Walkers will go around the track in the battle against cancer when the 2014 American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of the City of Galax and Carroll County gets underway with teams of residents gathering at Carroll County High School on July 25th from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on July 26.
It’s not unusual for high school seniors to receive money from friends or family upon graduation. But for 2014 Carroll County High School graduate Chet Perdue, one particular graduation gift was different.As promised over four years ago when he was a student in Greg Bolen’s eighth grade class at Carroll County Middle School, Perdue fulfilled his pledge to Bolen, now Hillsville’s Police Chief, to graduate. In return, Bolen attended Perdue’s graduation and ful...
The Carroll Wellness Center crowned its “Biggest Loser” champion on June 10, with the team led by Teresa Roberts of Masterpiece Fitness taking first place. Three five-member teams competed in the competition for six weeks.“I had a very diverse group of gals varying in age, health conditions, fitness levels, and personalities. However, we came together as a team,” said Roberts. “I gave them all a common goal. I wanted to see a lifestyle change in each o...
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