Home » Archives by category » News (Page 439)

Beth Macy and ‘Factory Man’ visit Draper Mercantile

Beth Macy and ‘Factory Man’ visit Draper Mercantile

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Draper Mercantile’s dining room was filled to capacity Tuesday night as local residents filed in to see The New York Times bestselling author Beth…

Pembroke man injured, charged in wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A Pembroke man is facing an intoxicated driving charge after being injured early Wednesday in a wreck on Route 11 in Pulaski County. Sheriff’s Department Capt.…

Theatre planning for a ‘White Christmas’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Friday’s weather forecast may call for rain, but at Pulaski Theatre, they’re planning to have a “White Christmas.” The 1954 classic, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye,…

Dublin Book Club hosting local author

Dublin Book Club hosting local author

Pulaski County author Jerry L. Haynes will discuss his book, “A Cotton Mill Town Christmas,” during Dublin Book Club’s Dec. 16 meeting. Haynes’ festive scene, during a turbulent 1969 winter,…

Opportunities identified to strengthen workforce development

Opportunities identified to strengthen workforce development

RICHMOND – Virginia has a number of opportunities to strengthen the state’s workforce development system through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) program, according to a…

NRV Volvo plant reaches sustainability milestone

NRV Volvo plant reaches sustainability milestone

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Fossil fuels are a thing of the past at Volvo Trucks New River Valley plant, as the company’s electricity provider is now using landfill gas…

LewisGale names new CEO

LewisGale names new CEO

Derek Vance, FACHE, has been named the new chief executive officer for LewisGale Hospital Pulaski. He assumed the role in mid-November, and already has plans to grow the hospital by…

LewisGale to host Nursing Research Day

BLACKSBURG – LewisGale Regional Health System will host its sixth annual Nursing Research Day, “A Culture of Safety: Integrating Research into Practice,” Dec. 11 at Virginia Edward Via College of…

Christmas kicks off in Pulaski Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   The Christmas season will officially kick off in Pulaski Thursday with a tree lighting ceremony, followed by the annual parade. Of course, Santa Claus will…

‘Lighting of the Trees’ Thursday at FACNRV

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley will celebrate its annual “Lighting of the Trees” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the FAC, 21 W. Main Street in Pulaski.…