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Courts

  • Grand jury will hear Anders' case

    INDEPENDENCE — A Grayson County man who was shot during an altercation with officers from the Grayson County Sheriff’s Department appeared in Grayson County General District Court on Monday for a preliminary hearing.
    Randy Lee Anders, 32, was charged with two felony counts of assault on a police officer, two counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of brandishing a firearm.
    Judge Randal Duncan bound Anders over for action by a grand jury on the two felony counts of assault on a police officer.

  • Public record for 7/24/13 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, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded April 19-May 2 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Public record for 7/17/13 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, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded in February in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:

  • Public record for 7/10/13 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, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded April 8-19 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Public record for 7/3/13 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, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded March 4-13 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Rosier to serve 2 years for stabbing

    HILLSVILLE ― A Hillsville man accused of a stabbing in the Hickory Hills Shopping Centre Jan. 31 will spend two years in the Virginia Department of Corrections, after being found guilty June 27 of a lesser charge.
    Raymond A. Rosier appeared in Carroll County Circuit Court with attorney Chip DeHart before Judge Brett Geisler to enter a plea agreement in the case.

  • Multiple drug charges in unsealed indictments

    HILLSVILLE — The Carroll County Circuit Court recently released several sealed indictments, revealing charges made by the grand jury.
    It is common practice for court officials to seal indictments in the interim until those named are officially served.
    An indictment is a formal charge, not a finding of guilt, but indicates that the grand jury found enough evidence to go forward with court proceedings.
    A number of these indictments were issued at the June 17 grand jury, including:

  • Public record for 6/26/13 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, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Feb. 1-15 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Former newspaper carrier pleads guilty

    A former newspaper carrier has pleaded guilty to tampering with a coin-operated newspaper vending machine in Galax.
    Terry Wayne Hale, 49, of Mount Airy, N.C., pleaded guilty June 10 to the tampering charge in Galax Combined Courts.
    Hale was sentenced by a judge to 12 months in jail, which was suspended, according to court records. He was placed on probation for one year.
    The vending machine was owned by the Winston-Salem Journal.

  • Man charged in I-77 tow truck driver fatality

    HILLSVILLE — Jesse Tang of Rural Hall, N.C., has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with a recent fatality that took place on Interstate 77.
    Russell Nelson, 75, owner of Russell’s Garage in Hillsville, was killed on May 25 while assisting a disabled vehicle on I-77.