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Today's Features

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    Brothers celebrate

    August birthdays

     

    Nolan Jay Spurlin celebrated his seventh birthday on Aug. 8, 2019, and his brother, Luke Ryan Spurlin, celebrated his fifth birthday on Aug. 29, 2019, along with their baby sister, Everly Faith. They are the sons of Jason Spurlin and Jill Cockerham. Their grandparents are Mike and Anita Spurlin of Baywood and Danny and Carolyn Cockerham of Galax. Great-grandparents are Louise Diamond and Rubye Cockerham, both of Galax.

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    Turns

    two

    Kolton Chad Moser celebrated his second birthday Aug. 17 with a Monster Truck Party. His sisters, Kaylee, Kaitlyn and Karley helped him celebrate along with friends and family. He is the son of Chad and Danielle Moser of Fries. His grandparents are Tim and Becky Clontz and David and Sandy

    Moser of Fries.

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    Turns

    one

     

     

    Karley Danielle Grace Moser celebrated her first birthday Aug. 12 with

    a Princess Party. Her sisters, Kaylee, Kaitlyn and brother, Kolton helped her celebrated along with family and friends. She is the daughter of Chad and Danielle Moser of Fries. Her grandparents are Tim and Becky Clontz

    and David and Sandy Moser of Fries.

  • Derrick Davis II was presented the Eagle Scout award during a ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Galax. He is a member of Troop 188.

    Derrick Davis II earns

    Eagle Scout status

    First United Methodist Church of Galax was also

    recognized for sponsoring Troop 188 for 100 years.

    Staff Report

    Derrick Davis II recently became Boy Scout Troop 188’s latest Eagle Scout during morning worship service at First United Methodist Church in Galax. The ceremony was conducted by Dr. Tom Littrell, troop committee chair.

  • Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • Angel Has Fallen (R)

    • Overcomer (PG)

    • Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark (PG-13)

    Music

    Blue Ridge Backroads Live, Rex Theater, downtown Galax: Events are every Friday at 7 p.m. Shows are $5 unless otherwise marked. Performers and events are Aug. 30, Mountain Park Old Time Band; Sept. 6, Kevin Prater Band; Sept. 13, Les Rhodden and Fallen Leaves OTB. 238-8130, (888) 217-8823 or 236-0329 or www.rextheatergalax.com.

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    Jones

    turns

    98

     

     

     

     

    John Clayton Jones celebrated his 98th birthday in June at his home with a barbecue with his family. Jones (seated) is shown with his children, Clayton Jones, Barbara LaPrad, Linda Fanney and Debbie Hampton.

  • Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • Angel Has Fallen (R)

    • Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark (PG-13)

    • 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (PG-13)

    Music

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    Five

    generations

    gather for

    occasion

     

     

     

    Five generations are John Clayton Jones, Linda Fanney, Krystal Washburn, Ashlee Dalton and Baylee Dalton.

  • Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (PG-13)

    • Dora and the Lost City of Gold (PG)

    • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (PG-13)

    Music

  • HILLSVILLE — The Carroll County Agricultural Fair continues this weekend, with homemade crafts and home-canned food, livestock shows, farm equipment on display, midway games, live music, wrestling and carnival rides

    The fair runs through Aug. 25 at the Southwest Virginia Farmers’ Market in Hillsville. Each day, there are exhibits in the Exhibit Hall, an FFA Barnyard near the Livestock Show Tent and demonstrations located throughout the fairgrounds.

    This weekend’s events include:

    Friday, 5–11 p.m.