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Cougar cross country solid at conference meet - The Southwest Times
Two groups of Cougar athletes made their mark recently at the Conference 24 meet held in Lynchburg. At the middle-school level, four runners finished in the Top 20. For the boys squad, Noah Whitlow turned in a time of 12:36 to earn an eighth-place finish ...
Kids getting ready to hit the treat trails - The Southwest Times
Pulaski County youth shouldn’t have any problems filling their bags with candy Friday night, as nearly 200 businesses are participating in the three Halloween Treat Trails to be held in the county. A total of 191 businesses will be handing out candy in ...
New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years - The Southwest Times
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It’s a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Mere mention of anything about a dynasty during the World Series made him uncomfortable. He felt equally uneasy when ...
VADOC to closely monitor sex offenders on Halloween night - The Southwest Times
RICHMOND – Virginia Department of Corrections Director Harold Clarke has announced this year’s plans to monitor sex offenders under probation and parole supervision throughout the Commonwealth on Halloween night. Through Operation Porch Lights Out ...
Radford Police warn Halloween goers to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ - The Southwest Times
RADFORD – This year,Halloween falls on a Friday, and Radford City Police will be on the roads looking for drunk drivers as part of an aggressive “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort. Consider yourself warned – if Radford City Police ...
Pulaski apartment complexes recognized for quality - The Southwest Times
Two apartment complexes in Pulaski have received federal “Community of Quality” (COQ) designations by the National Affordable Housing Management Association. Bluegrass Community Apartments on Washington Avenue and Meadowview Apartments on Route 11 are ...
Jury returns maximum sentence in sex case - The Southwest Times
A Pulaski County jury Monday convicted a 32-year-old man of child sexual battery and recommended the maximum sentence of 40 years in prison and a $200,000 fine. “No child should have to live with a memory of that, but she’s stuck with it now ...
Council passes resolution for Route 99 project - The Southwest Times
After more than a decade of discussion and deliberation, the project to upgrade Route 99 will move forward following a resolution adopted by the Pulaski town Council at its October Work Session. “This is something that’s been going on long before I was ...
Opportunities for Virginia’s community college students pursuing STEM degrees - The Southwest Times
Virginia’s Community College students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields statewide have access to new scholarships, research experiences, internships and courses thanks to a NASA grant awarded to the ...
NRCC offering handgun safety class - The Southwest Times
A handgun safety class will be offered through New River Community College Nov. 4 and Nov. 6. Both class meetings will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. in Edwards Hall, room 206, on the Dublin campus. Range time will be offered on the Saturday following the class.
Council authorizes Main Street fiber line - The Southwest Times
West Main Street could be getting access to high-speed Internet soon, as the Pulaski Town Council authorized an initial services agreement at its October work session. The council authorized to execute an initial services agreement with Citizens ...
Absentee voting deadlines near - The Southwest Times
The deadlines for applying to vote absentee in the Nov. 4 general election are nearing, so action must be taken soon if you intend to cast an absentee ballot. There are more than a dozen situations under which a registered voter may qualify to vote by ...
Buy a book to support the library - The Southwest Times
Did you know buying books from Friends of the Pulaski County Library (FOL) helps support programs at the county’s two library branches? FOL holds book sales the first Friday and Saturday of each month, with proceeds going to support activities of the ...
BBB: Alarm company using alarming business practices - The Southwest Times
Roanoke – Multiple consumers in the Harrisonburg and Roanoke area have reported to BBB that salespeople from Trio Alarm LLC have come to their door unsolicited and allegedly sold them security services using false information about their current home ...
2015 General Reassessment nearing completion - The Southwest Times
The Pulaski County general reassessment is on the downslide in being completed. The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors hired Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group to perform the general reassessment for Pulaski County this year. As of Oct. 10, 21,474 parcels ...