Joy Ranch remembers Bucky Lovern

Joy Ranch remembers Bucky Lovern

Joy Ranch, A Christian Home for Children, is saddened by the death of Edward “Bucky” Lovern, a former resident of Joy Ranch and a lifetime...

February 14th, 2017 |  


New van to assist Shriner’s efforts to help kids

New van to assist Shriner’s efforts to help kids

The Kazim Hillbillies and Carroll-Grayson Shrine Club members seen locally in Christmas parades and parking cars at Labor Day are the tip of a compass...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Twin County Hospital is accredited chest pain center

Twin County Hospital is accredited chest pain center

GALAX– Twin County Regional Hospital has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), the ac...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Carroll traffic stop leads to weapons, drug charges

Carroll traffic stop leads to weapons, drug charges

A traffic stop for speeding has led to the arrest of a fugitive from Georgia on weapon charges along with numerous drug charges.According to Carroll C...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Things get ‘bazaar’ March 4 at Woodlawn Ruritan event

Things get ‘bazaar’ March 4 at Woodlawn Ruritan event

WOODLAWN — The Woodlawn Ruritan Club will once again bring its “energetic emporium” of food, fun and finds with the Annual Spring Ba...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 13th, 2017. |  


Tolbert resigns from Town Attorney post

Tolbert resigns from Town Attorney post

Hillsville Town Attorney Andrea Tolbert has tendered her resignation, effective January 31 for the post. Tolbert confirmed she has served the Town for...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Laurel’s ‘Sea Scavengers’ enter global competition

Laurel’s ‘Sea Scavengers’ enter global competition

AUSTINVILLE — Laurel Elementary’s First Lego League (FLL) team is a colony of problem-solving Energizer Bunnies. The strength of the Sea S...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Wooden Nickel Clothing Closet aims to help those in need

Wooden Nickel Clothing Closet aims to help those in need

As owners of the Wooden Nickel Thrift Shop, Nick and Stephanie Albert know there are always folks in the community that are in need.With that in mind,...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Indoor bounce house facility opens in Hillsville

Indoor bounce house facility opens in Hillsville

If the smiles on the faces of Leona Brown’s Pre-K students are any indication, Rainbow Creations Indoor Bounce is going to be a huge hit in Hill...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Special sendoff for Carroll’s Special Olympians

Special sendoff for Carroll’s Special Olympians

No matter how the Carroll County Special Olympics Basketball Team performs Saturday at Virginia Tech, everybody in Carroll County was a winner on Frid...

February 3rd, 2017 |