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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.…

Red Sun tomatoes on the menu at local restaurants

Red Sun tomatoes on the menu at local restaurants

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   If a dish is ordered at Fatz Café that includes tomatoes, chances are the ripe red fruit was grown just a few miles up the…

Cana man charged in Carroll shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com WARDS GAP — A Cana man was arrested in Carroll County Monday for allegedly wounding a man in the abdomen while shooting at a vehicle. Christopher…

Involuntary manslaughter case advances

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com An involuntary manslaughter case has been certified to a grand jury against a man charged in an August UTV wreck that claimed the life of a…

Health insurance info session to be held at library

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County residents will have an opportunity to learn more about the health care marketplace on Thursday at the Pulaski County Public Library. The information…