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BBB: Utility shutoff scam is back

“I’m sorry but a technician is on his way to shut off your power if you don’t pay me right now. You haven’t paid your bill and if we can’t…

Cintas handing out clothes, school supplies

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com In an effort to give back to the community and help those in need, Cintas will hold a “Clothe the Kids Drive” Saturday, Aug. 23. This…

RU administrators take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

RU administrators take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

It might be the dog days of summer, but the administrators of Radford University are staying cool thanks to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. University Vice Presidents Sam Minner, Mark…

Pedigo selected for Honor Society

Pedigo selected for Honor Society

Victoria Pedigo, of Vansant and formerly of Pulaski, has been selected by the Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society for membership in the local chapter at The University of Virginia’s…

Wythe County to host concussion workshop for football parents

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – Wythe County will host a free concussion education workshop for parents of youth football players next week as part of the county’s ongoing…

FACNRV offers series of Basic Camera classes

After shadowing other professionals, Shannon Ainsley began her career as a professional photographer in Pensacola, Fla., in 2001 with Paula’s Picture Perfect. In 2007 she and her family moved to…

The Southwest Times to implement NIE program

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Southwest Times will be working with Pulaski County Public Schools (PCPS) and local businesses in an effort to bring down illiteracy rates with the…

Old building facing new life

Old building facing new life

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com If all goes as planned, a grocer’s warehouse building next to Pulaski Municipal Building will once again be bustling with activity. Shelor Motor Mile closed on…

Route 99 upgrades in the works

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com With the cost of widening Route 99 growing faster than state funds are accumulating to complete the project, the town of Pulaski is looking at other…

‘Y’ teams with schools to give swim lessons

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Hensel Eckman YMCA has teamed up with three Pulaski County elementary schools to provide free swim lessons to second grade students this school year. “This program…