The Carroll News- RSS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:39:33 EST 1800 Rush soccer program off to good start locally The Rush soccer program has given most players from the Twin Counties their first chance to compete in travel soccer. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:56:14 EST Hillsville Woman’s Club celebrates 75 years GFWC Hillsville Woman's Club is celebrating 75 years of service this year, and members hope other interested ladies will see what the club is all about during a social Sat., Nov. 1 at the Hale-Wilkinson-Carter House in... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:54:18 EST Carroll school enrollment takes biggest drop in 16 years During the Oct. 14 Carroll County School Board meeting, Finance Supervisor Tammy Quesenberry informed the board that school enrollment was dangerously down. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:05:03 EST As to Halloween, Boomers say “You’re Welcome” Once more the holiday that is some people's favorite and other's least favorite is upon us. Now, I have a tip for kids out there looking to rake in a record amount of candy this Halloween, but – isn't there always a but - why... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:46:05 EST Haynes qualifies for cross country nationals Kendall Haynes, of Cana, a sophomore cross country runner at Bluefield College, clocked an 8K time of 29:12.90 at the Sand Shark Invitational in Hardeeville, S.C. on Saturday to record the first-ever NCCAA National Championship qualifying time for the... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:05:07 EST Sinnett proposes Carroll team in First Lego Robotics League Shanda Sinnett, gifted specialist for Carroll County Public Schools, received the okay from the Carroll County School Board during its Oct. 14 meeting to take the first steps in joining a First Lego Robotics League (FLL). Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:03:04 EST Salem rolls past Cavs Coming into Friday's game with Carroll County, Salem's football team had been outscoring opponents by an average of 38 points per game. And the Spartans proved once again why they have one of the VHSL's top power rankings in all... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:28:09 EST Carroll County Middle School hopes to add soccer team Carroll County Middle School Principal Marc Quesenberry appeared before the Carroll County School Board on Oct. 14 with a request to add a coed soccer team to the school's sports program. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:02:05 EST Carr to challenge Griffith in 9th District Although Democrats will not challenge Morgan Griffith in the 9th District U.S. House of Representative race this fall, the incumbent won't be unopposed. William “Bill” Carr, who lost to Griffith in the 2010 Republican Primary, will... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:01:06 EST Carroll Industrial Park now at full capacity David Hutchins, chair of the Carroll County Board of Supervisors, said he has often been asked, “Why do we need Wildwood Park when the industrial park is not full?” Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:41:09 EST Carroll PSA to use $425,000 from utility projects to buy equipment$425000-from-utility-projects-to-buy-equipment The Carroll County Public Service Authority (PSA) will use nearly $425,000 of leftover funds from five utilities projects to purchase new equipment, pending approval from federal funding agency Rural Development. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:15 EST Cavs top Pulaski in Pink Effect Game Carroll County bounced back from a close loss in the second set to take control for a 25-16, 24-26, 25-12, 25-22 win over Pulaski County in River Ridge District action on Oct. 20. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:11:04 EST Stuckert pleads guilty to indecent liberties with a child A Hillsville woman will serve four months in prison for an amended charge of taking indecent liberties with a child 15 years of age while being the custodian of the child. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:24:13 EST Japanese are of a different ilk I don't know about you, but I love me some Japanese. Not their food so much, but some of their quirky customs and practices. Yes, our friends to the East are among the strangest, kinkiest and most bizarre peoples in the world. That's why I... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:36:06 EST Rosters set for Carroll, Galax alumni game The rosters have been released for the Carroll County-Galax alumni basketball game, which is set for 7 p.m. at Carroll County High School on Saturday, Nov.1. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:18 EST Governor announces 51 new jobs in Carroll County Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Andrews Farming Inc. and its sister company, ANDCO Logistics, Inc., will invest more than $5.6 million to expand their Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:31:12 EST Demons blank Carroll 33-0 One week after rushing for 243 yards against Cave Spring, Carroll County's offense found life much tougher in a 33-0 River Ridge District road loss Friday at Christiansburg. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:18:10 EST Efforts continue to keep training center open Carroll County Supervisor Dr. Tom Littrell is continuing efforts to try to keep the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Hillsville open. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:31:14 EST Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race to be held Nov. 1 Thanks to a new annual event, Halloween in Hillsville will last a day longer this year.Marilyn Tennant will host the Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race on Sat., Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. at 525 Nicholas Street in Hillsville. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:01:12 EST Carroll woman trapped 12 hours after vehicle overturns on mountain Local officials say an Austinville woman was lucky to have been spotted Thursday after her vehicle overturned several times down the side of Stoots Mountain in Carroll County, where she was trapped 12 hours before being rescued. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:12:16 EST