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Basic motorcycle course offered this month

Two basic rider motorcycle weekend courses are being offered at New River Community College in Dublin this month. The Basic Rider Course (BRC) has a session Sept. 15 through 17…

The Merc event will help build Draper park

The Merc event will help build Draper park

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com Bulldozers are shifting earth at the future Draper Community Park (DCP) as work begins to convert the 6.8-acre former school site into Pulaski County’s newest…

Pulaski County students enjoy fresh produce

Pulaski County students enjoy fresh produce

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com “Can you buy these at the store?” a first grader at Pulaski Elementary School asks as she takes her first bite of a fresh nectarine.…

Belspring man accused of embezzlement

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 60-year-old Belspring man was indicted Monday on 16 counts of embezzlement from Jordan Oil Co. According to a press release from Radford City Police Department,…

School influenza clinics set for October

Flu shots provided by the Health Department will be available to students during clinics scheduled between Oct. 6 and Oct. 11. According to Pulaski County Public Schools’ website, parents who…

Vendor spots still available for Newbern festival

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Space is “filling up fast,” but vendor registration is still being taken for this year’s Newbern Fall Festival, to be held rain or shine Oct. 14-15…

Community Leaders Celebrate Cancer Center’s 20th Anniversary

Community Leaders Celebrate Cancer Center’s 20th Anniversary

LewisGale Regional Cancer Center at Pulaski celebrated its 20th anniversary recently with an open house and tours of the Center attended by local leaders and community members. The celebration, with…

Rupe enlists in U.S. Army Reserve

The United States Army Wytheville Recruiting Station is pleased to announce the enlistment of PV2 Branden Rupe into the United States Army Reserve. PV2 Rupe, a 2017 Pulaski County High…

Governor visits PCHS cyber security class

Governor visits PCHS cyber security class

By BROOKE J. WOOD brooke@southwesttimes.com During his visit to a cyber security class at Pulaski County Public Schools, Gov. Terry McAuliffe told students they might one day work for the…

Deputy ‘gives back’ by being Big Brother

Deputy ‘gives back’ by being Big Brother

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Once a week 9-year-old Richie Emery, a student at Riverlawn Elementary School, gets a visit from a Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office deputy. While some might view…