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  • Public Record for 1-9-2019

    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 sentences were recorded in August in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Turns 90

     

    Turns

    90

    Emma Dociebelle Alderman Gallimore Newman will celebrate her 90th birthday Jan. 6 at the Carroll County Senior Citizens Center Jan. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. All family and friends are invited.

  • Something To Do from 1-4-2019

    Movies

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

    • Aquaman (PG-13)

    • Mary Poppins Returns (PG)

    • The Mule (R)

    Creekside Cinema, (336) 783-0001, 605 Bluemont Road, Mount Airy, N.C.

    No listings available at press time

    Marquee Cinema, (276) 228-9875, 187 Dominion Street, Wytheville, Va. 24382

    No listings available at press time

    Music

  • Public Record for 1-2-2019

    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.

    Marriages

    These marriage licenses were recorded in August in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:

    Allen Byrd Stephenson, 54, and Betty Jane Delp, 56, both of Independence.

  • Something To Do from 12-28, 2018

    Movies

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

    • Aquaman (PG-13)

    • Mary Poppins Returns (PG)

    • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG)

    Creekside Cinema, (336) 783-0001, 605 Bluemont Road, Mount Airy, N.C.

    No listings available at press time

    Marquee Cinema, (276) 228-9875, 187 Dominion Street, Wytheville, Va. 24382

    No listings available at press time

    Music

  • Public Record for 12-26, 2018

    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.

    Land Transfers

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

  • Public Record from 12-26-2018

    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.

    Land Transfers

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

  • Readers Hotline 1/9/19

    Wall already exists

  • Man shoots himself in leg at store

    Local law enforcement agencies were dispatched to Lowe’s Home Improvement in Carroll County on New Year’s Eve for the report of a gunshot, which resulted in charges for a Fries man and an injury to his leg.

    Reports from the Virginia State Police confirm that on Dec. 31, 2018, at approximately 4:50 p.m., a firearm was discharged near the self-checkout of Lowe’s, on East Stuart Drive just outside Galax. At that time, VSP Trooper J.L. Criner was off duty and in the store.

  • Carrico, Northam team up to propose I-81 fixes

    Staff Report

    RICHMOND — A Republican state senator from Grayson County is joining Virginia’s Democratic governor in a bipartisan effort to make travel on Interstate 81 safer and more reliable.

    The legislative proposal would provide $2.2 billion in improvements along the 1-81 Corridor in Southwest Virginia.