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Milestones

  • 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.

  • Rodgers, Hartung marry

    Wendy Rodgers and Lawrence Hartung of Independence were married April 5, 2011 in Arch Cape, Oreg.
    “We are thrilled to announce that we are now husband and wife,” the couple said.

    The intimate ceremony was “fabulous,” they said. “We couldn’t be more excited to continue our lives together.”

  • He's one

    Oliver Gray Smith and his parents, Daniel and Priscila Smith, celebrated his first birthday in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil, with his maternal grandparents, Vanir and Lourdes Cardoso.

    Oliver’s paternal grandparents are Danny and Andrea Smith, of Galax. Oliver and his parents live in Central Asia.

  • Sutherland, Layton united in marriage

    Derek Charles Sutherland and Elizabeth Ann Layton were united in marriage May 15, 2010 at Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Comers Rock.
    The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Jason Phipps, friend of the groom.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Jeff and Bobbie Layton of Lancaster, Pa.
    She is the granddaughter of the late William and Dorothy Poole and Peggy Layton and the late Edward Layton of Pennsylvania.

  • Mayhew, Irvin marry

    GARNER, N.C. — Abigail Lauren Mayhew and Stephen Brooks Irvin, both of Raleigh, N.C., were married at 5 p.m. April 30 at the Rand-Bryan House in Garner. The Rev. Paul Couch officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Janet Mitchell of Phoenix, Ariz., and Michael Mayhew of Palmyra, Va.
    Her maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jim Turner of Greensboro. Her paternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mayhew.