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Two more arrested in Radford shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   RADFORD – Two more arrests have been made in connection with a Dec. 9 shooting in which three people already are charged. According to a…

Ringmaster does it again

Ringmaster does it again

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@www.southwesttimes.com   About a year and a half ago, retired Virginia probation and parole officer Robert O’Neal, a Draper resident who enjoys metal detecting as a hobby,…

School Board honors staff, hears presentation from first year teachers

School Board honors staff, hears presentation from first year teachers

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County School Board started off their monthly meeting Thursday night by honoring one employee and two teachers for their achievements over the past…

Jones family warming kids with free coats

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   Brothers Tom and Jack Jones warm many hearts each Christmas by giving bikes and food baskets to the area’s needy children and families. But this…

Clogged chimneys keep firemen busy

Clogged chimneys keep firemen busy

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@www.southwesttimes.com   When it comes time to heat homes, chimneys and flues are the leading factor contributing to fires. For Pulaski Fire Marshal Todd Garwood, that’s becoming…

James Hardie celebrates anniversary, revitalizes the Pulaski community

James Hardie celebrates anniversary,  revitalizes the Pulaski community

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@www.southwesttimes.com   Since James Hardie started up their plant in Pulaski during the 2005-2006 fiscal year, the company has made a priority of using both their labor…

Critzer and PES make a splash at the Y

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@www.southwesttimes.com   After talk from YMCA Executive Director Allison Hunter of creating free swim classes for some of Pulaski schools’ elementary students, the organization has come through.…

Dr. Mancusi to appear at New Life Church of the Nazarene

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@www.southwesttimes.com   Mark your calendars for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 when Dr. Mancusi, who has spoken in the White House six times, will tell some of…

Dealership making a change in the community

Dealership making a change in the community

By SARAH BRADBURY sarah@www.southwesttimes.com Direct Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Wytheville has been doing its share to help the community by way of fundraising events held every week, notably their Cars…

Radford Christmas Parade rescheduled

Due to weather forecasts, the City of Radford Christmas Parade is being rescheduled to Sunday, Dec. 15, for the safety of parade participants and spectators. Line-up will still take place…