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Silent auction

Silent auction

Courtesy photo Critzer Elementary School PTO is sponsoring a silent auction to raise money for the school. Each grade level created a basket(s) with a certain theme in mind. Students…

Newly published Civil War diary has deep ties to SW Va.

WYTHEVILLE – The daughter of Joseph Henry, one of America’s most renown scientists, Mary Henry was 21 years old when her family moved into the only castle in Washington, D.C.:…

Retirement ceremony honors Mabry

Retirement ceremony honors Mabry

FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Major Elvis L. Mabry, a native of Hiwassee who enlisted in the Infantry in 1987, was honored recently with a retirement ceremony after more than…

Business Expo photo gallery

Business Expo photo gallery

5 nabbed in local meth lab probe

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Five Pulaski County residents have been charged in connection with searches conducted as part of several months of investigation into “a large group of individuals…

Ex-teacher guilty of sex with student

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A former Dublin Middle School civics teacher faces up to 43 years incarceration after pleading no contest Thursday to having a sexual relationship with a student.…

Employment figures show slight dip for NRV

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   RICHMOND – The New River Valley was down by about 200 jobs between September and October, according to a monthly report from the Virginia Employment…

Tree trimming tim

Tree trimming tim

Ava Stilwell photo Seniors at Pulaski Senior Center decorated a Christmas tree at the center this week. Taking part in the activity were (from left) Debra Craig, Louise Albert, Shirley…

Wythe County to host Christmas craft class

RURAL RETREAT – The Wythe County Parks and Recreation Department will host a Christmas Crafts Class on Dec. 13 at the Rural Retreat Community Center. According to Kevin Williams, director…

Physician of the Year named for Wythe County Community Hospital

WYTHEVILLE – Dr. James McConnell has been named Physician of the Year for Wythe County Community Hospital. The annual award was created in 2006 by employees at WCCH to honor…