.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Tide heads to high ground in search of W

    Something’s gotta give. Starting the season 0-4, Craig County is giving up 36 points per game, while 0-4 Galax is allowing 39.

  • Cavs, Devils get defensive

    HILLSVILLE -- One is seeking its first win, the other is finding a groove. One is airing it out, the other is running over folks. But despite their differences, Grayson County and Carroll County have one thing in common -- they put up one heck of a defense a week ago. Carroll County (2-2) dominated the first half defensively and the second half offensively en route to a 33-14 thrashing of Tazewell.

  • Cavaliers control Tazewell

    HILLSVILLE -- After dominating the first half in terms of time of possession, Carroll County gradually pulled away from Tazewell in the second half and took home a 33-14 win in a Southwest District game at Tommy Thompson Field. For aficionados of ground control offense, the first offensive series of the game was a thing of beauty.

  • Bobcats throttle Tide, 42-0

     With both Radford and Galax entering Friday night’s game winless on the 2009 season, one was bound to collect its first win — unfortunately for Galax, the Bobcats scored early, quickly and often en route to a 42-0 nondistrict pounding of the Maroon Tide on its home field.

  • Devils drop another close one, falling 7-0 to Highlanders

     INDEPENDENCE -- Undefeated Glenvar faced a fired-up Grayson County defense last Friday night and managed to escape with a 7-0 nondistrict victory on a rainy night at Bill Strong Field. 

  • Maroon Tide clinches another golf title

     SPARTA, N.C. -- Galax wrapped up the Mountain Empire District regular season golf championship Tuesday, taking a three-team match hosted by Grayson County at New River Country Club.

  • Public record for 9/23/09 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 Aug. 7-18 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Huffman wins Elk Creek Nostalgia race

    ELK CREEK -- The Labor Day weekend excitement got underway last Saturday with more than 190 racers filling the pits at Elk Creek Dragway, including 30 of the wildest Nostalgia racers on the East Coast. In the final round of eliminations for the Nostalgia class, Ronnie Huffman of Roanoke steered his 1957 Chevy to the win, topping Preston Prater of Goode, behind the wheel of a 1932 Ford.

  • Maroon Tide wins third straight

     Galax ran its win streak to three matches and in the process opened Mountain Empire District play in strong fashion, knocking off defending district champion Fort Chiswell 25-18, 25-17, 25-7 in an MED match Thursday in Galax.

  • Rural Retreat survives Grayson

    RURAL RETREAT -- How do you turn the ball over seven times and still win a football game?  That’s the question the Grayson County Blue Devils were asking themselves last Friday night after losing to Rural Retreat 14-6 in a nondistrict game.  It was truly a battle of miscues for both teams.