The Carroll News- RSS Feed Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:49:40 EST 1800 TAM expansion will create 15 new jobs Ricky Thomas, president and owner of Thomas Automation Management, LLC (TAM), announced during a press conference on Dec. 18 he will invest $1 million to expand his operation in Carroll County. The expansion will create 15 new jobs. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:57:08 EST Carroll to present special Polar Express showing Dec. 20 The Carroll County Parks and Recreation Department will host a special holiday treat for county residents Dec. 20 at Woodlawn School. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:14:03 EST ‘I’m the meanest piece of meat to ever walk on earth’ It started with the phone calls. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:13:06 EST Cavs ground Eagles 71-53 Already playing at a high level, Carroll County's girls' basketball team kicked it into another gear in the third quarter Wednesday to score a huge Conference 24 victory over G.W. Danville in Hillsville. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:33:05 EST Carroll one of 13 counties honored nationally HILLSVILLE – Carroll County recently received special recognition by the National Association of Counties (NACo) for encouraging entrepreneurship and job growth. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:56:04 EST Carroll investigating vandalism at Woodlawn School The Carroll County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a recent case of vandalism at Woodlawn School that left behind an estimated amount of $5,000 worth of damages. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:41:03 EST Christmas preparations take a nasty turn About 10 days ago, we began our Christmas decorating, adorning our home inside and out with festive lights, greenery, Santas of various sizes, reindeers that light up just like the real ones and, of course, elves of suspect gender. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:45:10 EST Gunman flees arrest before capture in Cana The Carroll County Sheriff's Office arrested an armed man Tuesday in Cana after he allegedly threatened officers after they tried to serve arrest warrants on him. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:00:08 EST CJ’s gift keeps on giving In the nine short months he lived, Katy and Greg Dunn's son, CJ, always had a huge smile on his face. Three years after his unthinkable death in a tragic accident, CJ continues to bring smiles to the faces of hundreds of children throughout... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:04:03 EST CCHS honors Danny Nester Danny Nester's presence will always be felt at Carroll County High School basketball games. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:03:03 EST Lady Cavs dismantle Galax Combining a stout defense with crisp passing and a deep bench, Carroll County's girls' basketball teams dismantled Galax 75-46 Friday night in Hillsville. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:01:17 EST Lundy graduates Virginia State Police Academy Daniel Lundy graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy 122nd Basic session on Nov. 21 and began his first assignment on Nov. 24 in Rockbridge County. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:13:10 EST Autistic youth hoping for Christmas cards this holiday There were no PlayStations, no new televisions, no pony or unicorn, but one area youth had her 2013 Christmas wish granted – one that has continued to give all year long. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:03:05 EST Wagg indicted in Aug. shooting incident A Carroll County Grand Jury handed down 103 indictments Monday to a total of 46 people. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:52:04 EST Carter Home to hold Christmas open house Dec. 13-14 The Hale-Wilkinson-Carter Home Foundation will be holding its first Christmas Open House on Dec. 13-14. The open house runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:50:05 EST Golden Harvest shutting its doors after 31 years The Golden Harvest Thrift Shop opened its doors 31 years ago, but by the end of the year the store that so many people from Carroll and surrounding counties have relied on will be out of business. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:17:17 EST Shoney’s headquarters moving to Hillsville The words Hillsville and corporate headquarters don't normally go together in a sentence. However, thanks to Brian Spencer that is about to change. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:16:08 EST Cavs rally from 17 down to beat Floyd Carroll County went on an 18-0 run Dec. 9 to rally from a 17-point deficit before holding on for a 70-68 win in overtime at Floyd County. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:03:07 EST Driving is in my blood Senior citizens get a lot of heat for being bad drivers. They are accused of driving too slow, turning without making sure there is no oncoming traffic and, of course, flipping on their turn signal miles ahead of Fast Eddie's Denture... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:46:08 EST Carroll Retired Teachers to meet Dec. 12 Carroll County Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, December 12 at the Carroll County High School in Hillsville for lunch prepared by Susan Rose's Food Preparation Class. The cost of the meal is $7.50. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:30:07 EST