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Today's News

  • No plan to ask county for police protection

    By LARRY CHAMBERS
    Staff

    INDEPENDENCE — Independence Town Council has no plan to ask the Grayson Sheriff's Department to replace its police force with county deputies, as the department did recently in the Town of Fries.
    Town council members had a special meeting April 6 to discuss personnel and other business.

  • Readers' Hotline 4/13/11

     

  • Va. child care laws rank 14th in U.S., despite 'D' grade

    Virginia’s score in a nationwide report on state laws regulating child care providers is a D — and that’s enough to rank it 14th in the country.
    The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies last month scored states on criteria such as licensing of child care centers and frequency of inspections.
    The Arlington-based nonprofit works to increase quality child care and concluded in its report that “most states do little to protect the health and safety of children in child care.”

  • K-9s In Kevlar

     

  • Two more seek at-large Grayson seat

     

  • No middle ground on future of Fancy Gap

     

  • Morrison, Thompson to be married

    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.

  • Gauldin, Phipps to marry

    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.

  • Public record for 4/13/11 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, 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Jan. 5-31 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:

  • Public record for 4/6/11 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.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Dec. 20-Jan. 6 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville: