• She's two

    Aurora Sky Gregory turned two on April 4. She celebrated at home with family and friends. Aurora is the daughter of Jimmie and Whitney Gregory of Independence. Her big sister is Madalyn.

    Grandparents are William and Vergie Lundy, Eddie and Brenda Ward and John and Frances Pierce.

  • Bartlett, Vaught to marry

    Robin Lynn Bartlett and James Douglas Vaught, along with their parents, announce their engagement.

    Bartlett is the daughter of Steve Bartlett and Edith Whitaker. She graduated from Wytheville Community College and is employed by Wells Fargo.
    Vaught is the son of Douglas Vaught and Mary Ellen Rhudy and the late Margaret Zachary Vaught. He graduated from Wytheville Community College and is employed by Hutchins Electric Service, LLC.
    Bartlett and Vaught and their parents all reside in Galax.

  • She's four

    Makayla Grace Hancock celebrated her fourth birthday March 28 with a Sofia the 1st Princess party at Trinity Baptist Church fellowship hall.

    She is the daughter of Kevin “Bubba” and Pam Hancock of Hillsville. Her grandparents are Doug and Carol Hancock of Hillsville and Chuck and Pat Edwards of Woodlawn. Her great-grandparents are Edd Crotts of Woodlawn and Louis and Bonnie Edwards of Woodlawn.

  • He's one

    Donald Tony Peak will celebrate his first birthday May 15 with family and friends. He is the son of Robert Peak and Chasity McMillian, both of Cana.

    His maternal grandparents are the late Donald and Cathy McMillian of Cana. His paternal grandparents are Tony and Edreen Peak of Galax and Bruce and Susan Webb of Eden, N.C. He has a cousin, Breanna McMillian.

  • Farmer, Tucker engagement announced

    John and Jennifer Farmer announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Leigh Farmer, to Charles Richard Tucker.
    Tucker is the son of Donald and Janette Tucker of Aronoldsburg, W.Va.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Howard and Zollie Easter, Edward and the late Iva Farmer and the great-granddaughter of Opal Robinson.
    A May 23, 2015 wedding is planned.

  • Thomas, Nichols to marry

    Mark Elliott Thomas and Kimberly Michelle Nichols, along with their parents, announce their upcoming marriage.

    Thomas is the son of Kathy Thomas and Stacy Dalton and Marty and Sherry Thomas, all of Carroll County.
    Nichols is the daughter of Patty Nichols of Pulaski and Jonathan Nichols of Galax.
    A May 31 wedding is planned at Foster Falls. Family and friends are invited.

  • Isom, Mays announce engagement

    Keircen Taylor Isom and Andrew Dylan Mays, along with their families, announce their engagement.

    Isom is the daughter of Donald Isom of Baywood and Lisa Huff of Hillsville.
    Mays is the son of Scott Mays of Galax and Alicia Reynolds of Hillsville.
    Maternal grandparents are the late Peggy and Junior Isom of Galax, Mary and Clifton Barr of Hillsville and the late Jimmy Huff of Woodlawn.
    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Wanda Mays of Galax, Jim and Dee Davis of Galax and Phil Grunlose of Coulee Dam, Wash.

  • Melando, Halsey to marry

    Brandan Halsey and Rachel Melando, along with their parents, announce their engagement.
    Halsey is the son of Lois and Bill Patterson of Wytheville, and Emerson and Sharon Halsey of Independence.

    Melando is the daughter of Rick and Margaret Melando of Charlotte, N.C.
    A July 12 wedding is planned in Richmond.

  • Turns one

    Caitlynn Danielle Brewer turned one on Feb. 25.

    Her parents are Jamie and Summer Brewer. She has a big brother, Caleb.

  • She's two

    Hannah Marie Hash celebrated her second birthday Feb. 25, 2014. She had a Princess Party with family and friends on Feb. 23. She is the daughter of Josh and Sarah Hash.

    Her grandparents are Joe and Felicia Hash and Charles and Tammy Copeland and Cody and Karen Wingate. She is the great-granddaughter of Wayne and Wanda Hash, James Hart, Frances Adams, Jerry and Nell Wingate and Thomas and Leta Farmer.