The Carroll News- RSS Feed Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:49:25 EST 1800 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 Dalton named Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court judge After 13 years as an attorney, Brad Dalton will soon be viewing the law from a different perspective, thanks to his commission as a Juvenile and Domestic Relations court judge for the 27th Judicial District of Virginia. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:06:08 EST God’s Kitchen serving free meals God's Helping Hands Kitchen, which serves free meals twice a month, is a result of God's will, according to Elnor Martin. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:06:04 EST School officials share concerns with legislators The Carroll County School Board took advantage of a day with two of the area's legislators Friday as they expressed concerns about the upcoming budget year and other issues. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:40:08 EST Carroll’s Haynes, Marshall qualify for state cross country meet Carroll County's Samuel Haynes and Kenzie Marshall both earned all-region cross country honors and qualified for the VHSL Group 4A State Meet on Thursday. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:59:05 EST Hunters now have better way to avoid detection thanks to local invention What do you get when you mix an avid bow hunter with a high school chemistry teacher? Well, in the case of the husband-wife team of Clinton Farris and Myra Martin, you get a breakthrough in hunting technology. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:56:04 EST Governor announces 30 new jobs in Galax RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday that Guardian Industries, the world's largest manufacturer of float glass and fabricated glass products, will invest $1.57 million to expand operations at its Consolidated Glass & Mirror... Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:37:07 EST Big changes in store for town’s Christmas celebration There are big changes in store this holiday season for the Town of Hillsville's annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:51:04 EST Natashas still the queens of mail-order brides You know, I've tried to help those of you out there who didn't have a special someone. I've written about online dating sights, I've given tips on what not do on first dates, and discussed ways you could make yourself more... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:10:11 EST Cavs drop season finale at Patrick Zachary Tickle ran for 239 yards and two touchdowns as Patrick County defeated Carroll County's football team 27-14 Friday night in Stuart. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:27:04 EST Honoring our veterans The Carroll County Shriners and all the Hillbillies once again were a hit with the crowd during the Veterans Day parade sponsored by VFW Post 1115 Saturday, November 8, and they were awarded the first place prize of $100 for top entry. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:25:05 EST