The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Fri, 6 Mar 2015 20:40:27 EST 1800 Fire destroys Shockley Old-Time Days collection http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152225480/Fire-destroys-Shockley-Old-Time-Days-collection A fire Friday morning on Lovell Road in Hillsville destroyed a barn belonging to Mark Shockley that housed 80-85 percent of the items he uses to put on the annual Shockley Old-Timey Days. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:05:21 EST Third child dies in Galax fire http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152221085/Third-child-dies-in-Galax-fire The entire Twin Counties and Southwest Virginia are mourning the loss of three children whose lives were tragically taken Thursday morning in a house fire on Glendale Road in Galax. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:15:21 EST Investigation continues in fire that claims two lives http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152205012/Investigation-continues-in-fire-that-claims-two-lives The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has confirmed with Delp family members that 9-month-old Gabriel Delp is still in Brenner's Hospital in Winston Salem, N.C., listed in critical condition. According to the Sheriff's Office,... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:45:22 EST Children reportedly trapped in Galax house fire http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152196924/Children-reportedly-trapped-in-Galax-house-fire Fire departments from all over the Twin Counties responded to a structure fire on Glendale Road on Thursday morning in which children were reported to be entrapped inside. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:05:21 EST Woodlawn man charged after high-speed chase, ramming police car http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152189293/Woodlawn-man-charged-after-high-speed-chase-ramming-police-car A Woodlawn man has been charged with three felonies and multiple misdemeanors after a high-speed chase Tuesday night in which he slammed a Carroll County Sheriff's Office vehicle. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:25:22 EST Jones charged after high-speed chase in Cana http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152184504/Jones-charged-after-high-speed-chase-in-Cana A simple ticket for speeding turned into a felony charge for a Cana man after leading the Virginia State Police on a high-speed chase in Cana on Wednesday morning. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:35:21 EST McCraw vows Mitchell motion won’t pass http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152129248/McCraw-vows-Mitchell-motion-wont-pass Although the Carroll County Board of Supervisors won't meet again until March 9, Chairman Phil McCraw has stated publicly that a motion to appoint convicted felon Billy Mitchell to the Carroll County Planning Commission won't pass under... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:25:21 EST Officials drink to NC-Va. water link http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152157526/Officials-drink-to-NC-Va.-water-link LAMBSBURG — On a day when it was all about the water, even the weather cooperated with a light drizzle. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:00:22 EST Laurel Fork fire truck involved in wreck http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152127969/Laurel-Fork-fire-truck-involved-in-wreck A Laurel Fork Fire Department fire truck and a state truck were both involved in accidents in Carroll County in the past week. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:15:21 EST Shockley’s Salute Their Heroes http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152077870/Shockleys-Salute-Their-Heroes Nikki Shockley and her children, son Mattox, and daughter Marley, made snowmen on Thursday, Feb. 26 as a salute to their heroes - a fireman, an EMT, a policeman, and a soldier at their home in Hillsville. An EMT and 2nd Lieutenant for Laurel Rescue,... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:05:21 EST The Big Bang Of Country Music set to come full circle at HoustonFest 2015 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152074967/The-Big-Bang-Of-Country-Music-set-to-come-full-circle-at-HoustonFest-2015 Tourism and Music Industry representatives gathered in Galax for a press conference on February 26 to officially announce a special showcase to be presented at HoustonFest on May 1-2. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:05:22 EST Crossroads offers event to help you complete college education http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151906782/Crossroads-offers-event-to-help-you-complete-college-education Many citizens in the Twin County area have taken some college classes but were unable to finish a degree. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:45:22 EST Branch to update Laurel Fork community March 4 on 58 Project http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152089125/Branch-to-update-Laurel-Fork-community-March-4-on-58-Project Branch Highways, the contractor for the Rt. 58 project, will hold an information session for the Laurel Fork community on March 4. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:30:22 EST Austinville residence destroyed in blaze http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152068514/Austinville-residence-destroyed-in-blaze An Austinville family lost all its belongings and two dogs in an early morning house fire Wednesday, Feb. 25 on the Wythe County side of Austinville. No one was home at the time. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:30:22 EST Lady Cavs’ season ends in Conf. 24 Semis http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/152071448/Lady-Cavs-season-ends-in-Conf.-24-Semis Facing a George Washington team that looked nothing like it did in two previous meetings, Carroll County's girls' basketball season came to an end Wednesday with a 59-43 loss in a Conference 24 Semifinal in Danville. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:25:24 EST Appalachian Power Virginia customers to see 4 percent drop in average bills http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152069122/Appalachian-Power-Virginia-customers-to-see-4-percent-drop-in-average-bills ROANOKE – Appalachian Power residential customers in Virginia will see a decrease of about 4 percent in their total electric bills beginning this month. The decrease is the result of the reduction or expiration of three Rate Adjustment Clauses... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:25:22 EST Honeycutt retiring after 23 years as circuit court clerk http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151804603/Honeycutt-retiring-after-23-years-as-circuit-court-clerk After over 23 years as Circuit Court Clerk, Carolyn Honeycutt is stepping down at the end of February. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:30:22 EST Reincarnation is a tricky proposition http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/152006127/Reincarnation-is-a-tricky-proposition Do you believe in reincarnation? Were you a king or a queen, a fish monger or a pickpocket, an oyster farmer or a demented psychopath in your past life? Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:30:21 EST Mother Nature rears its ugly head http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/152006240/Mother-Nature-rears-its-ugly-head Extreme cold mixed with snow and sleet led to dangerous driving conditions in Carroll County over the weekend. Official temperatures in Hillsville reached minus 5 degrees Fahrenheit on Friday morning with a wind chill of 24 degrees below... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:45:21 EST Cavs shoot down Spartans http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/151998225/Cavs-shoot-down-Spartans Carroll County Head Coach Marc Motley said following his team's 57-25 trouncing Friday of Salem that his biggest worry heading into the first-round Conference 24 Tournament matchup was that his team would be rusty offensively. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:40:30 EST