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Today's News

  • Making molasses is a sweet assignment

    HILLSVILLE — This weekend’s homework for the Carroll High agricultural students: Make molasses.
    Part of their classroom work up to now has been cultivating and harvesting the sorghum to cook up the traditional sweetener.
    The ag classes and the Future Farmers of America chapter will carry out their assignment, for extra credit, at Shockley’s Old Timey Day on Saturday.

  • VIDEO FEATURE: Into the Devil's Den

    Take a video tour of the Devil's Den cave in Carroll County with guide Michael Gravley, in this video produced by The Gazette's Shaina Stockton. (Video link is at end of story.)

  • Wilson records hole-in-one at Galax Municipal G.C.

     Herb Wilson recorded a hole-in-one recently while playing at Galax Municipal Golf Course.

    Wilson aced the par-3, 145-yard ninth hole while playing a round with Press Turbyfill, Dale Kerns and Ken Cooper.

  • Cavs keep momentum going

    HILLSVILLE –– Through a long and successful coaching career that has far surpassed the 200-win mark, Cindy Edwards still hasn’t quite gotten the grasp of coaching experience to her Carroll County volleyball players.

    The concept is catching on by itself, though.

    Having endured its share of growing pains through a 1-3 start, Edwards’ Cavaliers won their sixth straight match Monday, avenging an earlier loss to Galax with a 23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-19 nondistrict win.

  • He's one

    Nathaniel McFarland celebrated his first birthday with a Mickey Mouse party Aug. 10.

    He is the son of Nathian and Amber McFarland and soon to be big brother coming in May.
     

  • She's four

    Timber Abrianna Mundy celebrated her fourth birthday on Aug. 20 with a party at Chuck E. Cheese. Her sisters Hope Gaynor and Taelynn Mundy helped her celebrate along with many special friends and family members.

    She is the daughter of Tammy L. Liddle and Tim L. Mundy of Woodlawn. Her maternal grandparents are Brenda Liddle and Emory Bearden of Woodlawn and Charles Liddle of Galax. Her paternal grandparents are Don and Mabelene Beverly of Cana and Wayne Mundy of Cana.

  • He's three

    Brayden Scott Ramey celebrated his third birthday July 23 with a Dukes of Hazzard party with family and friends. He is the son of Brian Ramey and Carri Davis of Fries.

    His grandparents are Paul and Gwen Sawyers, Barry and Teresa Davis and Lena Mae and the late Junior Ramey. Great-grandparents are James Davis, Annie Burcham and Andy and Mamie Sawyers.

  • Jones, Miller engagement announced

    Tommy and Rhonda Jones of Galax announced the engagement of their daughter, Katheryn Regina Jones, to Mark Allen Miller, son of Roger and Sharon Miller of Fries.

    The future bride was graduated from Southwest Virginia Community College with an associate’s degree in applied science as a certified occupational therapy assistant and is employed with the Carroll County Public School System.

  • Choate, Iroler engagement announced

    Daniel Choate and Jane Choate of Galax announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittni Choate, to Barrett Iroler, son of Barry and Barbara Iroler of Fancy Gap.

    Choate is the granddaughter of Andy and Dora Leigh Choate of Galax and Barbara Caldwell and the late George Caldwell of Galax.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 2009 graduate of Wytheville Community College. She attends Virginia Commonwealth University.

  • Public record for 9/26/12 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 May in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
    Travis Jay Cox, 33, and Savannah Brooke Bourne, 21, both of Independence.