The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:32:02 EST 1800 Preacher’s Choir spreading God’s word through music http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50526683/Preachers-Choir-spreading-Gods-word-through-music When a church in the Twin County area is in need of a singing group for worship or any function, for that matter, there's a good chance that the Preacher's Choir will be called upon to perform. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:57:04 EST Hillsville woman opens new business in Galax http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50540124/Hillsville-woman-opens-new-business-in-Galax A Hillsville woman has expanded her existing service with a new business in Galax called N2U. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:49:11 EST Jackson has ideal job at Gallery One Seventeen http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50595149/Jackson-has-ideal-job-at-Gallery-One-Seventeen By Michael Howlettmhowlett@civitasmedia.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:46:07 EST Town approves $2,600 for new HPD phone system http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50690505/Town-approves-$2600-for-new-HPD-phone-system Hillsville Town Council agreed to pay $2,600 for a new phone system Thursday for the Hillsville Police Department. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:43:07 EST Three arrested after standoff in Galax http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50684712/Three-arrested-after-standoff-in-Galax A spokesperson for Galax Police Chief Rick Clark advised that three men were arrested on September 17 by members of the Galax Police Dept., assisted by the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:54:09 EST Carroll Grand Jury hands down 87 indictments http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50641685/Carroll-Grand-Jury-hands-down-87-indictments A Carroll County Grand Jury handed down 87 indictments against a total of 47 people on Monday.An indictment is a formal charge, not a finding of guilt. Among those indicted Monday include: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:26:12 EST More doom and gloom from Hawking http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50641733/More-doom-and-gloom-from-Hawking Over a year ago some yahoo discovered the Higgs boson or “God particle,” if you prefer. As you may remember, I got very excited about this because I thought it would mean we would be able to teleport from one place to another, make... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:01:05 EST Truckers Parade Against Cancer set for Sept. 20 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50602544/Truckers-Parade-Against-Cancer-set-for-Sept.-20 The 8th Annual Truckers Parade Against Cancer, which benefits Relay for Life of Galax/Carroll and Grayson counties is set for Saturday, Sept. 20. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:40:07 EST Bruins prove better in mud than Cavs http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50636168/Bruins-prove-better-in-mud-than-Cavs A hard, soaking rain pounded the Carroll County and Blacksburg football teams on Sept. 12 at Tommy Thompson Field, but it was the Bruins that dealt with the elements best to pull out a 16-0 win over the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers' defense played a... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:18:05 EST Edwards wins 300th game http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50603331/Edwards-wins-300th-game Carroll County volleyball coach Cindy Edwards recorded her 300th victory Friday as the Cavaliers defeated Honaker in the Battle Bash Volleyball Tournament at John Battle High School in Bristol, Va. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:12:10 EST Hillsville Harvest Nights being planned for each weekend in October http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50523015/Hillsville-Harvest-Nights-being-planned-for-each-weekend-in-October Two local businesswomen are hoping to provide a forum for community entertainment and non-profit fundraising with their plans for Hillsville Harvest Nights. The event, which will run five straight weekends beginning on Oct. 3, is the brainchild of... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:49:11 EST Cardwell to be grand marshal for CFFD Parade http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50536925/Cardwell-to-be-grand-marshal-for-CFFD-Parade By Allen Worrellaworrell@civitasmedia.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:10:08 EST 9/11 victims, heroes remembered during VFW ceremony http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50604442/9/11-victims-heroes-remembered-during-VFW-ceremony Around a hundred people gathered at VFW Post 1115 in Hillsville on Sept. 11 to honor the almost 3,000 Americans who died in the terrorists attacks on that same date in 2001. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:36:07 EST Proposed plan would reduce Carroll’s athletic travel costs http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50604082/Proposed-plan-would-reduce-Carrolls-athletic-travel-costs While Carroll County's athletic teams will remain in the River Ridge District for the upcoming two-year cycle (2015-16 and 2016-17), the Cavaliers may get some travel relief in postseason conference play. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:13:06 EST Plane crashes into median of I-77 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50593159/Plane-crashes-into-median-of-I-77 A California man was conscious and talking with rescue personnel Wednesday after crashing his small, single-engine airplane into the median of Interstate 77 in Carroll County. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:25:08 EST Aliens, zombies and Victoria’s Secret super models http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50540165/Aliens-zombies-and-Victorias-Secret-super-models I know the yard sale season is quickly coming to an end, but I figure it's never too late to make a buck so I'm passing along some tips that will make a fortune for anyone still thinking of going the yard sale route. Well, maybe not a... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:16:06 EST Dollar General says Fancy Gap store clear of snakes http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50513101/Dollar-General-says-Fancy-Gap-store-clear-of-snakes The recent accounts of a snake infestation at Dollar General Store in Fancy Gap may have been exaggerated, according to Dan MacDonald, General Dollar's senior director of corporate communications. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 15:47:10 EST West to serve as town’s interim treasurer http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50432332/West-to-serve-as-towns-interim-treasurer Sandra West was named temporary interim town treasurer during the Hillsville Town council meeting on Aug. 25. Sun, 7 Sep 2014 13:05:04 EST Gregson alleges harassment over sewer break claim http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50439536/Gregson-alleges-harassment-over-sewer-break-claim A malicious intent complaint over a sewer break August 15 in Fancy Gap has an area landowner alleging harassment from County Administrator Gary Larrowe, while Larrowe says he was simply doing his job and looking out for the county's... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 11:36:05 EST Bears crush Carroll 55-7 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50545834/Bears-crush-Carroll-55-7 Mount Airy scored early and often Friday in a 55-7 win over Carroll County in Mount Airy, N.C. Sat, 6 Sep 2014 01:39:08 EST