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Sunday hunting takes effect July 1

By JACKSON McMILLAN Capital News Service RICHMOND – Virginians will have the right to hunt on Sunday beginning July 1, according to a bill signed into law this week by…

GOP requests special session on Medicaid expansion

By COLIN KENNEDY Capital News Service   RICHMOND — Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates proposed a special legislative session to address the debate on Medicaid expansion just…

Area residents named to Dean’s List at Virginia Tech

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The following students enrolled at Virginia Tech were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students…

Six years given in chase, wreck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A Dublin man who wrecked while eluding police in August, then fled the scene, received a total sentence of six years Thursday, but he’ll only…

Radford men charged with separate abductions

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com RADFORD – Two Radford men are under arrest, accused of abducting and assaulting their girlfriends in separate incidents. In the most recent incident, 22-year-old Robert Collin…

Second annual ‘Color Me Cameron’ 5k Run/Walk set for April

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   On Saturday, April 5, the second annual “Color Me Cameron” Annual 5K Run/Walk will take place. Participants are encouraged to wear their whitest of white…

Indecent liberties alleged

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com CHRISTIANSBURG – Authorities have charged a 57-year-old man with taking indecent liberties with a child. No details of the incident are being released, but Kenneth Lee…

Support group starting for Alzheimer’s caregivers

BLACKSBURG – A new support group is available for those providing care for Alzheimer’s patients and members of the public. The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet the third Friday…

DST marks time to do more than change clocks

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   It’s time to “spring forward” again Sunday, but the switch to Daylight Saving Time (DST) is an opportunity to do more than just move the…

NRCC hosting quilt-focused art show

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Artists as well as those interested in needlework will want to check out New River Community College’s latest art show in Godbey Hall. The quilt-focused…