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Rx discounts available to Wythe County residents

WYTHEVILLE – Uninsured Wythe County residents are eligible for a free prescription discount card, part of a joint effort between the county and the National Association of Counties (NACo). Through…

UPDATE on Missing Person Nancy Howell

Radford City Police Department located Nancy Irene Howell safe in Bisset Park on the morning of September 19, 2014. She has been taken to New River Valley Medical Center for…

Police search for missing Radford woman

Police search for missing Radford woman

The Radford Police Department and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office are looking for Nancy Irene Howell, of Radford, who went missing Wednesday afternoon. Howell, 46, was last seen alone at the…

Police say man abused infant son

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A 23-year-old Pulaski man is being held without bond for allegedly abusing his 6-month-old son Friday. Steven Edward Akers of Washington Square Apartments in Pulaski…

Long John Silvers rebuild under way

Long John Silvers rebuild under way

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com It’s been almost a year since fire destroyed the Long John Silvers restaurant at Fairlawn, but it shouldn’t be long before the hushpuppies and fish are…

Dublin to continue refinancing talk

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Dublin Town Council will continue discussion tonight on refinancing its debt service in an effort to save money. Council voted unanimously in August to refinance…

Council pursuing new weed, grass ordinance

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski Town Council has voted to prepare a new weed and grass ordinance that could take a more aggressive stance against violators who fail…

Super 8 fire repairs put at $35,000

Super 8 fire repairs put at $35,000

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Fire damage from a July fire at the Dublin Super 8 motel was about $35,000, according to building permits issued by Pulaski County. Property owner…

Career Pathways Consortium earns state award

Career Pathways Consortium earns state award

New River Career Pathways Consortium recently received the 2014 Virginia Career and Technical Education Creating Excellence Award during a ceremony held in Richmond. Career Pathways connects students to higher education…

Statewide child car seat check events under way

National Child Passenger Safety Week continues through Saturday   RICHMOND – Making sure children are secured in car seats saves lives. But for a child safety seat to work correctly,…