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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.…

Aspiring Virginia high schools students converge at RU

A week in the classrooms and laboratories of Radford University for aspiring female scientists from high schools across the state concluded with two events. The events capped the Summer Bridge…

McAuliffe announces 250 new jobs for Grayson County

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Core Health & Fitness LLC, a leader in developing and marketing advanced strength and cardio equipment for the fitness industry, will invest…

Students at PCHS have fun learning

By JENNIFER WADE jennifer@www.southwesttimes.com   The After-School Cougar Enrichment Program (ACE) got off to a great start this summer. Although the program, funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Centers…