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Courts

  • Man indicted for abduction that resulted in death

    MARION — A 37-year-old Galax man has been indicted on two charges each of abduction and conspiracy in connection with the kidnapping and murder of a 19-year-old Marion man.
    Michael Ray Brown Jr., of Spring Street in Galax, faces a week-long trial in Smyth County Circuit Court, starting Nov. 28, along with four other suspects.

  • Fries man charged with child pornography

     

  • Public record for 7/27/11 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 22-April 7 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Murder-for-hire case sent to grand jury

     

  • Public record for 7/20/11 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.

    Circuit Court

    These sentences were recorded Nov. 20-Dec. 27 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Lawson to serve 12 years

     

  • Public record 7/13/11 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 23-April 14 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:

  • Public record for 7/6/11 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 March in the Carroll County General District Court Office, Hillsville. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Keller to serve 10 years

     

  • Woman charged with depositing counterfeit checks

    ABINGDON — A 37-year-old Hillsville woman was indicted last week by a federal grand jury in U.S. District Court on charges that she repeatedly deposited counterfeit checks at local banks.
    The grand jury has charged Regina Hines Hill with three counts of possessing or uttering a counterfeit security. If convicted, she faces a maximum possible sentence of up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $250,000 on each of the three counts.