Masons to host flag-retirement ceremony Saturday, June 29

During the 2018 flag retirement ceremony hosted by Sampson Masonic Lodge in Theodosia, Girl Scouts and co-leader Virginia Campbell, right, arranged the faded and torn American flags before each was taken to the fire to be retired.

Sampson Masonic Lodge #298 in Theodosia will conduct its fifth annual American flag retirement ceremony beginning at noon Saturday, June 29, at the lodge lo

The Concrete Works expands its operations

The Concrete Works president Cleta Sweeney and husband Sean, who serves as the company’s chief operating officer, work together in the office of their Souder-area farm, which serves as a showcase for the company’s precast concrete products that are sold throughout the country as well as Canad

The Concrete Works LLC of Wasola, precast manufacturer of concrete feed bunks and water tanks, is expa

Officials seek partners for possible opening of Bryant Creek State Park

About 50 people attended a June 11 meeting in Ava to hear an update on the status of Bryant Creek State Park, which is on land north of Rockbridge that was acquired by the state in late 2016 but has been closed to the public since then. Times photos / Amelia LaMair

Approximately 50 people attended an informational meeting about Bryant Creek State Park June 11 at the Senior Center in Ava.

GHS grad experiences life-changing pilgrimage

Gainesville High School 2019 graduate Ashley Walrath, pictured third from left, recently completed a 178-mile portion of the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage through France and Spain. This photo was snapped on the group’s first day in France shortly after Walrath, along with seven other Southwest Baptist University students and a professor, began their walk on the Camino. Photos courtesy Kevin Bailey


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