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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…

Christmas Parade photo gallery

Christmas Parade photo gallery