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FUMC ‘Book People’ effort begins at Oakland

FUMC ‘Book People’ effort begins at Oakland

The Book People of First United Methodist Church in Hillsville handed out the first free books to students Monday at …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Galax man convicted of sexually assaulting daughter

Galax man convicted of sexually assaulting daughter

A Galax man will serve 16 years in prison for sexually assaulting his eight-year-old daughter. Eddie Dale Privett, 39, of …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Poe-tizing a literary master

Poe-tizing a literary master

“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed,” Edgar Allan Poe. Known as the master of the macabre and …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Auditions for ‘To Catch the Allens’ set for Feb. 4, 9

Auditions for ‘To Catch the Allens’ set for Feb. 4, 9

First presented at the Cherry Orchard Theater in the summer of 2014, the drama “To Catch the Allens” proved to …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Carroll ambulance struck, takes out VFW fence

Carroll ambulance struck, takes out VFW fence

A Dugspur man has been charged after colliding with an ambulance, causing it to take out a section of fencing …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Carrico’s bill allowing clerks to deny gay marriage licenses advances

Carrico’s bill allowing clerks to deny gay marriage licenses advances

State Senator Bill Carrico’s bill to allow local clerks to opt out of issuing marriage licenses to gay couples cleared …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Bridge damage closes portion of I-77 in Hillsville

Bridge damage closes portion of I-77 in Hillsville

A damaged bridge joint is to blame for the closure of a bridge on Interstate 77 near Exit 14 in …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Surry likely picked at random to dump teen’s body

Surry County apparently was picked at random for the disposal of a girl’s body in a case for which two …

February 1st, 2016 updated: February 1st, 2016. |  

Missing Virginia girl found dead in Lowgap

Missing Virginia girl found dead in Lowgap

LOWGAP — The remains of a missing 13-year-old Virginia girl have been found along N.C. 89 in Lowgap. Police and …

January 30th, 2016 updated: January 31st, 2016. |  

Trailer disconnects on I-77, causing wreck in Carroll

Trailer disconnects on I-77, causing wreck in Carroll

A North Carolina man has been hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 77 in Carroll County that started Friday …

January 29th, 2016 |  

Carroll PSA to gauge Cana’s interest in county water

Carroll PSA to gauge Cana’s interest in county water

The Carroll County Public Service Authority (PSA) is planning to hold a February meeting at St. Paul School to gauge …

January 28th, 2016 |  

Carroll proposes study on impact of training center’s closing

Carroll proposes study on impact of training center’s closing

The Carroll County Board of Supervisors is starting to consider its options in the unfortunate event that the Southwestern Virginia …

January 27th, 2016 |  

The Coon Ridge Ghost, Revisited

The Coon Ridge Ghost, Revisited

Editor’s Note: The following article was printed in 1963 in The Carroll News. Though it has been more than 50 …

January 26th, 2016 |  

Jonas dumps foot of snow on Carroll County

Jonas dumps foot of snow on Carroll County

Although Winter Storm Jonas dumped 12 inches of snow on Hillsville from early Friday morning until Saturday afternoon, Carroll County …

January 25th, 2016 |  

The man behind Henry Lincoln Lee

The man behind Henry Lincoln Lee

Based on real Carroll County history and real Carroll County people, a popular feature of The Carroll News over the …

January 20th, 2016 |  

Oakland named Distinguished School

Oakland named Distinguished School

Oakland Elementary was honored for receiving the 2015-2016 Title I Distinguished School award at the Jan. 14 meeting of the …

January 19th, 2016 |  

N.J. man charged with DUID after tractor-trailer crashes on I-77 in Carroll

N.J. man charged with DUID after tractor-trailer crashes on I-77 in Carroll

A New Jersey man has been charged with DUID after the tractor-trailer he was driving went through a highway sign …

January 19th, 2016 |  

Fatal wreck discovered in Carroll

Fatal wreck discovered in Carroll

The body of a Carroll County man was discovered at the scene of a fatal wreck early Friday morning by …

January 18th, 2016 updated: January 18th, 2016. |  

Hillsville man airlifted after collision with log truck

Hillsville man airlifted after collision with log truck

A Hillsville man was airlifted Thursday after a two-vehicle accident in Hillsville. According to Virginia State Police Trooper P.K. Cheek, …

January 15th, 2016 |  

New scams making way through Twin Counties

New scams making way through Twin Counties

Several scams, some new and some old, are making their way through the Twin Counties. Law enforcement and local citizens …

January 14th, 2016 |  

Dementia virtual tour leads to insights, empathy

Dementia virtual tour leads to insights, empathy

A “virtual dementia tour” (VDT) program held at Commonwealth Assisted Living & Memory Care on Jan. 7 was a journey …

January 13th, 2016 |  

Carroll IDA ‘virtually shut down’ due to state code issue

Due to an apparent oversight in Virginia State Code, the Carroll County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is currently without its …

January 12th, 2016 updated: January 12th, 2016. |  

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