The Carroll News- RSS Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:43:45 EST 1800 Carroll native set to record third album with Annabelle’s Curse Zack Edwards' ability to bend the guitar strings has taken him a long way in the six short years since his 2008 graduation from Carroll County High School. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:01:05 EST Carroll Christmas Fund a blessing for needy families With Christmas just over a month away, the Carroll Christmas Fund is working at full speed to once again help make the holiday season much nicer for those families in need. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:02:12 EST Hillsville fire truck totaled in I-77 accident A Georgia man has been charged with reckless driving after an accident Wednesday on Interstate 77 that totaled a Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department fire truck. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:23:12 EST Marshalls named Carroll Co. Farm Family of the Year One of the largest pumpkin producers on the East Coast, the honors have been rolling in lately for the Marshall family of Carroll County. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:18:11 EST Smith signs with UVA-Wise Carroll County High School's Eustaica Smith has decided to continue her volleyball career on the collegiate level at the University of Virginia-Wise. Smith signed on Nov. 20 after choosing the Cavaliers over Ferrum College and Roanoke... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:18:07 EST Looking to spice up Thanksgiving I don't know about you, but I'm ready for something new on Thanksgiving. Sure, I love turkey with gravy and mashed potatoes. I love cakes and pies. I love it when Aunt Edna has one too many hot toddies, strips down to her underpants and... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:09 EST Council denies rezoning request for Edgewood Drive Hillsville Town Council rejected a rezoning request for property on Edgewood Drive during its Nov. 10 meeting following a recommendation from the Hillsville Planning Commission to do so. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:51:03 EST TCRH counselors available to help with Marketplace enrollment Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began on Nov. 15 and Twin County Regional Hospital (TCRH) is reaching out to the community, offering assistance to anyone seeking help securing low-cost health coverage. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:50:07 EST Business owners voice concerns over Main Street parking Several citizens addressed Hillsville Town Council during its Nov. 10 meeting about the parking situation on Main Street. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:49:09 EST Jones found guilty in murder of George After a three-day trail, a Grayson County jury found Matthew Steven Jones guilty of first-degree murder and recommended a sentence of life in prison for the 2013 death of his girlfriend Desia Rae George. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:48:07 EST Parnell named Citizen of the Month for November Laura Beth Parnell was named Hillsville's Citizen of the Month for November by Town Manager Retta Jackson during town council's meeting on Nov. 10. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:03:04 EST CCHS Marching Band completes successful competition season Since taking over as the band director at Carroll County High School in 2010, Michael Farina has tried to get his students to buy into the philosophy that hard work leads to consistent results. Apparently that message has been received loud and... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:02:04 EST Mitchell named Carroll’s Teacher of the Year Fred Mitchell, who teaches chemistry at Carroll County High School, has been named the school system's Teacher of the Year. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:41:02 EST Town manager charged with DUI Hillsville Town Manager Retta Jackson was arrested and charged with a DUI and failure to update her license in Wytheville on Nov. 16. Jackson was taken to New River Valley Jail and released on her own recognizance later that day. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:55:05 EST James Michael Lynch of Hillsville James Michael Lynch, M.D., Lt Col-Ret, USAF, 76, of Hillsville, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at UVA Medical Center. Dr. Lynch was born in Pennsylvania to the late John Colbert and Claire Laticia Diamond Lynch. In addition to his parents,... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:50:10 EST Band of Brothers “From this day to the ending of the world,But we in it shall be remembered-We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:10:14 EST Merchants upset with change in town’s Christmas celebration This year's change in Hillsville's Christmas celebration drew an angry response from the Downtown Merchants Association during the town council meeting on Nov. 10. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:09:06 EST Holy fanny adams, I’m zooped I guess by now everyone has heard about a list of words that employees are forbidden to use while working at a Chick-fil-A restaurant. The list, which has now apparently been proven to be fake, contained slang commonly used by young people, most of... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:31:07 EST Penn. fugitive arrested on heroin charges in Carroll Deputies with the Carroll County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged a fugitive from Pennsylvania on Monday on heroin drug charges. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:47:09 EST N.C. man charged after 18-wheeler jackknifes A North Carolina man has been charged with reckless driving after jackknifing his tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 on Monday in Carroll County. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:01:06 EST