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Ireland headlining July ‘Lunch at the Depot’

Ireland headlining July ‘Lunch at the Depot’

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Blue Ridge Mountains-based musician Ron Ireland will provide entertainment at the town of Pulaski’s July “Lunch at the Depot” event. A vendor will be on hand…

Author embarks on journey to share spiritual experience

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Debbie “Takara” Shelor’s life changed a couple decades ago when she first came face to face with a dolphin as she was swimming in the…

Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging back into a military role in Iraq, President Barack Obama on Thursday said he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to help quell the rising…

Pulaski County Schools and Habitat for Humanity sign Memorandum of Understanding

Pulaski County Schools and Habitat for Humanity sign Memorandum of Understanding

By JENNIFER WADE Jennifer@www.southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Schools and Habitat for Humanity signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday, June 17.  This document states that Pulaski County High School will…

Newbern museum hosting annual dinner fundraiser

Newbern museum hosting annual dinner fundraiser

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Wilderness Road Regional Museum will hold its annual fundraising dinner at Hillcrest Farms in Dublin Saturday, July 19. The 6 p.m. dinner, to be held…

Fire destroys vacant mobile home

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a vacant mobile home on Baskerville Street in Dublin Wednesday. Dublin Fire Chief Ronnie McClure said the 6:31 p.m.…

Rush outlines legislative process at Boys State

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com RADFORD — Seventh District Delegate Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg) was among legislators addressing the American Legion’s 72nd session of Boys State of Virginia being held this week…

Motorcycle wreck kills one in Carroll County

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   One man is dead after a motorcycle wreck in Carroll County last night. Wilbourn Sisk, 60, of Max Meadows, lost control of his 2000 Harley…

McAuliffe announces 2,000 new jobs in Chesterfield Co.

RICHMOND — Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today at the Virginia State Capitol that Shandong Tranlin Paper Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese pulp and paper company will invest $2 billion over…

Board of Supervisors share budget details with public

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors held a special public hearing Monday night to discuss the proposed FY 2015 budget with the county’s citizens. While…