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Today's Features

  • An archer from the Twin Counties brought home his third consecutive gold medal earlier this month after finishing first place in the State Games of America.

    An avid competitor, outdoorsman and former state forest warden, Arthur Cox aced the archery competition at this year’s national games on Aug. 4, and shared his story this week about the rewarding experiences that archery has brought him throughout his life, on and off the shooting range.

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    Raymond Higgins and Crystal Blevins

    Blevins,

    Higgins

    to marry

    Crystal Blevins and Raymond Higgins would like to announce their engagement.

    Blevins is a student at Colorado Technical University.

    She is the daughter of Danny Blevins and Joanna Blevins of Galax.

    Higgins was a graduate at Galax High School in 2007.

    He is the son of Terry and Betsy Higgins of Galax.

    An Oct. 26 wedding is planned.

  • Movies

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

    • Dora and the Lost City of Gold (PG)

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

    • The Lion King (PG)

    Music

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    MR. AND MRS. Cheyne Renner

    (Meagan Vaughan)

    Vaughan,

    Renner

    united in

    marriage

     

     

     

    Meagan Vaughan and Cheyne Renner were married on July 6, 2019.

    The bride is the daughter of J. Wayne and Terry Vaughan of Galax. She is the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Opal Vaughan Andrews.

    The groom is the son of Brian and Karen Renner of Malibu, Calif.

  •  

    Double

    five

    generations

    (Seated, from left) are Pauline Burcham, great-great-grandmother; Jessie Doby, great-great-grandmother; Rebecca Doby, great-grandmother; and Colt Cockerham; (standing) Larry Doby, great-grandfather; Jennifer Elliott, grandmother; and  Chris Cockerham, father.

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    Five

    generations

    Five generations are (from left, seated) great-great-grandmother, Lessie Elizabeth Paisley; great-grandmother, Martha Elizabeth Funk; (standing) grandmother, Stephanie Elizabeth Rakes; mother, Cassandra Elizabeth Grubb and identical twin girls, Keshia Elizabeth Grubb and Lydia Michelle Grubb.

  • Movies

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

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

    • Once Upon A Time in Hollywood (R)

    • The Lion King (PG)

    Music

  •  

    Turns

    90

    Mary Wright Harrison (center) celebrated her 90th birthday March 30 at the Galax Recreation Center. Among her 70 guests were three classmates. They were Cullen Lawrence, Victor Wilson and (not pictured) Bill Blair.

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    She’s

    three

     

     

    Adlianne Grace Spurlin turned three years old on June 12.  She celebrated with a butterfly picnic party at her home with her family. She is the daughter of Kevin and Tara Spurlin of Galax.  Her grandparents are Mike and Anita Spurlin of Galax and Owen and Judy Eddy of Castile, N.Y. 

  •  

    Raymond Higgins and Crystal Blevins

    Blevins,

    Higgins

    to marry

    Crystal Blevins and Raymond Higgins would like to announce their engagement.

    Blevins is a student at Colorado Technical University.

    Higgins was a graduate at Galax High School in 2007.

    She is the daughter of Danny Blevins and Joanna Blevins of Galax.

    Higgins is the son of Terry and Betsy Higgins of Galax.

    An Oct. 26 wedding is planned.