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Doyle-Osgood Mr. & Mrs. Kevin & Susan Doyle of Snow Creek are pleased to announce the engagement of ttheir daughter Lindsay Elxabeth Doyle of Snow Creek to Brandon Roger Osgood of Rocky Mount. He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Roger & Margie Osgood of Rocky Mount. The bride-elect i… Read more

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Worley-Shively Frances Marie Atkins Shively, 72 years old, and Darel Keith Worley, 48 years old would like to announce that they were married in the afternoon on Thursday, September 21, 2017. They were married at Franklin County Recreation Park. Read more

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Lester-Boyd Mr. And Mrs. Sharon and Mark Lester of Patrick County, Va. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah LeAnn Lester, to Joshua Todd Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Danielle and Todd Boyd of Ferrum, Va. The bride to be is the granddaughter of Charles and Virginia Les… Read more

Davis - Kinzie Marlen and Linda Davis, of Glade Hill, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Amil Marlenda Davis, to Jeffrey Robert Kinzie of Wirtz, Va., son of the late Leon and Jane Kinzie of Markelville, Ind. A June 2017 wedding is planned. Read more

Tim and Pam Holcomb of Rocky Mount would like to proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Rose Holcomb to Jonathan Christopher Saunders, son of Bobby and Regina Saunders of Windy Gap. Read more

Duncan - Riley Newly weds William and Sandra Riley took their vows after five years of being together. They took their vows on their five year anniversary, February 8, 2017, with many more to come. y Read more

The family of Ned Vernon and Essyebelle Board Hudson would like to wish them a wonderful 70th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.  Married on February 1, 1947 in Rocky Mount, Virginia then honeymooned in Myrtle Beach, S.C. They returned to Rocky Mount to raise a family of 4 sons and a daughter.  Vernon wif… Read more

Harden - Ridgeway Joe and Laura Jones Harden of Boones Mill announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth, to Jordan Ridgeway, son of Sue Mac Ridgeway of Charleston, S.C. and Bob and Cindy Ridgeway of New Bern, N.C. Erin received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Radf… Read more

Messenger 50th Anniversary W.D. Messenger and Gaynell C. Messenger are celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary. They were married on December 24, 1966 at Furnace Creek Baptist Church. They have resided in Callaway, Va. for the entire 50 years. They have two children and three grandchildren. Read more

Wisse - Ridgwell Mr. Tyler Wisse and Dr. Diana Ridgwell were married on October 30, 2016. Tyler is the son of Greg and Karen Wisse and the grandson of Sharon Stahler Fent and the late James Fent and Nancy Core Wisse and the late Ronald Wisse, all of Bellfontaine, Ohio. Tyler is a graduate of… Read more

Dillon - Peters Rev. Joe and Anita Dillon announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Jo, to Adam Peters, son of Riley and Elaine Peters. Megan graduated from the Coast Guard Academy and now serves as a helicopter pilot in Clearwater, Florida. Adam graduated from Roanoke College and tea… Read more

Scott 50th Anniversary Dub and Lovviner Scott of Ferrum celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on February 25, 2016, with a dinner at Fratellis in Winston-Salem, N.C. with their family. They have one daughter and son-in-law, Candace (Scott) Friel and Jonathan Friel; and two grandchildren,… Read more

Shelton - Thurman Wedding Lindsey Carter Thurman and Barry Neal Shelton were united in marriage on July 9, 2016 at half past ten o'clock in the morning at the Early Inn in Rocky Mount, Virginia. The ceremony was officiated by the Hon. Clyde H. Perdue Jr. The bride is the daughter of Mike and… Read more

Riggs 72nd Anniversary Rev. John and Colleen Riggs of Roanoke, Va. celebrated their 72nd Anniversary on September 16, 2016. Along with their three daughters and their husbands, Vicki and Danny Adams of Roanoke, Nancy and Wayne Ondich of Pulaski, and JoAnna and Mark White of Rocky Mount, they… Read more

Phillippi - Harper Renee Phillippi and Leander Harper are pleased to announce their engagement. Renee Phillippi is from Roanoke Va. and she is the daughter of Nancy and James Phillippi. Leander Harper is from Burnt Chimney Va. and the son of Martha Lou Harper. Leander is also the grandson of… Read more

Jesse Lewis Finney, Jr., and Pamela Bowers Finney of Ferrum, Virginia, formerly of Greensboro, North Carolina, announce the marriage of their daughter, Joanna Reid Finney, to Andrew Douglas O’Leary, son of Daniel and Jane O’Leary of Syracuse, New York. The wedding was held Saturday, May 14, … Read more

Gallatin - Lynch Harry and Betsy Gallatin would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianna Jean Gallatin to David Russell Lynch, the son of Frank (Buster) and Susan Lynch. A September 2016 wedding is planned at Wisteria Ridge in Callaway, Virginia. Read more

Washburn - Dalton Ashlee Washburn, daughter of G.B. and Krystal Washburn of Snow Creek, and Matthew Dalton, son of Greg and Debbie Dalton of Glade Hill, are excited to announce their engagement. Miss Washburn is a 2008 graduate of Franklin County High School and received a degree in 2012 fro… Read more

Cokendolpher - Crowell Zach and Valarie Jamison Cokendolpher are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Diane Cokendolpher, to David Christian Melvin Crowell, son of David and Crystal Walker Crowell. An October wedding is planned. Read more

Hubbard 50th Anniversary Warren Edmond and Betty Sigmon Hubbard were married April 10, 1966. They have two sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul and Kim Hubbard, Travis and Ann Hubbard; and one deceased son, Jason Hubbard. Read more

Wilson - Prillaman Sarah May Prillaman of Boones Mill and Jesse King Wilson of Boones Mill were married January 2, 2016, on the Lawn of King's Krest in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. The bride is the daughter of Richard Allen Prillaman Jr. and Deborah Schriner Prillaman of Martinsville. She… Read more

Mungaray - Criner Manuel Mungaray and Caitlin Criner were married October 10, 2015, at Evangel Foursquare Church in Vinton. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Ken Wright and the Rev. Tim Wright. A reception at the Vinton War Memorial followed. The bride was given in marriage by her fath… Read more

Plybon Anniversary Family and friends gathered October 3, 2015, to celebrate the 70th wedding anniversary of Silas and Frances Plybon at Franklin Heights Baptist Church in Rocky Mount, Va. The happily married World War II veteran and his wife enjoy five children, eight grandchildren, and fiv… Read more

Saldo 5th Anniversary Anthony (Tony) and Elisabeth Saldo of Rocky Mount, Va., will celebrate their 5th anniversary on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Tony is a Disabled American Veteran of the United States Navy and Elisabeth is a Registered Nurse. An Anniversary Celebration will be held at 6 p.m… Read more

Marsh - Clements Keturah Christine Clements, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Clements of Rocky Mount, Va., and Orlando Bryant Marsh, son of Ms. Shirley Marsh of Martinsville, Va., and the late Bryant R. Marsh, were married Saturday, July 11, 2015. The ceremony was held at the Greater New… Read more

Anthony - Carter John and Terri Anthony of Collinsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Noel Anthony of Fayetteville, N.C., to Worth Harris Carter IV of Fayetteville, N.C. He is the son of Susan and Worth Carter III of Rocky Mount. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of J… Read more

Tiffany Jean Lorson and Adam Bradley Nichols were united in marriage on Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Ferrum, Virginia. The wedding took place at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Bud Nichols, the groom’s grandparents. Rev. Nichols proudly officiated the private ceremony. Read more

Dan Bowles, formerly of Rocky Mount, graduated from Harvard University on May 28 with a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. Read more

Charles and Sarah McDaniel will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 24. They were married in Hayti, Missouri, on June 24, 1955. They began their married life in Northern Virginia and moved to Franklin County in 1962. The couple is now living out their golden years in Roanoke. Read more

Daniel and Maureen Shanahan of Rocky Mount are delighted to announce the engagement of their eldest daughter, Margaret Mary Shanahan, to Cameron James Leonard, the eldest son of Robin and Ann Leonard of Bedford County. A January wedding is planned at St. Francis of Assisi in Rocky Mount. Read more

Ronnie and Peggy Burroughs of Callaway are proud to announce the promotion of their daughter, Robin Burroughs Morris, to the rank of captain in the United States Air Force at Travis Air force base, Calif. Morris is a 1999 graduate of FCHS and received her master’s degree in mental health fro… Read more

Air Force Airman 1st Class Ty A. Temple graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Temple is the son of Lisa A. Temple of Glade Hill, and the grandson of Robert E. and Mary A. Temple of Wirtz. He is a 2013 graduate of Franklin County High School. Read more

Marie Prillaman of Henry celebrated her 96th birthday on May 21 at the Great 611 Steakhouse. Her son and daughter-in-law are Ray and Judy Prillaman of Henry. She has one grandson. She was born May 21, 1919, in Franklin County. Read more

Mr. and Mrs. Jamison of Rocky Mount are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miranda Lasha Jamison, to Travis Johnson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Johnson of Mineral. The future bride is an intern with the Franklin County Department of Social Services and a 2015 Ferrum Co… Read more

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clements of Rocky Mount proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Keturah Christine, to Orlando Marsh, the son of Ms. Shirley Marsh and the late Bryant R. Marsh of Martinsville. Keturah is a 2006 graduate of Radford University and is employed as a special educat… Read more

Donald and Linda Young of Glade Hill celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 12. Donald retired from Ronile Inc. as a purchasing agent and Linda retired from MW Windows as a receptionist. They were honored with a dinner at Ippy's Restaurant hosted by family and friends. Read more