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Today's Features

  • Agnes Marie Lundy Cox will celebrate her 97th birthday Aug. 19.

  • Marella Cheyenne Huff will celebrate her second birthday Aug. 19. A party in her honor will be held Aug. 20 at her grandparent’s home in the Fairview community.

    She is the daughter of Joshua B. and Jennifer D. Huff. Paternal grandparents are Gary and Brenda Huff. Maternal grandparents are John E. and Mary B. Davis. Paternal great-grandparents are Inez Huff and Alma Lee Sizemore and the late Ed Huff and Kyle Sizemore. Maternal great-grandparents are John B. (Bill) and Shirley Davis and the late John W. and Rubye Boyer, all of Galax.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Combs Jr.  of Sugar Grove announced the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Renee, to William Quinton Calfee of Wytheville.

    Combs is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grover “Joe” and Gaye Pugh of Troutdale and Sherman Gayle Combs Sr. and the late Ora May Combs of Sugar Grove.
    Calfee is the son of Charles B. Calfee and the grandson of William A. and the late Frances Calfee of Wytheville.
    Both are graduates of Wytheville Community College and reside in Wytheville.

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    HILLSVILLE — The Carroll County Fair kicks off Wednesday with exhibits, music, contests and a corn maze at the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market.

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  • Lelia Poe celebrated her 94th birthday Aug. 7 with a party at her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1917. She was the wife of the late Kyle Poe.

    She is the mother of Bobby Poe of Edgewater, Md., and the late Ralph Poe. She has four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

  • Marley Emerald Cornett and Russell Vincent Drawdy were joined in marriage during an outdoor ceremony at the gazebo of West Wind Farm Winery and Vineyard in Max Meadows on June 17, 2011. David Manley officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of David and Teresa Cornett of Woodlawn. Her grandmothers are Bonnie Cornett of Galax and Donna Elliott of Murrells Inlet, S.C.

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  • Mr. and Mrs. Dana Williams announce the engagement of their daughter, Keisha Williams, to Chad Carter, son of Frank and Kathleen Carter.

    A September wedding is planned.

  • Clifford and Bonnie Hawks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 22 with their 12 children, 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

    Clifford Hawks owned and operated Hawks Produce in Sparta, N.C., and Elkin, N.C., for 42 years. Bonnie Hawks is a housewife.