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Today's News

  • Grayson Democrats to hold caucus Aug. 2

    INDEPENDENCE — Grayson County Democrats will hold an assembled caucus at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 in the Grayson County Courthouse boardroom in Independence, where the party will nominate candidates for at-large, Providence District and Oldtown District board of supervisor seats; sheriff; commissioner of the revenue and treasurer.
    As of press time, no Democrats had announced plans to seek nomination for commissioner of the revenue or sheriff.
    The filing deadline is today, Friday, at 5 p.m.

  • Carroll to begin reassessment

    Carroll County has selected the Daleville firm Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group, Ltd. as general assessor for the 2013 general reassessment of real estate values.
    The last reassessment was effective for the 2008 tax year. Current assessments do not reflect recent changes in market value. State law requires localities to reassess all property at 100 percent of fair market value.

  • Independence to participate in National Night Out

    INDEPENDENCE — The Grayson County Sheriff’s Office and the Independence Police Department will host their first ever National Night Out Against Crime on Aug. 2.
    The event will be held at Grayson County High School from 6-8 p.m. The purpose of National Night Out is to encourage the public to be active in crime prevention, bring neighbors together and build stronger relationships between law enforcement and citizens.

  • Fries man charged with child pornography

     

  • School must offer option to transfer students

     

  • Berrier seeking re-election to school board

     

  • He's six

    Ryder Cole Rose celebrated his sixth birthday July 3, 2011. Her parents are Tina and Eric Rose of Fries.

    He has a three sisters, Samantha, Cheyenne and Trinity Rose of Fries. Her grandparents are Jimmy and Edna Hines of Fries and Connie Dowling of Galax. Her great-grandparents are Robert Dowling of Galax. the late Ressie Dowling of Fries, the late Mollie and Hobert Hines of Fries and the late Arlene and Speedy Osborne of Austinville. He also has an aunt, uncles and cousins.

  • She's three

    Samantha Autumn Rose celebrated her third birthday June 24, 2011. Her parents are Tina and Eric Rose of Fries.

    She has a big brother, Ryder and two sisters, Cheyenne and Trinity Rose of Fries. Her grandparents are Jimmy and Edna Hines of Fries and Connie Dowling of Galax. Her great-grandparents are Robert Dowling of Galax. the late Ressie Dowling of Fries, the late Mollie and Hobert Hines of Fries and the late Arlene and Speedy Osborne of Austinville. She also has an aunt, uncles and cousins.

  • Osborne, Roberts to marry

    Jessica (Jessie) Osborne and Tracy (Spike) Roberts have announced their engagement.
    She is the daughter of Lisa Osborne and the late Harley Osborne of Morganton, N.C.

    He is the son of Janet and Truman Roberts of Elk Creek.
    A wedding date will be announced later.

  • Eastridge, Hudson to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Eastridge announce the engagement of their son, Travis Blake Eastridge, to Lyndsey Faith Hudson.
    Hudson is the daughter of Richard and Diane Strock of Bland.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Rocky Gap High School and a 2009 graduate of Wytheville Community College.
    Eastridge is a 2004 graduate of Grayson County High School and a 2007 graduate of Wytheville Community College.
    An October wedding is planned.