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9/11 ceremony begins with bell toll

NEW YORK (AP) — With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused today to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001,…

Workshop provides tips on pricing and marketing

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Artisans and crafters wondering how to price and market their products “for maximum sales” may find an upcoming workshop helpful. ’Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan…

September proclaimed Virginia Music Heritage Month

RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe has acknowledged Virginia’s contribution to music history and innovation around the world by declaring September as Virginia Music Heritage Month. Virginia’s musical contribution to American…

Rural Retreat Lake campground closing this weekend

Rural Retreat Lake campground closing this weekend

RURAL RETREAT – Campers in southwest Virginia will have one final weekend to enjoy Wythe County’s Rural Retreat Lake, as the campground is scheduled to close for the season this…

Brown pays dues in ‘Bridge’ challenge

Brown pays dues in ‘Bridge’ challenge

Radford City Mayor Bruce Brown dons a Pulaski County Cougars football jersey at his city council meeting as the result of losing his annual Battle of the Bridge challenge with…

Sharing their talents

Sharing their talents

Students of Lynn Loftus will present an afternoon of Broadway, jazz, pop and opera music Sunday, Sept. 14, at Memorial Baptist Church on Peppers Ferry Road in Pulaski. The free…

Pulaski catches New York Yankees

Pulaski catches New York Yankees

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Baseball fans in Pulaski should expect to see pinstripes in Calfee Park next season, as town officials announced an affiliation Wednesday afternoon with the New…

Pulaski OK’s sale of Calfee Park

Pulaski OK’s sale of Calfee Park

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Town Council Tuesday took the final action needed to transfer ownership of Calfee Park to Shelor Motor Mile. Council unanimously approved a motion to…

Hill resigns from school board

Hill resigns from school board

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Linda Hill will no longer be on the Pulaski County School Board in October, as she announced her resignation during Tuesday night’s meeting. “Sitting before…

Stout honored for volunteerism

Stout honored for volunteerism

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Mary Catherine Stout was presented with the Joseph A. Calfee Volunteerism Award Monday night for freely giving of her time and talents to the Pulaski County…