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galax:

see diapensiadiapensia
, common name for the Diapensiaceae, a family of low evergreen shrubs native to cool and arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The species that are restricted to the New World are found in the E United States.
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Galax (Independent City), Virginia

111 E Grayson St
Galax, VA 24333
Phone: (276) 236-5773
Fax: (276) 236-2889
www.ingalax.net

In southern VA, southwest of Roanoke. Incorporated as a town in 1906; as a city in 1954. Name Origin: For the mountain evergreen plant, which grows abundantly in the area. Originally called Bonaparte

Area (sq mi):: 8.23 (land 8.23; water 0.00) Population per square mile: 811.20
Population 2005: 6,676 State rank: 126 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 2.50% Population 2000: 6,837 (White 81.20%; Black or African American 6.30%; Hispanic or Latino 11.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 8.60%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,447; median household $28,236; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,000-$21,476
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Galax introduces the newest addition to their product-lineup -- "The Silent Shaker Gift Set.
Keith created hat pin fruit skewers which were placed in a hat covered with galax leaves for serving.
The film festival is sponsored by the Town of Fries, The Galax City Department of Tourism, the Fries Recreation Center, and the Drydock Film Corporation.
and a spokesman for the committee, said the support by a majority of workers at the three Galax, VA-based companies made them duty bound to follow through with the petition filing.
Other miscellaneous terms: one gladiola, two gladioli; one tussy-mussy, two tussy-mussies; springerii; smilax or smilac; galax leaves; hand-tied bouquet; and Queen Anne's lace.
Blue Ridge Bank, Floyd, Virginia; Central National Bank, Lynchburg, Virginia; Community National Bank, South Boston, Virginia; First National Bank, Rocky Mount, Virginia; First National Exchange Bank, Roanoke, Virginia; Mountain National Bank, Galax, Virginia; Patrick Henry National Bank, Martinsville, Virginia; Patriot Bank, Fredericksburg, Virginia; Peoples National Bank, Danville, Virginia; and Shenandoah National Bank, Staunton, Virginia, today announced that shareholders of each of the Banks have approved the plan of merger to reorganize by merger into a new Virginia chartered financial institution under the name of Carter Bank & Trust, subject to certain terms and conditions, including regulatory approval.
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After the main course, bite sized desserts were passed on trays lined with galax leaves.
The boards of directors of Blue Ridge Bank, Floyd, Virginia; Central National Bank, Lynchburg, Virginia; Community National Bank, South Boston, Virginia; First National Bank, Rocky Mount, Virginia; First National Exchange Bank, Roanoke, Virginia; Mountain National Bank, Galax, Virginia; Patrick Henry National Bank, Martinsville, Virginia; Patriot Bank, Fredericksburg, Virginia; Peoples National Bank, Danville, Virginia; and Shenandoah National Bank, Staunton, Virginia, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to reorganize by merger into a new Virginia chartered financial institution under the name of Carter Bank & Trust.
Notable highlights include a selection of Diane Arbus photographs, Galax and Route 9 West by Lee Friedlander, an oversize 56 x 45 inch Richard Avedon print, Petra Alvarado, Factory Worker On Her Birthday, El Paso, Texas - and a group of Cindy Sherman, Thomas Struth and Hiroshi Sugimoto works.
In fact, his Galax, VA-based company has even slightly contributed to the onslaught by importing some products it does not make at any of its four manufacturing plants.