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Former leaders, employee honored

Former leaders, employee honored

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Town Council recognized a retired town employee, its former mayor and a former councilman with resolutions of appreciation during its recent meeting. In unanimously approved…

Two shot, one fatally, in CarrollCounty

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com CARROLL COUNTY — Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double shooting that left one person dead. According to a press release from Sheriff Kevin A.…

‘Year of the Nurse’ nominations open

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Virginia Nurses Foundation (VNF) is expanding its annual Leadership Excellence awards this year to recognize 20 nurses from across Virginia for their outstanding contributions and professionalism…

Appalachian seeks fuel rate decrease

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com ROANOKE — Due to a drop in natural gas costs, Appalachian Power Company is seeking a reduction in its fuel rate for Virginia customers. In its…

NRCC to offer new certified production technician program

New River Community College recently received state approval to offer a new training program for those interested in certified production technician (CPT). The CPT program prepares and certifies individuals for…

Blacksburg’s Torc Robotics adding 350 jobs

BLACKSBURG —Torc Robotics, a Blacksburg-based leader in self-driving vehicle systems, is investing $8.5 million to expand its software development operations in Montgomery County, creating 350 new jobs in the process.…

Veteran/defense officials visit RFAAP

Veteran/defense officials visit RFAAP

Virginia Veterans and Defense Affairs Secretary Carlos Hopkins and Deputy Secretary Kathleen T. Jabs visited Radford Army Ammunition Plant Wednesday to see modernization efforts and cutting-edge technologies in process there.…

Warburton honored with PCPC donation

Warburton honored with PCPC donation

Courtesy photo by Mike Wade In recognition of her years of service to Pulaski County, New River Valley Leading Lights recently presented a $500 donation to Pulaski Community Partners Coalition…

NRVCS distributes free Narcan

NRVCS distributes free Narcan

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com A somewhat unusual site greeted those passing by the New River Valley Community Services building on Washington Avenue in Pulaski Wednesday morning, as two masked men…

Computer SOLs subject of public hearing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Parents and educators interested in commenting on new proposed Standards of Learning (SOL) for computer technology education in Virginia schools have one final opportunity Sept. 14.…