Today's News

  • MP remembers time in Desert Storm

    Originally published by The Gazette in 2001


    As a military police officer, Talmage "Larry" Smith of Galax had been stationed overseas before.

  • Dispatches From The Desert


    Originally published by The Gazette in 2001

    Shortly after the reservists returned home, Staff Sgt. Jay Kincanon, a U.S. Army journalist, collected stories from the members of the 424th for an article in the Garrison Gazette.

  • Iraq War Timeline

    • Aug. 2 — Iraq invades Kuwait.

    • Aug. 5 — President George Bush declares invasion “will not stand.”

    • Aug. 6 — King Fahd of Saudi Arabia meets with Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney, requests U.S. military assistance.

    • Aug. 8 — Initial U.S. Air Force fighter planes arrive in Saudi Arabia.

    • Aug. 10 —Proposed air campaign outlined.

  • Gulf War veterans to reunite


  • Riders On The Storm — 20 Years Later


  • Police say man hid stolen motorcycle in apartment

    HILLSVILLE — A stolen motorcycle has been recovered and a wanted North Carolina man arrested in Hillsville after police received a report of individuals attempting to hide a motorcycle in a Main Street apartment.
    According to Police Chief Steve Williams, the department responded on July 3 to the Theater Apartments, after receiving a tip that subjects were seen pushing a motorcycle into the front door of the building around 3 p.m.

  • Coupons returning to The Gazette


  • Gauldin, Phipps marry

    Kayla Michelle Gauldin and Dustin Lane Phipps were married May 21 in Grassy Creek, N.C.  The Rev. Doug Turnmire officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Rick and Carla Gauldin of Sparta, N.C. Her maternal grandparents are Tony and Janie Duncan of Sparta.
    Her paternal grandparents are Carl and Ellie McMillian of Martinsville, and the late Neal Gauldin of Collinsville.

  • Public record 7/13/11 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, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded March 23-April 14 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:

  • Supervisors cap school construction funding

    HILLSVILLE ― The Carroll supervisors want the Industrial Development Authority to stop looking for additional loans for school construction, according to a motion approved Monday.The motion by Supervisor David Hutchins came up as an item added to the agenda at the county board meeting.