Today's News

  • Turns two

    Riley Preston Mays celebrated his second birthday Feb. 8 with family and friends. He is the son of Scott and Priscilla Mays.

    His maternal grandparents are Janie and Donnie Turner and Gordon Bowman. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Wanda Cothren Mays. His siblings are Brittany, Zack, Austin, Cameron and Dylan.

  • Hunter, Watson to marry

    Mr. and Mrs. James Stephen Watson announced the engagement of their daughter, Anna Carr’e Watson, to Robert Clarke Hunter Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clarke Hunter of Tazewell.
    Watson is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the University of Richmond School of Law. She is a lawyer with Brown Greer PLC in Richmond.

    Hunter is a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington and the University of Richmond School of Law and School of Business.

  • He's five

    Trevor Vadeboncoeur turned five Dec. 15. He celebrated with a Toy Story theme party at Blue Ridge Bowling Lanes with family and friends.

    His parents are Edward and Regina Vadeboncoeur of Fancy Gap. His grandparents are Mary Frost and the late Thurman Frost of Galax and Adele Moros of Bethel, Conn.

  • Grimm, Weddle plan Nov. 11 service

    Nikki Grimm and David Weddle announced their engagement on Dec. 12, 2010.

    Grimm is the daughter of Arnold and Cheryl Grimm.
    Weddle is the son of Kay and Darrell Weddle.
    A Nov. 11, 2011, wedding is planned.

  • Wiggins, Brannock to be married

    Roger and Martha Wiggins of Baywood announced the engagement of their daughter, Megan Wiggins, to Ronnie Brannock.
    Brannock is the son of Tracy and Debbie Brannock of Hebron.

    A wedding is planned for May 13, 2011, at 6 p.m., at Hebron Church of Christ.

  • She's two

    Caelyn Brooke Nuckolls celebrated her second birthday at home with a Hello Kitty party. Her parents are Brandon and Brittney Nuckolls.

    Grandparents are Theresa Gunter, Darrin and Julie Gunter, Albert and Ruby Payne and David Nuckolls.

  • 13 apply for finance director in Grayson

    INDEPENDENCE — Of the 13 individuals who applied for the vacant finance director position in Grayson, County Administrator Jonathan Sweet said “seven quality applicants” were interviewed.
    “We have it narrowed down to two, and we will present them to the [Board of Supervisors] Thursday night in executive session,” Sweet said. “We will then make an offer following concurrence.”
    The county began seeking a finance director to analyze and report on the county’s financial status last month.

  • Police called to schools in Independence, Galax


  • Glendale project will affect Galax traffic


  • Service member dies in interstate crash