Timmy Joe and Martha McGrady Cheek of McGrady announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Nichole Cheek of North Wilkesboro, to James Thomas Steelman of North Wilkesboro. He is the son of James Keith and Monica Chambers Steelman of Wilkesboro.

Seven couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Nov. 17-Nov. 20.

Six couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Nov. 10-Nov. 13.

Virginia Farthing will celebrate her 105th birthday on Thursday, Dec. 3. She was born in Baileysville, W.Va., on Dec. 3, 1915.

Seven couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Nov. 2-Nov. 5.

Jack and Nancy Denny of Ronda will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 13, 2020. They raised three children who produced 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Jack worked as a chicken farmer for Flossie Johnson, while Nancy stayed at home to care for their children and…

Six couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Oct. 29-Oct. 30.

Seven couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Oct. 21-Oct. 27.

Eleven couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Oct. 12-Oct. 16.

Millers Creek resident Lutrelle Hamby will celebrate her 100th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 22. She was born in Wilkes County on Oct. 22, 1920, to Guy and Rosa Hamby.

Twelve couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Sept. 29-Oct. 2.

Fourteen couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Sept. 14-Sept. 18.

Ten couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Sept. 8-Sept. 11.

Chris and Savannah Adams Noble announce the birth of a daughter, Vera Lily Noble, born Aug. 20 at Wilkes Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 10½ ounces at birth. Maternal grandparents are Sonia and Chris O’Gwynn of Robertsdale, Ala., and Michael and Jackie Adams Jr. of Mobile, Ala. Paterna…

Willie and Nellie Call celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 11. They were married on Sept. 11, 1960. The Calls have two sons, Jeff Call and wife, Sandra, and Steve Call and wife, Becky. They have two grandchildren, Ashley and Matthew.

Twenty couples applied for marriage licenses from the Wilkes Register of Deeds office Aug. 31-Sept. 4.

Carrie Wyatt Haynes of the Mulberry community will celebrate her 100th birthday on Aug. 28. She was born to Robert and Doskie Wyatt on Aug. 28, 1920, and is one of four children.

Steve and Mandi Crist of Lincoln, Kan., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Marie Crist of Lincoln, Kan., to Rylan James Hincher, of Hillsboro, Kan. He is the son of Kevin and Susanne Hincher of North Wilkesboro.

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FAMILY CONNECTIONS – The birth of River Thomas Adams to Dylan Adams and Paige Furr on Nov. 13, 2019, created four sets of five generations, three of which are in Wilkes County.

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Timothy and Sally Faw of Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall Genene Faw, to Hagan Richard Shumate, the son of Tara Williams of Lewisville and Richard and Billie Shumate of Moravian Falls.

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John and Regina Stefan of Pittsburgh, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Gina Nicole Stefan of Charlotte, to Adam Dean Parker, also of Charlotte. He is the son of Curtis and Reene Parker of Wilkesboro.

Chad and Julie Shumate of Hays announce the engagement of their daughter, Makenna Leigh Shumate, to Devin Terry Hall, son of Terry and Teresa Hall of North Wilkesboro.

Eddie and Kelly Call Zimmer announce the birth of a daughter, Emily Kaylee Zimmer, born March 29 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Maternal grandparents are Eddie and the late Kay Call. Paternal grandparents are Luther and Connie Lanning and Charles Zimmer Jr.

Haley Frances Richardson and Ronald Brandon Bell were married July 20 at The Barn at Heritage Farm, Dobson. The Rev. Brian Mathis officiated at the ceremony. Block Party Productions provided music.

Rance and Kimberly Jennings Parker of Fort Mill, S.C., announce the birth of a daughter, Hadley Wrenn Parker, born Feb. 20 at Carolinas Medical Center/Atrium Health Center, Charlotte. She weighed 6 lbs. 11 ozs. at birth. Grandparents are Curtis and Reene Parker of Wilkesboro and Mary Ellen J…

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Greg Greene and Amanda Greene of Purlear and Denise Greene of Moravian Falls announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Mackenzie Greene of Moravian Falls, to Joshua Scott Osborne of Moravian Falls. He is the son of Jeremy and Samantha Osborne of Boomer.

Mickey and Bobbi Jennings of Moravian Falls announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Jennings, of Huntersville, to Michael Chupita, also of Huntersville. He is the son of Mary Ann and Mark Geiger and David Chupita, all of Wisconsin.

Mr. and Mrs. Keith Howell of Finley Street, North Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Page Howell, of Raleigh, to Chance Steven Mathias of Enterprise, Ala. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Mathias of Keller, Texas.

Della Mae Shumate of Elkin Highway, North Wilkesboro celebrated a milestone birthday Saturday afternoon, Jan. 18, at Liberty Grove Baptist Church. Her daughters and their families gave the event, along with family and church members.

Mr. and Mrs. James P. Archibald of Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Frances Archibald of Charlotte, to Robert Gray “Sonny” Creech Jr., also of Charlotte. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs.  Robert Gray Creech Sr. of Raleigh.

Judy Elizabeth Dills and Jason Edward Serbeck, both of North Wilkesboro, were united in marriage Dec. 31 at Hinshaw Street Baptist Church, North Wilkesboro. The Rev. Jeff Collins officiated at the evening ceremony. Wedding music was provided by Reva McLean, grandmother of the bride.

Matt and Betty Daye of Traphill announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebekah Grace, to Nicholas Paul McGlamery, the son of Paul and Beth McGlamery of Millers Creek.