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Education

  • Good Citizens

    Providence Elementary School students recently received Citizenship Awards for being outstanding citizens during the second six weeks of school. From left,  (front row)  Matthew Hash, Simon Anderson, Kiera Shupe, Devin Watson, (back row) Sarah Wampler, Andrew Burcham, Samantha Trimble, and (not pictured) Angel Shupe.

  • Story Hour moves to Fridays

    GALAX — Story Hour with Ms. Carlene held at Chapters Bookshop will begin the New Year by changing days for story hour.
    Beginning Jan. 14, story time will move to Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Story hour will consist of Mother Goose activities—music, songs, finger plays, etc.  This will be followed by a story and then the children will be invited to participate in a group jam of musical instruments. Musical instruments will include triangles, drums, bells, shakers, musical blocks, etc.

  • VFW announces essay contest winners

  • Student raises funds for AMH

    SPARTA, N.C. — Alleghany Memorial Hospital received a $180 check from a fundraiser conducted by Miquel Rodriguez, who established a talent show as his High School Senior Project.
    The talent show had 12 participants and was held at the Sparta Elementary School auditorium. Miquel was master of ceremonies. Nolan Biggins was awarded first place, Ashley Ditinyak received second place, and Christina Shaw third place.

  • Good citizens
  • IES poster and poetry winners
  • GH School announces raffle winners

    TROUTDALE — Grayson Highlands School’s Parent Teacher Organization recently announced winners of its raffle fundraiser for playground equipment at the school.
    First prize and  $500 cash was awarded to Makayla Gunter.
    Second prize and $250 cash was awarded to Debbie Hamm.
    Third prize and $100 cash was awarded to David Taylor.
    In all, 5,050 tickets were sold with $850 paid out in prizes. The fundraiser cleared $4,200 to go toward a school playground.
    Ticket raffle printing was donated by Grayson National Bank.

  • WCC to hold registration

  • Former Grayson principal appointed at WCC

    WYTHEVILLE — Dr. Charlie White, president of Wytheville Community College, recently announced the appointment of Angela Lawson to the newly-created position of Vice President of Workforce Development and Occupational and Technical Programs.

  • WCC graduates trucking class

    GALAX -- The Wytheville Community College Truck Driver Training Program held a graduation on Dec. 3, at the Crossroads Institute in Galax.
    Angela Lawson, the new Vice President of Workforce Development and Occupational & Technical Programs at WCC, served as graduation speaker.