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Today's Features

  • A resource fair to be held Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. in Felts Park, will bring all the community resources together to help in times of need, said Mike Edwards, organizer of Recovery Fest.
    Edwards said Recovery Fest is an opportunity to build the community — mind, body and spirit.

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  • Chase Allen Burris and Courtney Marie Bailey were united in marriage March 19 at Jerusalem Church in Elk Creek.
    The Rev. Pete J. Dunker officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony.

    Burris is the son of Rick Burris and Leisa Unrue, both from Fries.
    Bailey is the daughter of Ron and Cindy Bailey of Baywood.
    The couple lives in Carroll County.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy A. Morrison of Galax announce the engagement of their daughter, Joy, to Charles Thompson.
    Her grandparents are the late Harry and Maxine Green of Galax and the late A.J. and Mercedes Morrison of Freeport, Fla.

    Thompson was raised by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Baker of Magma, Utah.
    Morrison is a theatre major at Utah Valley University and is employed at Dialogue Marketing.
    Thompson is an education major at Utah Valley University and is a self-employed computer technician.

  • Rick and Carla Gauldin of Sparta, N.C., announced the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Michelle Gauldin, to Dustin Lane Phipps, son of Lane and Beth Phipps of Mouth of Wilson.
    Gauldin is a 2006 graduate of Alleghany High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education and a minor in communications.

    Phipps is a 2006 graduate of Grayson County High School and a 2010 graduate of Virginia Tech where he earned a bachelor of science degree in dairy science.

  • Dakota Lee Walls celebrated his first birthday at his home with family and friends on Jan. 30. He is the son of Eddie and Kristin Walls.

    His grandparents are Lynn and Scarlett Fender and Linda Walls.

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  • Riley Grace Anders celebrated her second birthday with a Chuggington party at Rockin Robins Daycare with family and friends. Her parents are Tiffany Jones of Elk Creek and Justin Anders of Rugby.

    Her grandparents are Jimmy and Michele Jones of Independence and John and Leona Anders of Rugby. Her great-grandmother is Virginia Ruth Sutherland of Fries.

  • Jaelyn McKensi Bell celebrated her seventh birthday Feb. 24 with family and friends at a pool party. She is the daughter of Brent Bell and Amanda Bell.

    She is the granddaughter of Randy and Kim Bell, Gary Elliott and Judy Elliott. Her great-grandparents are M.C. and Irene Bell and Billie Johnson.