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Courts

  • Competency evaluation ordered for Garrett

     

  • Public record for 4/18/12 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. 2-Feb 29 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Publi record for 4/11/12 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.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in January in the Galax General District Court office, Independence. Sentences may be appealed:
    Michael S. Campbell of Galax, guilty of public swearing/intoxication; pay $25 fine and $116 costs.

  • Galax schools sue contractors over leaky windows

    After attempting to come to a resolution through mediation, Galax City Public Schools has decided to move forward in a lawsuit against Vannoy Construction and architecture and engineering firm OWPR Inc. due to problems with leaking windows that were installed at Galax High School by subcontractor Bell Windows.
    Earlier this year, the Galax school system filed suit against the companies, but hoped to avoid going to court.

  • Public record for 4/4/12 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.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in December in the Galax General District Court Office, Galax. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Richardson convicted of involuntary manslaughter

     

  • Richardson convicted of involuntary manslaughter

     

  • Public record for 3/28/12 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 Jan. 4-Feb. 1 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Richardson murder trial underway

    UPDATED: 3/27/12, 5:55 P.M.:

    The jury has recommended a total of nine years in prison for David Levelle Richardson: four years for the involuntary manslaughter, two years for discharging a firearm in the occupied dwelling and three years for use of a firearm. Watch The Gazette for more details on Richardson's two-day trial.

     

    UPDATED: 3/27/12, 4:28 P.M.:

  • Public record for 3/21/12 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.

    Marriages

    These marriage licenses were recorded in November and December of 2011 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence: