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Pedestrian hit by vehicle

RADFORD – A pedestrian died Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle on Main Street. Clarence Rodney Harris, 60, was hit by a SUV in the westbound lane of…

NRCC offers ‘British Art and Architecture’ trip

A travel experience entitled “British Art and Architecture” will be offered through New River Community College in May. Tammy Parks, NRCC assistant professor of art, will lead the trip. Participants…

Glencoe Museum to ring in the holidays

The Glencoe Museum will celebrate the holidays with old-fashioned cheer with an open house 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11. The museum will be decked out in its holiday best…

Save big with ‘Bags and Boxes of Books’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Friends of Pulaski County Library will offer special savings for its final book sale of the year Dec. 5-6 by holding a “Bags and Boxes of…

Seven years given for violations

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com A Pulaski man who violated conditions of probation for a fourth time will be serving more than seven years in prison. Delbert Elgene Nixon Jr. apologized…

Chicken Bus working to get back on the road after fire

Chicken Bus working to get back on the road after fire

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   For a short while, the future looked grim for the Chicken Bus after a sudden fire barbecued the familiar vehicle instead of the savory poultry…

Schools certified platinum as they go ‘green’

Schools certified platinum as they go ‘green’

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Public Schools recently won first place in the Green Schools Challenge, sponsored by the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA). The Green Schools Challenge…

Ugly Christmas sweaters earning respect

Ugly Christmas sweaters earning respect

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Have a Christmas sweater that’s so ugly you’re embarrassed to wear it? It’s time to break it out and let it earn some respect. Pulaski County…

Firefighters learn to rescue their own

Firefighters learn to rescue their own

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Two dozen firemen got some instruction on rescuing one of their own Saturday during a joint Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) training session. Dublin Fire Department Capt.…

Honors recognized at Board of Supervisors meeting

Honors recognized at Board of Supervisors meeting

Calvin Pynn SWT Two accolades given to individuals and government bodies in Pulaski County over the past month were recognized at last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting. (Pictured left) The…