Today's Features

  • 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.






    The Gazette is looking for fathers and sons who bear an uncanny resemblance for a contest.

    Do you have your own little clone, a chip off the ol' block? If so, this contest is for you!


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


  • Submitted by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Life is a constant adrenalin rush for Holly Mason, a Grayson County, Va., native who recently was named program manager of AirCare Critical Care Transport Service at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
    Holly runs a service that includes two helicopters and four ambulances that transport critically ill or injured patients to Wake Forest Baptist, the only Level 1 Trauma Center in North Carolina’s Piedmont region.

  • 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.  
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    District Court

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