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Mental health facility keeps zoning status

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals on Tuesday ruled in favor of a Dublin mental health facility whose zoning status was petitioned…

Free Clinic of Pulaski County selected as a Radford University clinic site for behavioral health study and treatment

Free Clinic of Pulaski County selected as a Radford University clinic site for behavioral health study and treatment

The Free Clinic of Pulaski County has a new partner in its mental health assessment and treatment of patients, and FCPC Executive Director Debbie Suddarth welcomes the landmark…

Sheriff’s office investigating possible paving scam

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County Sheriff’s office is currently investigating a potential paving scam that occurred Wednesday. According to a post on the Sheriff’s Office’s…

Service remembers victims of substance abuse

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Community Partners Coalition (PCPC) will hold a Community Service of Remembrance Tuesday to remember those who have been impacted in some way…

Police ID suspect, need help locating

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — Radford City Police Department now knows the name of the suspect in an alleged firearm brandishing incident Sunday, but now they need…

Employment up in NRV; increase leads state

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RICHMOND — Employment in the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has seen a slight increase in the past month and leads the state…

1 killed in Blacksburg house fire

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com BLACKSBURG — Authorities are investigating a Wednesday morning fire in Blacksburg that claimed a life. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputy M.E. Hollandsworth said firefighters…

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Ebola is a legitimate health concern which is no longer limited to West Africa. Is the U.S. response to Ebola appropriate for a serious health concern, or is it overblown?

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Cougars facing another tough road test Friday

Cougars facing another tough road test Friday

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor Business continues to get tougher this week as the…

Friday Night Football Scores

Abingdon 44, Virginia High 20 Albemarle 13, Charlottesville 10 Altavista 48, Nelson County 0 Amelia…

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Saying goodbye too soon

By SARAH BRADBURY                                         How do you say goodbye…

Waffling around

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   There are dark episodes in human history which we seldom speak of. Some involve terrible accidents. Some involve wars or plagues. Some…

Obituaries

Virginia Elizabeth Oakes

Virginia Elizabeth Oakes, 46, of Christiansburg, Va., and formerly of Pembroke, Va., departed this life Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Lewis-Gale Montgomery Hospital in Blacksburg, Va., after…

George Rudolph ‘Rudy’ McPeak

George Rudolph “Rudy” McPeak, 88, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his home. Born March 27, 1926, in Newbern, Va., he was the…