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Newspapers give students a new type of reading lesson

Newspapers give students a new type of reading lesson

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary reading instructor Christine Bailey has always had an appreciation for incorporating the daily paper into her lesson plans. In the past, she’s used…

Pulaski man dies from gunshot wound

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A man who was found shot in the head in his Newbern Road residence Thursday night has died, according to police. In a prepared statement issued…

Some ugly sweaters

Some ugly sweaters

Calvin Pynn/SWT The Pulaski Senior Center hosted an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party on Friday. Those participating were (from left) Elaine Smith, Ethel Ryan, Barbie Tate, Louise Albert, Deborah Craig, Marion…

RU’s Jones among Virginia’s outstanding faculty

RADFORD – Radford University associate professor Jennifer Jones is the recipient of the 2015 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, given by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV). The award is…

Three arrested in Radford robbery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   RADFORD — Three Radford residents have been arrested in connection with the December robbery of a man. According to a prepared statement from Radford City…

Hancock honored

Hancock honored

Lynn Adams/SWT Gary Hancock was honored Thursday night as outgoing president of the board of directors for the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley. The presentation occurred during…

‘The Nutcracker’ scheduled

‘The Nutcracker’ scheduled

Courtesy photos Pulaski Dance Productions will present its annual Christmas show at 7 p.m. Saturday at Pulaski Middle School. Featuring an abridged version of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” in Act 1…

Pulaski police respond to shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski police responded to a shooting on Newbern Road near Grove Drive Thursday night, but details of the incident were not available by press time. According…

Downtown turns into ‘Silver Bell Village’ Saturday

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Downtown Pulaski will host a variety of Christmas-themed activities all day Saturday. For one day, downtown will become “The Historic Silver Bell Village,” starting at…

‘Messiah’ moves 270-year tradition to Pulaski Theatre

‘Messiah’ moves 270-year tradition to Pulaski Theatre

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The air in the Pulaski Theatre will be filled with the thundering voices of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” this weekend. The New River Valley Community…