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Milestones

  • He's five

    Jacob Ray Buckley celebrated his fifth birthday June 1. He is the son of Thomas and Nichole Buckley of Galax and Natasha and Gerry Perez of Woodlawn.

    His grandparents are Darla Buckley of Galax and Junior Robinson of Woodlawn. His great-grandmother is Ruth Robinson. He has a younger brother, Ageo Perez.

  • He's three

    Jafon Hairston celebrated his third birthday May 7, 2011, with a “Thomas the train party.” His parents are Beth Price and Antionné Hairston.

    His grandparents are Grandpa Alan Price, Papa Garold Bilbrey and Grandma Blenda Bilbrey. Great-grandparents are Garnett and Helen Price and Violet Akers. Also attending were his uncle Travis and aunt Samantha and his special friend, Jamie Keller.

  • She's one

    Makayla Grace Hancock celebrated her first birthday March 28 with a Winnie the Pooh party at Trinity Baptist Church with family and friends. She is the daughter of Kevin and Pam Hancock of Hillsville.

    She is the granddaughter of Doug and Carol Hancock of Hillsville and Chuck and Pat Edwards of Woodlawn. She is the great-granddaughter of Joseph Ayers of Hillsville and Edd Crotts and Louis and Bonnie Edwards of Woodlawn.

  • Coulson, Moser to marry

    Terry and Renae Coulson of Hillsville announced the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Faith Coulson, to Nicolas Allen Moser, son of Jeff and Hollye Moser of Galax.

    Coulson is a 2008 graduate of Carroll County High School, and 2011 graduate of Wytheville Community College.
    Moser is a 2008 graduate of Galax High School and 2010 graduate of Southwest Community College.
    A May 2012 wedding is planned.

  • Anderson, Ritchie to wed in June

    Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson of King, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Nell Anderson to William Thomas Ritchie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Ritchie of Galax.
    Anderson is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Moore of King, N.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Anderson of Whiteville, N.C.

  • Public record for 5/25/11 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
    For information on this column or questions, 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in January in the Carroll County General District Court Office, Hillsville. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Key, Light engagement announced

    The Rev. and Mrs. Randy J. Key announced the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Gail Key, to David Aaron Light of Thomasville, N.C.
    Light is the son of Duane and Kimberly Light, also of Thomasville.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Howard and Verta “MaMa” Key and the late Paul Kendrick and Mary Kendrick, all of Martinsville.
    Key is a graduate of A Beka Academy.
    A February wedding is planned.

  • He's three

    Joseph Coltin Mays celebrated his third birthday May 19. He is the son of Larry Mays of Galax and Dawn Newman of Woodlawn. H

    is grandparents are Bobby and Wanda Mays of Galax and Dylas and Faye Newman of Woodlawn. His sisters are Holly and Jessie and brothers are Jarrid, Jackson and Jameson.

  • Turns 90

    Hicks Testerman, Carsonville community, Independence, celebrated his 90th birthday May 13. He is married to Lorraine Burris.

    He has four children, Glen and Mary Testerman, Billy and Betty Testerman, Linda Waller and Anna and Kathy and Robert Asbury. He also has three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Hines, Poole announce engagement

    Jimmy Poole and Shirley Hines announced their engagement on March 12.
    Poole is the son of Buddy and Brenda Poole of Ennice, N.C.

    Hines is the daughter of Bobby and Debra Gibson of Galax, and Bobby Miller of Lexington, N.C.
    A wedding date will be announced.