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  1. Relay offers loads of entertainmentRead the original story

    Friday | Southwest Times

    With just three days left until the big event Pulaski County & Radford City Relay for Life is just $14,000 short of reaching its $65,000 fundraising goal for the American Cancer Society. Even though they're getting close, organizers and participants hope that won't keep people from stopping by Motor Mile Speedway, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, to make a donation and enjoy musical and other forms of entertainment slated throughout the day.

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  2. Andrew David GoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Southwest Times

    He was a team leader in the finishing department at Radford Army Ammunitions Plant. Andrew was a graduate of Pulaski County High School and received his associates degree from Wytheville Community College.

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  3. Richard Thomas JacksonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Southwest Times

    ... New River Valley of Virginia. Memorial service is Sunday, July 1, 2-4 p.m., at Governor Tyler House, 915 Tyler Ave., Radford, Va. Parking is available on Radford University campus, in Lot J, in front of Kyle Hall. Overflow parking is in Lot M, ...

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  4. Dublin man injured in arsenal fire diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Southwest Times

    Andrew Goad of Dublin, one of three men injured in a June 11 flash fire at Radford Army Ammunition Plant , died from his injuries Saturday. A fundraiser is scheduled for July 8 to assist the families of all three men.

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  5. Gov. Ralph Northam talks SOLs, early childhood education in RadfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Fredericksburg.com

    Gov. Ralph Northam told Virginia educators at a conference Monday he wants students to learn how to think creatively rather than "how to take multiple choice tests." Reworking the Standards of Learning testing process was among the issues Northam touched on in a keynote address at the second annual Virginia School Leaders Hot Topics Conference, hosted by Radford University and the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium.

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  6. Stock car driver turned fireman races to help communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Southwest Times

    ... Motor Mile Speedway. He graduated from Dublin High School in 1970 and not long after, began work at Inland Motors in Radford as a second shift machinist. One day in 1980, he was hanging out at a country store in Snowville when a member of the ...

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  7. 1 man dies of injuries sustained from fire at Army plantRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 17 | Journal Gazette

    RADFORD, Va. One of three people injured during a flash fire at the main propellant-manufacturing facility for the U.S. Department of Defense has died.

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  8. Painting exhibit inspired by Mary Draper InglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Southwest Times

    ... plein air paintings inspired by Ingles' story. The exhibit is on display at Glencoe Mansion, Museum and Gallery in Radford through Aug. 3. Glencoe Mansion and The Long Way Home Inc., which presented Ingles' story in an outdoor drama on the Ingles ...

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  9. Flash fire' injures three at Radford arsenalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Southwest Times

    Three Radford arsenal employees are in a North Carolina hospital after being injured Monday night in a flash fire, a Radford Army Ammunition Plant spokeswoman says. The men were injured around 7:30 p.m. when nitrocellulose material combusted during a drying process and produced a flash fire, the arsenal said in a statement released Monday evening.

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  10. Betty Joanne Woolridge ChristianRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 9 | Southwest Times

    ... is survived by her mother, Irene Porter Woolridge of Dublin, Va.; sons, Donnie Parks and wife, Catherine Hrezo, of Radford, Va., Aaron Parks of Radford, Va., and Kelly and Charlotte Parks of Radford, Va.; four grandchildren ; brother, Larry ...

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  11. 3 injured in fire at Radford Army Ammunition Plant, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Radford Army Ammunition Plant is seen in 2016 from across the New River with Virginia Tech's Kentland Farm in the foreground.

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  12. Donald Ray Pitts Jr.Read the original story

    Friday Jun 8 | Southwest Times

    ... children, Kody Ryan Pitts of Dublin, Va., Ashley Brooke (Austin) Newby of Pulaski, Va., and Carri Leanne Pitts of Radford, Va.; grandson, Bentley Waylon Newby; sisters, Debra (Greg) Janney of Pilot, Va., and Joyce Pitts Ayers of Dublin, Va.; brother ...

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  13. Ruth Maxine Hollingsworth BishopRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 7 | Southwest Times

    ... C. Hollingsworth and Dorothy Manning Hollingsworth. A 1954 graduate of Dublin High School, Maxine was a resident of Radford, Va., where she retired after 20 years of service in the housekeeping department at Radford University. She was preceded in ...

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  14. Garrett W. HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Southwest Times

    Garrett was born Oct. 4, 1946, in Radford, Va., and was raised in Pulaski, Va. by parents Clyde Charles and Mildred Hufford Hall.

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  15. Donald - Don' Andrew ThorntonRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | Southwest Times

    Donald "Don" Thornton, age 69, of Pulaski, Va., died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, due to a tractor accident at his home. Born Dec. 27, 1948, in Radford, Va., he was the son of the late James Isaac Thornton and Iva Annie Cressel Thornton.

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  16. Ronnie Lee OwensRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | Southwest Times

    Born March 16, 1950 in Radford, Va., he was the son of the late Gilbert Hugh Owens and Bertha Juanita Rupe Owens. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Gilbert Andrew Owens.

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  17. Former Pulaski Yankees GM now Radford economic development directorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Hoke mentioned both easy access to the New River and the potential tourism dollars it can generate as well as Radford University and all the commerce in brings when presenting two examples of already existing assets that will make her new job ...

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  18. Lunch lady in Virginia stole more than $250K from school system, police findRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | USA Today

    A lunch lady in Radford, Va., stole more than a quarter-million dollars from the local school system, an investigation by state police has found. TV station WSLS said the probe found that over about 10 years Williams ran up $173,366.74 in unapproved charges on a debit card from the account, $11,804.

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  19. Peggy Williams HammondRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | Southwest Times

    She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and retired in 2000 as the director of the Radford Child Care Center after 28 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Bessie Williams; husband, Mansfield Hammond Jr.; sons, Jeffrey and Michael Hammond; sisters, Marie Abee and Julia Johnston, and brother, Glenn Williams.

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  20. Robert - Harty' HartsockRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | Southwest Times

    Bob was born in Radford, Va., March 14, 1926, son of the late Earl P. Hartsock Sr. and Bessie M. Hartsock. He graduated from Radford High School in 1944.

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