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Today's News

  • Reavis to play football at Emory

     HILLSVILLE -- It’s always pretty much seemed like a given that Tyler Reavis would be playing something, somewhere, once he graduated from high school.

  • Tide peppers Narrows, 12-0

    MAX MEADOWS -- Some basketball teams aren’t this proficient shooting free throws. Galax attempted 22 shots on goal and connected on 12 of them, thoroughly dismantling Narrows 12-0 in a Mountain Empire District tournament semifinal Tuesday at Fort Chiswell High School. The top-seeded Maroon Tide (10-5-1) advanced to Thursday’s championship match against No.

  • Junior clinic, City Championship headlinr GMGC June events

    Galax Municipal Golf Course will host two special events during the month of June, beginning with a junior clinic and followed by the Galax City Championship. The junior clinic will be June 14-17, and any boy or girl under the age of 15 is invited to attend. The clinic will cover all phases of the game, including putting, chipping, driving and fairway woods.

  • Emily’s Wagon rolls on

    HILLSVILLE -- Living our daily lives and going about dealing with our daily challenges, it’s not terribly difficult to let slip from our minds one of the most powerful and most meaningful characteristics of the mountain community. In communities like this, if you don’t know someone, you know someone who does. And in communities like this, when one stumbles, a thousand hands are extended.

  • Brothers in arms nip Grayson

    INDEPENDENCE -- Going through an entire pitching staff in a seven-inning game is usually a sure sign of disaster. Wednesday, using a lot of arms gave Carroll County a leg up on Grayson County. The Cavaliers threw seven different pitchers for one inning each and held on to nip the Blue Devils 4-3 in a nondistrict game at GNB Park.

  • Carroll rolls in SWD quarters

    HILLSVILLE -- Carroll County used a pair of four-run rallies to power past Graham 11-1 in five innings in the Southwest District tournament quarterfinals Monday at Bill Worrell Field. The Cavaliers advanced to Tuesday’s semifinals and hosted Tazewell, a 9-3 winner over Marion.

  • Cardwell, Williams team up for MED doubles title

    MAX MEADOWS -- The Galax boys’ doubles team of Pres Cardwell and Ryan Williams may have started the day as the No. 2 seed in the district, but they walked off the court a No. 1. Cardwell and Williams took advantage of an upset in the first semifinal to face the No.

  • Late surge propels Cavs

    HILLSVILLE -- Having already posted a 23-0 win against Graham earlier this year, Carroll County got the result it was probably expecting when the two teams met in the Southwest District softball quarterfinals Monday.

  • Cavaliers finish on high note

    HILLSVILLE -- The Carroll County soccer teams put exclamation points on their seasons and their Southwest District schedules Thursday night with a pair of easy wins over Grundy in a SWD double-header at Tommy Thompson Field. The Cavalier girls found themselves in a battle early against the Golden Wave, deadlocked 1-1 after nearly 30 minutes before exploding for a 9-1 win shortened by 11 minutes by the slaughter rule. 

  • Public record for 5/26/10 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 at 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Circuit Court

    These sentences were recorded Feb. 20-March 19 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence: