NEWS


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Police investigating explosion in Carroll

Multiple accidents causing delays on I-77 in Carroll

Beginning at approximately 11:30 a.m., Monday (Dec. 26), Virginia State Police began responding to a series of chain-reaction crashes on Interstate 77...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Man charged with DUID after wreck knocks out power in Carroll

Man charged with DUID after wreck knocks out power in Carroll

A Dugspur man has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs in an accident Tuesday that led to him being airlifted and caused thousands t...

December 21st, 2016 updated: December 21st, 2016. |  


Santa Comes to Hillsville

Santa Comes to Hillsville

Santa Claus and one of his elves chat with young Manoah Horton. The two dropped in on the Town of Hillsville Employee Christmas and Appreciation Dinne...

December 20th, 2016 |  


HES ‘Bloodsuckers’ win state award

HES ‘Bloodsuckers’ win state award

They call themselves the Bloodsuckers, they’ve inked themselves with “tattoos,” they made their own guitars and they “flung po...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Local business giving away a Hatchimal

Local business giving away a Hatchimal

While the search for the this year’s hottest holiday toy craze – the Hatchimal – has taken many consumers shopping online and overse...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Huff indicted for involuntary manslaughter

Huff indicted for involuntary manslaughter

A Carroll County Grand Jury handed down an indictment of involuntary manslaughter against a Hillsville woman in the March 25 vehicular death of a Mead...

December 14th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Cavs get back on track, roll Floyd

Cavs get back on track, roll Floyd

Crisp passing on offense and a suffocating defense helped Carroll County’s boys put two rough nights behind them and finish the Fort Chiswell To...

December 31st, 2016 |  


Mattie and the wonderful, awesome, not bad, very good week

Mattie and the wonderful, awesome, not bad, very good week

Christmas came a week early for Carroll County’s Mattie Kennedy.Four days after scoring her 1,000th career point against Cave Spring on Dec. 13,...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Carroll’s Lundy scores 1,000th career point

Carroll’s Lundy scores 1,000th career point

It was a shot Carroll County’s Keely Lundy has made a million times, but this one felt different.Taking a pass on the right wing, the Cavalier s...

December 18th, 2016 |  


Kennedy scores 1,000th point in Carroll win

Kennedy scores 1,000th point in Carroll win

Mattie Kennedy’s 1,000th career point couldn’t have come at a better moment for Carroll County’s basketball team.With her Cavaliers ...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Lady Cavs streak past Floyd in season opener

Lady Cavs streak past Floyd in season opener

Mariah Carter collected two steals and scored three layups in a furious span of 18 seconds in the first quarter Wednesday, setting the tone in Carroll...

November 30th, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


Experienced Cavs hope to build off strong finish

Experienced Cavs hope to build off strong finish

With two All-Conference 24 players returning, 10 seniors and a talented transfer from Galax, Carroll County’s boys’ basketball team has th...

November 30th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


OPINION


Letters to Santa provide comic relief

Letters to Santa provide comic relief

Like most people, Christmas is my favorite time of the year.And, like my most people, I enjoy all the many wonders of the holiday – spending tim...

December 22nd, 2015 |  


Much respect for Beamer

I read with much interest the recently published article entitled Beamer’s Retirement Emotional for HHS Classmates, and the editorial entitled B...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Beamer deserves better

Beamer deserves better

Normally this space is reserved for coverage of Virginia Tech’s home football games. By now, if you don’t know the Hokies lost 45-43 in fo...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Lucky to have known ‘Lucky’

Lucky to have known ‘Lucky’

Though I never had the pleasure of working with William Daly Woodyard during his 24-year career with The Carroll News, “Lucky,” as he was ...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Stand for something

Stand for something

“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.”This line kept sticking in my head this week as I began to write a co...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Sleepless nights and poopie diapers – the joy of fatherhood

Sleepless nights and poopie diapers – the joy of fatherhood

About a month ago I wrote about turning 40. Today, I write about another life milestone – the birth of my second son, and third child.Our lives ...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA