rural Retreat man will serve a mandatory six months in jail for a conviction of driving under the influence (DUI) for the third time in…

Cox completes basic training

Cox completes basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Stuart M. Cox graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program…

Virginia home-schoolers top 40,000

By Will Thomas VCU Capital News Service Alycia Wright, a Short Pump, Virginia resident, used to have her own classroom where each day she taught dozens of middle-school students. That…

Little Free Pantry arrives just in time

Little Free Pantry arrives just in time

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com A grass roots movement in communities to “leave what you can and take what you need” is again taking shape in Pulaski County, this time…

Ratcliffe becoming local holiday destination

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Opening the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Transportation Museum for the holidays is slowly evolving into a Pulaski tradition. The museum doesn’t open every Thanksgiving and Christmas,…

Jail sentence swapped for home monitoring

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Instead of serving 12 months in jail, 74-year-old registered sex offender Robert Shannon Carr, who touched a teen’s breast, is being placed on home electronic monitoring…

Man charged with accosting business patrons

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — A man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly entering a Radford business while intoxicated and claiming to be armed. Joseph David Sayers, 37, of…

Two SW Virginia counties awarded broadband funding

Staff Report Two Virginia counties will receive $6 million in federal funding to construct broadband infrastructure, according to a press release from the offices of U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim…