The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:49:45 EST 1800 Hillsville fire truck totaled in I-77 accident http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150690918/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150587051/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 Council denies rezoning request for Edgewood Drive http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150533079/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150545883/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150517168/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150653995/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150530540/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150355365/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150567746/Mitchell-named-Carrolls-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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150614510/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 Merchants upset with change in town’s Christmas celebration http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150504329/Merchants-upset-with-change-in-towns-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 Penn. fugitive arrested on heroin charges in Carroll http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150578709/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150564427/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150464067/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150463535/Gods-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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150547200/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 Hunters now have better way to avoid detection thanks to local invention http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150445185/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150527644/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150463426/Big-changes-in-store-for-towns-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 Honoring our veterans http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150473780/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