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2015 General Reassessment nearing completion

By TRINA RUPE Pulaski County Commissioner of Revenue The Pulaski County general reassessment is on the downslide in being completed. The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors hired Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group to…

BBB: Alarm company using alarming business practices

Roanoke – Multiple consumers in the Harrisonburg and Roanoke area have reported to BBB that salespeople from Trio Alarm LLC have come to their door unsolicited and allegedly sold them…

Second graders learning about boating safety

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com With all of the water recreation opportunities Pulaski County has to offer, Hensel Eckman YMCA in Pulaski is helping to keep area youth safe by providing…

NRCC offering handgun safety class

A handgun safety class will be offered through New River Community College Nov. 4 and Nov. 6. Both class meetings will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. in Edwards…

New River Valley Sheep and Goat Club comes to Southwest Virginia

New River Valley Sheep and Goat Club comes to Southwest Virginia

By Sarah Smiley Special to The SWT   The “Buy Local, Eat Local” idea is gaining importance in Southwest Virginia and supports the farmers in our region. Small farms are…

Opportunities for Virginia’s community college students pursuing STEM degrees

Virginia’s Community College students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields statewide have access to new scholarships, research experiences, internships and courses thanks to a NASA grant…

PMS at Apple Ridge Farm

PMS at Apple Ridge Farm

Courtesy photo Students in Pulaski Middle School’s Orioles Unplugged program went on an overnight trip to Apple Ridge Farm recently in Copper Hill, Va. Part of the trip included learning…

Contributing to the future

Contributing to the future

Courtesy photo ABB, a manufacturer of outdoor electrical transformers located in Bland, Va., recently donated a substantial amount of aluminum and steel to the Pulaski County High School Career and…

Bluefield College marks second highest enrollment in school history

BLUEFIELD, Va. – Bluefield College is celebrating its highest student enrollment since 1998, and its second highest student population numbers in the history of the school. Nine hundred twelve students…

Breaking news: Remains belong to missing Virginia student

RICHMOND (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a…