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Courts

  • Public record for 8/10/11 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.

    Marriages

    These marriage licenses were recorded April 12-June 21 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
    Carey Joe Johnson, 50, and Kimberly Elaine Atnip, 46, both of Galax.

  • Henley pleads guilty to sex predator charges

     

  • Trial set in murder-for-hire case

     

  • Grayson court unseals five indictments

    By LARRY CHAMBERS
    Staff

    INDEPENDENCE — Five Grayson County Circuit Court grand jury indictments have been unsealed and the suspects arrested.
    An indictment is a formal charge, not a finding of guilt.
    Indictments include:
    • Edward Dean Howard Jr., 34, of Independence — one count of assault by mob. The indictment accuses Howard of being a member of a mob to maliciously shoot, stab, cut or wound Jesus Herrera Ramirez.

  • Public record for 8/3/11 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 April 7-May 2 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • 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: