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  1. High Test Grass Heats Up Carter Fold Sat. Feb 13Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Cybergrass

    ... McMurray is featured on the mandolin and fiddle. Mitch Bentley plays the upright bass. They met each other at the 2015 Galax Old Time Fiddlers' Convention when both were asked to be members of a competing bluegrass band. Shortly after, Mitch ...

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  2. Indus Bluegrass Club enjoys special guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Journal

    ... In 2014, The Boxcars were nominated for a Grammy for their CD, It's Just a Road. Another guest, Nale, is from Galax, Va. She plays banjo for the acclaimed band Loose Strings, and attends East Tennessee State University. She is working to become a ...

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  3. Songs We Love: Dori Freeman, 'Still A Child'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | National Public Radio

    ... when he received the unsolicited social media inquiry of a no-name, 24-year-old, untapped talent. Freeman hails from Galax, Va., a tiny Appalachian town that hosts an annual old-time fiddlers' convention that she's been attending all of her life, ...

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  4. Redistricting an issue voters should monitorRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Just look at Virginia's 20 Senate District, which includes Martinsville and Henry County, along with Patrick County, Galax, and various parts of Carroll County, Franklin County, Halifax County, Pittsylvania County and Danville. district is virtually ...

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  5. Wildcats defeat LancersRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Marietta Times

    ... S.C. - Wood County Christian shot only 24.6 percent (16 of 65) from the floor in falling 57-47 to State Line from Galax, Va., Friday in the championship game of the Bob Jones Invitational. WCC, now 14-5, was paced by Hannah Lord - the tournament MVP ...

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  6. Hear Americana Singer-Songwriter Dori Freeman's Plaintive 'Any Wonder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | RollingStone

    ... sort of letter to a clandestine and unfulfilled love." The album was recorded in New York - far from Freeman's home in Galax, Virginia - over just three days. "I just wanted to make an honest record of songs written from a real and relatable place," ...

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  7. Commemorating Tommy JarrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    ... days that it is a surprise now to see that the sleeve notes use it only for his home area; he was seen then as a 'Galax style' musician. Alice Gerrard , friend both to Tommy Jarrell and to Bill Monroe , and musical partner of Hazel Dickens , will be ...

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  8. Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice Welcome Noah Brown on BassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Cybergrass

    ... join the full band as they resume touring in late winter, with his first show coming at the Fairview Ruritan Club in Galax, VA, on March 5th. Sisk says that he and the other band members are eager to begin working with Brown and are looking forward ...

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  9. TATE, Joshua ReddRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of the home; one sister, Amy Manning of Axton; two brothers, Melvin C. Manning, Jr., of Axton and Marvin Manning of Galax. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the Celebration of Life Service which will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, January ...

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  10. Bills seek a religious freedoma to reject same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A group of Republican lawmakers on Monday touted a bundle of legislation that they said would ensure religious freedom but that critics said would sanction discrimination against gay couples seeking to marry. Led by Sen. Charles Carrico Sr. of Galax and Del.

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  11. Bills Seek - Religious Freedom' to Reject Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A group of Republican lawmakers on Monday touted a bundle of legislation that they said would ensure religious freedom but that critics said would sanction discrimination against gay couples seeking to marry. Led by Sen. Charles Carrico Sr. of Galax and Del.

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  12. Early stage of major snowstorm triggers wrecks in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... "If I can't, I'll go back as soon as I'm able." Meanwhile, a homeless shelter in the small southwest Virginia town of Galax began getting calls from people needing coats, food or a place to stay soon after the snow began to fall. Tammy Harmon, ...

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  13. "Change Her Mind" from Dave Adkins Available on iTunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Cybergrass

    ... music often becomes formulaic, this is totally Dave Adkins!" Judith Burnette, The Blue Ridge Backroads Show; WBRF; Galax, VA "Kentucky singer/songwriter, Dave Adkins, has a hit on his hands with the first release from his upcoming self-titled solo ...

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  14. EducationRenovations part of 2016 Grayson school planRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 17 | Galax Gazette

    ... te. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below 276-236-5178 ex 204 P.O. Box 68, 108 West Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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  15. NewsA Citizen's Guide to the 2016 General AssemblyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Galax Gazette

    ... te. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below 276-236-5178 ex 204 P.O. Box 68, 108 West Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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  16. Bill Would Allow County Clerks in Virginia to Deny Marriage LicensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WCAV

    A Republican lawmaker in Virginia is pushing legislation that would allow clerks to refuse to issue licenses for marriages they object to on moral or religious grounds. Republican Sen. Charles Carrico of Galax said many of his constituents were concerned about what happened to Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who spent five days in jail last year for denying licenses to same-sex couples.

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  17. NewsSuspect took $1,000 worth of teeth-whitening productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Galax Gazette

    Given the nature of the theft, it's surprising that a suspect in a teeth-whitening kit theft didn't smile in his mug shot. On Jan. 7, Galax police were called to investigate a shoplifting at CVS.

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  18. Columns2015 Editorial AwardsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | Galax Gazette

    ... te. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below 276-236-5178 ex 204 P.O. Box 68, 108 West Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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  19. Report: Infant dies after dog attack; caretakers arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    UPDATE: The Galax Gazette posted on its Facebook page Saturday that the 15-month old attacked by a dog has died. PREVIOUS STORY:Two caretakers face charges after a 15-month-old girl suffered life-threatening injuries in a dog attack, Grayson County deputies said.

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  20. Bears wrestling racking up winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Pack (182), Cody Smith (195) and Riley Shaw (285). The conference win comes on the heels of a challenging Saturday in Galax, VA. The Granite Bears went 3-2 over the weekend, with losses to Rural Retreat and Grundy. "We went to Galax because it gives ...

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