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Co-chair reflects on 14 years with Relay for Life

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   What is “Relay for Life?” That is what Robbie Morris, this year’s event co-chair, asked himself in 2001 when asked to join the Pulaski Health…

Town Council hears update on gang markings and graffiti cleanup

Appoints new members to Housing Authority, honors Janet Johnson   By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Tuesday night’s Pulaski Town Council meeting heard updates on various projects currently in working progress…

DKG Chapter tours Ratcliffe museum

DKG Chapter tours Ratcliffe museum

Nu Chapter, New River Coordinating Council, IOTA State, The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met at Raymond F. Ratcliffe Transportation Museum in Pulaski in February to tour the facility and…

March jamboree features Whitetop and Comptons

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   March’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree at New River Community College will feature the bluegrass tunes of The Comptons and Company, and Whitetop Mountain…

Sunday hunting bill pending signature

By LIZ BUTTERFIELD Capital News Service   RICHMOND — Weekend hunters in Virginia may be able to enjoy more hunting opportunities if Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs a law lifting the…

Ex-DMS teacher accused of sex offenses

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A former Dublin Middle School teacher was arrested Sunday on charges he had an “illegal” relationship with a student. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis said…

Attempted theft leads to drug charge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   A Pulaski woman arrested for shoplifting a pair of flip-flops last May ended up with a drug charge as well. Betsy Neveda Stowers, 40, was…

Fairview Community Garden ready for gardeners

By SHEILA NELSON Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce   Fairview Home generously donated a large section of land, which, under the direction of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, has…

Clinic open house helps vets with healthcare services

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   WYTHEVILLE –Salem VA Medical Center’s Wytheville Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host an open house March 17 to provide veterans information about enrollment in…

NRCC announces spring ‘Sharper Skills’ workshops

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Nonprofit organizations, as well as businesses, may want to check out workshops scheduled this spring as part of New River Community College’s “Sharper Skills Seminars”…