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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…

Local comic seller endures changing market

Local comic seller endures changing market

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – Comics have been a lifelong passion for Robert Roy, the owner of Game Quest in downtown Radford. That passion, undoubtedly shared by millions,…

Wythe County offering Bob Ross painting class

WYTHEVILLE – The Wythe County Department of Parks & Recreation department will offer a Bob Ross painting class on Oct. 12. The class will be held at the Max Meadows…

BraveHeart 5k to kick off Highlanders Festival

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – The 19th annual Highlander Festival will begin with the BraveHeart 5K run Oct. 4 in Bisset Park. The 5K run and walk begin…

Community Foundation of NRV moving offices

Community Foundation of NRV moving offices

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG ­— Community Foundation of the New River Valley, which has awarded $3 million in grants and scholarships throughout the valley since 1997, is moving to…

Mandatory 6 years given for drug sales

Mandatory 6 years given for drug sales

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man will be spending the next six years in prison after receiving mandatory minimum sentences for selling drugs. Under an agreement with the prosecution,…

Accused White House intruder was arrested in Pulaski County

Accused White House intruder was arrested in Pulaski County

A Texas Army veteran who did something no one else has ever done – scaling a security fence and getting into the White House before being subdued by Secret Service…

Lions Club helps Leader Dogs

Lions Club helps Leader Dogs

Leader Dogs for the Blind is $500 richer thanks to a donation from the Dublin Lions Club. Lion Andy Hullender presented a $500 donation to Lion Marty Alford for the…