Sunday Jul 6
Marriage proposal is a hit
Dakota Sander goes on bended knee and holds out a ring to propose marriage to Amanda McGuire in front of a sellout crowd at Friday's Martinsville Mustangs game.
Kinston Free Press
Roberts - Dudley
Bobby Roberts of Bassett, Va. announces the engagement of his daughter, Kathy Lynn Roberts, to James "Jay" Lawrence Dudley III, both of Willow Spring, son of Mary Helen Dudley of Grifton and the late James "Jimmy" Lawrence Dudley Jr. He is the grandson of Freeman "Bud" Casey Sr. and Helen Hardy Casey of Kinston.
Bassett man pleads guilty to armed robbery
A Bassett man faces up to life, plus 50 years, in prison after pleading guilty to two charges and "no contest" to another in connection with an armed robbery at a Ferrum residence on Jan. 7. Charles Lawrence Gilmore, 31, pleaded guilty to robbery of a residence and breaking and entering while armed with a firearm.
Grading winds down at Patriot Centre
The Virginia National Guard lot grading project at Patriot Centre at Beaver Creek Industrial Park has been a success, according to County Administrator Tim Hall.
Haskins plea set July 11
A local man is set to plead guilty next month in a case involving the so-called "straw purchasing" of firearms.