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Milestones

  • Celebrates birthdays

    Alvin and Ruby Roberts of Independence celebrated their 85th birthdays on Sept. 25 and Sept. 10. A birthday party was given Sept. 15 in their honor by family members. The couple has been married 65 years.

  • Webster, Fink marry

    Krysta Lynette Webster and Jonathan Rupert Fink were united in marriage  May 19 by Professor James Rupert Fink, father of the groom, at 6 p.m. at The Osbornes in Florence, S.C., in front of 135 family members, friends, and guests.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Ronald Webster of Dillon, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Ray Carter, also of Dillon and the late John Darwin and Elizabeth Webster of Dillon.

  • Sumners celebrate 65th anniversary

    Raymond and Nina Mae Sumner celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 31 with family.

  • She's seven

    Tiarra Skye Bedwell turned seven July 25. She celebrated July 14 with family and friends at a party at the Bowling Alley. She also celebrated July 25 with a Sponge Bob party at Daytona Lagoon Water Park in Daytona Beach, Fla.

  • Funk, Edwards announce engagement

    Anthony Glenn Edwards and Lindsay Autumn Funk announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Ralph and Linda Funk, granddaughter of Delta Burcham and Verla and Sam Rotten.

    She is a graduate of Carroll County High School and New River Community College.
    The groom is the son of Teresa and the late Glenn Edwards, grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carlie Combs and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Lee Edwards.

  • He's one

    Nathaniel McFarland celebrated his first birthday with a Mickey Mouse party Aug. 10.

    He is the son of Nathian and Amber McFarland and soon to be big brother coming in May.
     

  • She's four

    Timber Abrianna Mundy celebrated her fourth birthday on Aug. 20 with a party at Chuck E. Cheese. Her sisters Hope Gaynor and Taelynn Mundy helped her celebrate along with many special friends and family members.

    She is the daughter of Tammy L. Liddle and Tim L. Mundy of Woodlawn. Her maternal grandparents are Brenda Liddle and Emory Bearden of Woodlawn and Charles Liddle of Galax. Her paternal grandparents are Don and Mabelene Beverly of Cana and Wayne Mundy of Cana.

  • He's three

    Brayden Scott Ramey celebrated his third birthday July 23 with a Dukes of Hazzard party with family and friends. He is the son of Brian Ramey and Carri Davis of Fries.

    His grandparents are Paul and Gwen Sawyers, Barry and Teresa Davis and Lena Mae and the late Junior Ramey. Great-grandparents are James Davis, Annie Burcham and Andy and Mamie Sawyers.

  • Jones, Miller engagement announced

    Tommy and Rhonda Jones of Galax announced the engagement of their daughter, Katheryn Regina Jones, to Mark Allen Miller, son of Roger and Sharon Miller of Fries.

    The future bride was graduated from Southwest Virginia Community College with an associate’s degree in applied science as a certified occupational therapy assistant and is employed with the Carroll County Public School System.

  • Choate, Iroler engagement announced

    Daniel Choate and Jane Choate of Galax announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittni Choate, to Barrett Iroler, son of Barry and Barbara Iroler of Fancy Gap.

    Choate is the granddaughter of Andy and Dora Leigh Choate of Galax and Barbara Caldwell and the late George Caldwell of Galax.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 2009 graduate of Wytheville Community College. She attends Virginia Commonwealth University.