The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:46:02 EST 1800 Haynes breaks 37-year-old CCHS track record http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/153011279/Haynes-breaks-37-year-old-CCHS-track-record Carroll County's Sydney Haynes qualified for the 4A State Track Meet and a broke a school record in the 3200 meter run Friday with a time of 11:42.4 in the All-American Relays at Radford. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:30:21 EST Hillsville facing significant utility increases http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152987008/Hillsville-facing-significant-utility-increases In order to for the Town of Hillsville to be complaint with a state sewer loan and to be grant-eligible for federal and state funds for water projects, the town will have to increase utility rates significantly by the year 2019. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:50:21 EST Carroll proposes tax rate changes http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152943969/Carroll-proposes-tax-rate-changes Even though county expenditures are projected to increase by more than $2.3 million for Fiscal Year 2016, Carroll County citizens can actually expect to pay less in real estate taxes when they come due in December. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:15:21 EST Carroll earns big softball win at Cave Spring http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/152949069/Carroll-earns-big-softball-win-at-Cave-Spring Sydney Nester struck out nine in a two-hit shutout April 13 as Carroll County's softball team defeated Cave Spring 1-0 in a River Ridge District game in Roanoke between two of the top 10 teams in the Timesland. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:00:21 EST Sheriff presents $220,000 check to Carroll County http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152920587/Sheriff-presents-$220000-check-to-Carroll-County More than living up to a promise he made a year ago, Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner presented the Carroll County Board of Supervisors with a check for $220,000 on April 13 for the purchase of a new fire truck. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:30:21 EST Carroll cheerleaders have another successful season http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/152813285/Carroll-cheerleaders-have-another-successful-season It has been another successful season filled with superior ratings and All-American candidates for the Carroll County Cavalier Cheerleaders. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:35:21 EST Man airlifted after motorcycle collides with car http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152894818/Man-airlifted-after-motorcycle-collides-with-car An Indian Valley man was airlifted Saturday after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle in front of Wendy's in Hillsville. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:30:21 EST Senator kicks off re-election campaign in Twin Counties http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152859570/Senator-kicks-off-re-election-campaign-in-Twin-Counties Senator William M. “Bill” Stanley, Jr. (R-Franklin) began his 2015 reelection campaign with a kick-off tour of the 20th District on Friday with stops in Hillsville, Woodlawn and Galax. Sat, 11 Apr 2015 12:25:21 EST Eight seconds of fame http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152854299/Eight-seconds-of-fame Carroll County's own Billy Robinson has traded the blood and guts of the Professional Bull Riders Tour for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood – if for only a brief time. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:25:21 EST Communication officers’ dedication is honored during special week http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152817715/Communication-officers-dedication-is-honored-during-special-week The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is once again using April's second full week (April 12 to 18) to honor its communications officers who make a difference by taking the phrase “answering the call” to a whole new level. Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:25:21 EST Lineberry destroying ODAC pitching at E&H http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/152837568/Lineberry-destroying-ODAC-pitching-at-EH Having found a new home at Emory & Henry College, Carroll County native Brandon Lineberry is tearing up the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) in his first season with the Wasps. Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:10:23 EST State Police investigating apparent suicide in Carroll County http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152815521/State-Police-investigating-apparent-suicide-in-Carroll-County A male subject is dead after shooting himself Wednesday morning in front of three officers for the Carroll County Sheriff's Office in Cana. Wed, 8 Apr 2015 14:05:21 EST Early buyer day at flea market? http://thecarrollnews.com/news/news/152787431/Early-buyer-day-at-flea-market A representative from the VFW 1115 club in Hillsville recently approached the Hillsville Town Council regarding the idea of adding an Early Buyer Day to the traditional Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show. Wed, 8 Apr 2015 02:15:21 EST Area teen airlifted after farm accident http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152767594/Area-teen-airlifted-after-farm-accident An area teenager was airlifted on Monday morning following a farm accident in Hillsville. Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:20:22 EST Harrison, Thorne donate $750 to Hillsville VFW http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152730904/Harrison-Thorne-donate-$750-to-Hillsville-VFW Thanks to a generous donation from Galax gun shop owner Tony Harrison, the Grover King VFW Post 1115 in Hillsville now has more ammunition to bolster its membership and feed hungry veterans. Mon, 6 Apr 2015 17:00:21 EST School community celebrated at muddy ‘Pennies for Patients’ plunge http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152714268/School-community-celebrated-at-muddy-Pennies-for-Patients-plunge CANA — Carroll County Sheriff's Department School Resource Officer Gator King's plunge into a mud-filled baby pool at St. Paul School Thursday exemplified the concept of “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Even if it meant... Fri, 3 Apr 2015 16:40:21 EST Plans announced to preserve Allen House http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152710039/Plans-announced-to-preserve-Allen-House One of the most beautiful and historic landmarks in Carroll County, the J. Sidna Allen House in Fancy Gap is set to return to its former glory. Fri, 3 Apr 2015 11:00:23 EST Carroll hitting, pitching excel in softball win http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/152663889/Carroll-hitting-pitching-excel-in-softball-win Plenty of offense at the plate and 15 strikeouts on the mound equaled a winning formula for Carroll County's softball team March 30 in an 8-2 victory over Grayson County in Hillsville. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:30:22 EST Carroll man charged with abduction http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152603397/Carroll-man-charged-with-abduction A Carroll County man is facing charges of abduction, domestic assault and brandishing a firearm after allegedly threatening his wife on March 19. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:35:22 EST Hillsville Pentecostal to present ‘The Last Days of Christ’ during Easter weekend http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152605380/Hillsville-Pentecostal-to-present-The-Last-Days-of-Christ-during-Easter-weekend More than three months of preparation went into, and more than 70 cast members make up, an epic Easter play Hillsville Pentecostal Holiness Church will put on each night from April 3-5. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:05:21 EST