The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:54:57 EST 1800 Cana man airlifted from wreck, charged with DUI http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3573341/Cana-man-airlifted-from-wreck-charged-with-DUI A Cana man has been charged with DUI after a single-vehicle accident that resulted in him being airlifted from the scene of an accident in Cana on Thursday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST White supremacist accused of killing three once lived in Carroll http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3572362/White-supremacist-accused-of-killing-three-once-lived-in-Carroll The man accused of killing three people Sunday at Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Kansas once resided in Carroll County for a short period of time. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Dutch Oven bakes up a hit in Hillsville http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3135419/The-Dutch-Oven-bakes-up-a-hit-in-Hillsville Since opening on July 3rd of last year, The Dutch Oven has been serving up fresh meats and sweet treats much to the delight of Hillsville and Carroll County. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Classic Creations pleased with progress in Hillsville http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3235630/Classic-Creations-pleased-with-progress-in-Hillsville HILLSVILLE – When Keith Saunders, owner of Classic Creations, decided it was time to open his own screen printing business, the first thing he had to do was to find a location. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor signs proclamation recognizing AmeriCorps’ positive impact on the community http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3238898/Mayor-signs-proclamation-recognizing-AmeriCorps-positive-impact-on-the-community Twenty-three of 27 AmeriCorps workers gathered at Town Hall in Hillsville on April 1 for a proclamation signing by Mayor Greg Crowder. The proclamation recognizes AmeriCorps for its “positive impact” and commitment to the people of... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Carroll News wins three state VPA awards http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3264180/The-Carroll-News-wins-three-state-VPA-awards The Carroll News is excited to announce it won three first-place awards in the 2013 Virginia Press Association News Contest. Winners of this year's state contest were announced April 5 at the annual awards banquet at the Hilton Richmond... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Route 620 widening begins http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3259818/Route-620-widening-begins Construction is underway to extend the four-laning of Route 620 near Wildwood Commerce Park at exit 19 on Interstate 77. The present two-lane road will be widened to four lanes and include the entrance to Wildwood. Sowers Construction Co. of Mt. Airy,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Laundry tips for men http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/3246993/Laundry-tips-for-men The other day the Mistress of the Manor was relaying some interesting information about laundry. Okay, maybe not interesting, but informative, if you're into that kind of thing. She began to explain how often a woman should wash a blouse, pants,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll falls to Demons in home opener http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/3254984/Carroll-falls-to-Demons-in-home-opener Jake Hamley scored two goals and added an assist April 8 as Carroll County dropped its home boys' soccer opener 4-0 to Christiansburg. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll budget committee won’t recommend tax increase http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3239994/Carroll-budget-committee-wont-recommend-tax-increase Although it's still facing a shortfall of $159,000 for Fiscal Year 2014-15, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors' Budget Committee will not make a recommendation to raise taxes this year. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sidna Allen House donated to Historical Society http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3245896/Sidna-Allen-House-donated-to-Historical-Society Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights tag Carroll 10-3 in district home opener http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/3245057/Knights-tag-Carroll-10-3-in-district-home-opener Cave Spring banged out 13 hits and took advantage of six Carroll County errors Friday in a 10-3 River Ridge District win at Bill Worrell Field in Hillsville. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cavs remain unbeaten with 7-5 win over Pulaski http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/3232163/Lady-Cavs-remain-unbeaten-with-7-5-win-over-Pulaski Good base running, the strong arm of catcher Gracie Lindsey and a gutty performance by pitcher Eden Durnil all played key roles in the Cavaliers running their record to 3-0 with a 7-5 win over Pulaski County on April 1. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST HPD warns public of craigslist scam http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3245314/HPD-warns-public-of-craigslist-scam The Hillsville Police Department is investigating a new scam to the area. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Adkins to challenge Stanley in 20th District Senate race http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3215551/Adkins-to-challenge-Stanley-in-20th-District-Senate-race It's 18 months until the election for the 20th District Senate seat, currently held by Bill Stanley, comes up for election, but Kim Adkins isn't wasting anytime introducing herself to voters of the district. Adkins, who has served two... Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New airport terminal dedicated http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3220613/New-airport-terminal-dedicated Close to a hundred people gathered at Twin County Airport on March 27 to attend the dedication of the new $1.4 million terminal building. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll Chairman issues statement on Va. Produce incident http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3237746/Carroll-Chairman-issues-statement-on-Va.-Produce-incident Carroll County Board of Supervisors' Chairman David Hutchins submitted a Letter to the Editor on Thursday afternoon, commending everyone who responded to the incident at Virginia Produce on Tuesday that hospitalized more than 50 people. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Grants Supermarket to locate in Galax Kroger building http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3237450/Grants-Supermarket-to-locate-in-Galax-Kroger-building Ron Martin, co-owner and CEO of Hometown Grocery, LLC, known locally as Grants Supermarket, has just announced plans to locate a new supermarket in the old Kroger building in Downtown Galax. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawsuit seeks over $15 million in damages from I-77 pile-up http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3236553/Lawsuit-seeks-over-$15-million-in-damages-from-I-77-pile-up The mother of a Kentucky man killed in the 95-vehicle pile-up on Interstate 77 in Fancy Gap last year is seeking $15 million in damages from three tractor-trailer drivers in a recently filed lawsuit. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Westboro monsters ask for decency, respect http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/3222637/Westboro-monsters-ask-for-decency-respect My column today is about a man I feel is hanging among such notables as Hitler and Idi Amin in the level of Hell set aside for the worst of the worst. This level is so bad that Dante didn't even include it in the Divine Comedy. The man is Fred... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST