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Police: ‘winning’ may mean losing cash

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Pulaski Police Department warns area senior citizens to be cautious of telephone calls claiming they have won the lottery, a sweepstakes or a new car. A…

2014 Farm Bill update to be held in Wytheville

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com WYTHEVILLE — Wythe County is among five locations chosen for meetings that will update producers on the 2014 Farm Bill. The Wythe County meeting will be…

Farmers have opportunity to be among Faces of Farming

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance is seeking standout farmer and rancher spokespersons for the second year of its Faces of Farming & Ranching program. Ideal candidates…

North Carolina & Virginia to host joint yard sale this weekend

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE – This weekend, residents living along a 70-mile stretch of highway in western North Carolina and Virginia will be given a unique opportunity to…

RU nursing professor honored by interdisciplinary organization on aging

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) named Radford University’s Virginia Burggraf to a 2014 Fellow earlier this week. Burggraf joins 61 other professionals named “exemplary”…

NRCC shooter receives 38 years

CHRISTIANSBURG – Neil MacInnis, the man charged with shooting two women at the New River Community College mall site in Christiansburg last year, was sentenced today to a total of…

Fatz to host fundraiser for Friends of Claytor Lake

Fatz to host fundraiser for Friends of Claytor Lake

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@www.southwesttimes.com   Friends of Claytor Lake, a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving and protecting the quality and tranquility of the environment of Claytor Lake, will be hosting…

Pulaski Free Clinic planning Gospel Sing

The Pulaski County community will have an opportunity to enjoy good gospel music and help the Pulaski Free Clinic at the same time in September. The clinic is planning its…

Bear sightings in community spark interest

The Pulaski Police Department has been receiving an increasing number of complaints of black bear sightings. According to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF), the population of…

Local fire crews fight flames Sunday night

Local fire crews fight flames Sunday night

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski Fire Department responded to a structure fire call shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, according to Pulaski Fire Chief Bill Webb.…