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Today's Features

  • Kathy Guynn and Danny Cox of Hillsville were married May 22 in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
    Attending were the bride’s daughters, Lindsey Guynn and Megan Jennings; twin sister Joye Edwards; and great-niece Chloe Vaughn.
    A reception was held after the ceremony.

    Family also hosted a reception for the couple at the Elk’s Lodge in Galax on June 17.
    After a honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple reside in Hillsville.

  • Brayden Scott Ramey celebrated his second birthday on July 23 with a Buzz Lightyear party at home with family and friends. He is the son of Brian Ramey and Carri Davis.

    He has two sisters, Maci and Hallie Ramey. Grandparents are Paul and Gwen Sawyers and Lena Mae and the late Junior Ramey. Great-grandparents are James Davis, Annie Burcham and Andy and Mamie Sawyers.

  • Ronald Tracy Brannock and Megan Wren Wiggins were united in marriage May 13, 2011. The Rev. Sammy Burnette performed the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, Roger Wiggins and Martha Wiggins of Baywood.
    Her maternal grandparents are Frank and Charlotte Pollard of Baywood. Paternal grandparents are the late James and Edna Wiggins of Elk Creek. Her maternal great-grandmother is Martha Mays of Baywood.

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  • Dorothy Quesinberry of Fancy Gap celebrated her 90th birthday Aug. 8.

    She was honored with a cake and a cookout by her children and grandchildren. She also had a surprise visit by her three sisters and brother.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Foy Johnny Surratt of Hillsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Shae Surratt, to Daniel Morgan Hill.
    Hill is the son of Danny and Joyce Hill of Galax.

    He is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School and is a teacher at Radford High School.
    Surratt is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School and is a hair stylist at Unique Full Service Salon in Radford.
    An October wedding is planned at the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Danny K. Shepard of Tazewell announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Danielle Shepard, to Van Harris, son of Frances and Grover Harris of Speedwell.
    Shepard graduated from Bluefield College with a bachelor of arts degree. She is employed as a physical therapy assistant at Williams Physical Therapy in Galax.

    Harris received a bachelor of arts degree in teaching from Bluefield College. He is employed with the Grayson County School system.
    An October wedding is planned and the couple will reside in Wytheville.

  • Joseph Edward Adams and Holly Beth Nichols were joined in marriage Aug. 6 by the Rev. Sam Bartlett in a ceremony attended by son Cobey and immediate family.
    The ceremony took place in the rock gazebo overlooking the duck pond on the Virginia Tech campus.

    Adams is the son of Dick and Penny Adams of Galax.
    Nichols is the daughter of Gary and Kathy Nichols of Independence.
    The couple spent their honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  • Taelynn Isabella Mundy celebrated her first birthday July 2 with a Winnie the Pooh party at Liddle Tykes Child Development Center. Her sisters Hope Gaynor and Timber 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. Her paternal great-grandmother is Ovela Easter of Cana.

  • Anna Carré Watson and Robert Clarke Hunter Jr. were married April 9, 2011, at 6 p.m., at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Greenville, S.C.
    The Rev. Doctor Bruce Meyer officiated the ceremony.  A reception followed at the Poinsett Hotel.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Stephen Watson of Greenville. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neill Macaulay Perrin and Mrs. James Henry Watson and the late Mr. Watson of Greenville.