Today's News

  • 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


    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)


  • Public Record from July 31-August 1, 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.

    Land Transfers

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

  • Harrison is 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.

  • Spurlin turns 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. 

  • Blevins, Higgins to marry


    Raymond Higgins and Crystal Blevins



    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.

  • Vaughan, Alley to wed


    Chasity Hope Alley and Timothy Chase Vaughan



    to wed

    Mickey and Melissa Alley of Galax announce the engagement of their daughter, Chasity Hope Alley, to Timothy Chase Vaughan, son of Timmy and Gina Vaughan of Fries. 

    Alley is employed by Grayson County Dept. of Social Services and Vaughan is employed by Mickey’s Body Shop in Galax.  

    An Oct. 19 wedding is planned at The Establishment in Woodlawn. 

  • Knightly, Leonard to marry


    Stasia M. Knightly and Justin B. Leonard



    to marry

    Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Knightly of Mount Airy, N.C., announce the engagement and wedding of their daughter, Stasia M. Knightly of Fancy Gap, to Justin B. Leonard of Fancy Gap.

    The bride and groom are planning a September wedding in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The bride attended Milford High School, Milford, N.H., and Lakes Region Community College, Laconcia, N.H.

    The groom attended Carroll County High School, HIllsville.

  • Something To Do from July 26-28, 2019


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

    • Once Upon A Time in Hollywood (R)

    • The Lion King (PG)


  • Something To Do from July 19-21, 2019


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

    • The Lion King (PG)

    • Crawl (2019) (R)

    • Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) (PG-13)