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  • Galax police serve warrants, file drug charges

    Staff Report

    Two wanted subjects have been arrested by the Galax Police Department recently.

    On Dec. 31, a Galax man was arrested on a warrant from last year, according to a report issued by the department.

    Cotey Brackens, 27, was arrested by Capt. James Cox on a warrant issued on Oct. 10, 2018, the report said. The warrant was for allegedly grabbing a woman’s wallet and driving off in an unknown vehicle at the Walmart shopping center.

    He is being held at the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.

  • Trial date set for Dunford

    Staff Report

    INDEPENDENCE — Steven Shawn Dunford, who is facing several charges in the alleged abduction and rape of a minor, is scheduled for a two-day jury trial in Grayson County Circuit Court on Feb. 14-15.

    Dunford was indicted by a grand jury in April 2018 for two counts of forcible sodomy, aggravated sexual battery and the rape and abduction of a female minor child under the age of 13.

    A pre-trial motions hearing will be held prior to Dunford’s jury trial on Jan. 17.

  • 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:

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