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Comcast seeking to begin franchise talks

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Its franchise agreement doesn’t expire until 2017, but Comcast is looking to begin discussions with the town of Dublin on a renewal contract. In a letter…

Radford University students to evaluate Main Street needs

Radford University students to evaluate Main Street needs

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   A group of Radford University graduate students will be evaluating the necessities and desires of shareholders on West Main Street in Pulaski during the next…

Saturday’s time to clean up the trail

Saturday’s time to clean up the trail

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com In recognition of National Public Lands Day, New River Trail State Park is teaming up with Pulaski Bikes to clean up along New River Trail and…

Preschoolers, help Smokey Bear celebrate birthday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Smokey Bear is celebrating his 70th birthday Oct. 2, and Pulaski County preschoolers are invited to stop by to help him celebrate at the Pulaski Library.…

Free GED practice tests available

New River Community College Office of Transitional Programs is offering free “GED Ready” practice tests through Oct. 3. Students who take GED Ready will find out whether they are ready…

Governor Debuts Virginia Faces of Drunk Driving Site to Combat DUI in Commonwealth

Leads Remembrance Event to Pay Tribute to State’s Victims of Drunk Driving RICHMOND – Following last year’s increase in drunk driving fatalities – the first rise in six years –…

Kyle named to Governor’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced the appointment of 30 members to the Governor’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence, appointments that include Radford University President Penelope W. Kyle. According…

Dublin throws support behind adult day care

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Dublin Town Council has thrown its support behind the locating of an adult day care and fall prevention center on property formerly occupied by Dublin Primary…

‘Take-Back’ enables safe drug disposal

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Have some prescription or over-the-counter drugs you no longer want or need? Local authorities will be accepting them for safe disposal Saturday during the fall Drug…

Suspect captured, but UVA student still missing

RICHMOND (AP) — A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition — but there is still no sign…