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Ratcliffe opens horse show exhibit

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Horse enthusiasts, and the general public, may want to stop by the Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum to check out a new exhibit and learn…

Pickleball coming to Pulaski County

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   It has apparently been sweeping the nation, but in Pulaski County, pickleball isn’t well known. Hensel Eckman YMCA hopes to change that by offering classes…

YMCA extending its business hours

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com In response to requests from its membership, Hensel Eckman YMCA in Pulaski is expanding its operations and pool hours beginning today. “You asked, and we listened,”…

Library kicking off writing contest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Break out your pen and paper — or your computer — and get ready to let your mind soar. It’s time for the annual “It’s All…

Pulaski residents named to RU dean’s list

RADFORD – Thirteen residents of Pulaski have been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Radford University. Named to the academic honor roll are Katelyn B. Armbrister, senior English…

APCo customers set peak demand

ROANOKE – Appalachian Power residential customers in Virginia will see a decrease of about 4 percent in their total electric bills beginning this month.  The decrease is the result of…

Pulaski buildings slated for demolition

Pulaski buildings slated for demolition

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski will soon be bidding farewell to a couple of old buildings on First Street — if the weather ever clears. John White, town economic development…

Pulaski County gets two new assistant administrators

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The job for Pulaski County’s assistant county administrator will be split in two starting Monday. The position, which was vacated by Robert Hiss in May…

Stolen truck, cosmetics found; suspects nabbed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com WYTHE COUNTY — A truck loaded with $250,000 worth of cosmetics was recovered and three suspects arrested in what Wythe County authorities believe to be “part…

RU named one of nation’s best public colleges

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Radford University has been ranked as one of the top 200 public colleges in America in The Business Journals, according to numbers recently released by…