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Pulaski Elementary gets grant for Math and Movement

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Pulaski Elementary School recently received a $5,000 Toolbox for Education grant from Lowe’s Home Improvement, which will be put toward the “Math and Movement Family and…

Yoga comes to NRCC

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Yoga, a holistic practice that uses physical postures, breathing and relaxation techniques to provide physical and mental health benefits, will be offered at New River Community…

Dublin ‘jewel’ helps caregiver ‘stay alive’

Dublin ‘jewel’ helps caregiver ‘stay alive’

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a two-part story on Pulaski Adult Day Services and Fall Prevention Center in Dublin) By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com There’s a “jewel” in Dublin…

FBLA working to visit capital

FBLA working to visit capital

By ERIN ALDERMAN SWT Media Intern The Future Business Leaders of America club at Pulaski County High School, supervised by Melanie Lester and Amanda Wolfe, are hoping to bring back…

Grant given to educate youngsters in the NRV

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Smart Beginnings of the NRV, a program of the New River Valley Regional Commission, was recently awarded a $250,000 state grant to enhance early childhood education.…

Intern program a success at PCHS

Intern program a success at PCHS

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com While Pulaski County High School is well-known for having one of the premier Career and Technical Education programs in the state, leaders at the school are…

Local leaders plan to attend Lobby Day in Richmond

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com This is the time of year when local representatives go to Richmond to express their wants and needs to members of the General Assembly. At least…

Man wanted in Radford in custody

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — A man wanted by Radford City police for domestic-related offenses is in custody. City spokeswoman Jenni Wilder said Radford City Police Department arrested 36-year-old Walter…

The Goodwins: Providing safe haven for people and pets

The Goodwins: Providing safe haven for people and pets

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com When coming to visit the Pulaski County Animal Shelter, one is likely to hear dogs barking as they sense when people approach the building. There’s likely…

Truck hauling frozen chicken crashes

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com CARROLL COUNTY — A truck driver received minor injuries Friday afternoon when the tractor-trailer he was driving ran off Interstate 77. Corinne Geller, spokeswoman for Virginia…