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  • Rescue squads receive life-saving devices

    FRIES – The Fries Rescue Squad and the Elk Creek Rescue Squad recently received grant funds to purchase CPR-assisting devices.

    The equipment, called Lund University Cardiopulmonary Assist System (LUCAS) devices, are automated chest compression units that reduce the amount of manpower needed to perform adequate CPR at the scene of a cardiac arrest call.

  • Wildwood loses tenant to Wythe

    A recent business deal gone south has left the Wildwood Commerce Park in Carroll County without its only business tenant.

    In June 2018, local officials announced the park had finally landed its first tenant after seven years in development — local trucking company S&S Transporters planned to build a $5.2 million, 5-acre facility that was to open June 30, 2019.

    But, over a year later and behind schedule, Wildwood is back at square one.

  • Higgins, blevins to marry

     

    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.

  • Something To Do from August 9-11, 2019

    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

  • Vaughan, Renner marry

     

    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.

  • Public Record from August 7-8, 2019

    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 additional information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Circuit Court

    These land transfers were recorded in March in the office of Gerald Goad, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Public Record from August 5-6, 2019

    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 additional information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in February in the Carroll County General District Court Office, Hillsville. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Double five generations

     

    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.

  • Five generations

     

    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.

  • Something To Do from August 2-4, 2019

    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