The Carroll News- RSS news Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/news http://thecarrollnews.com/section/news Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:22:05 EST 1800 Scenes from Hillsville’s Flea Market http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50465245/Scenes-from-Hillsvilles-Flea-Market Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsA huge crowd takes advantage of the beautiful weather Sunday afternoon during the 47th Annual VFW Post 1115 Labor Day Gun Show & Flea Market. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:33:07 EST Largin selected Citizen of the Month for August http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50261574/Largin-selected-Citizen-of-the-Month-for-August Ann Largin, whose has served on the Hillsville Planning Commission since 1993 and as chairman since 1996, was named Citizen of the Month for August during the town council's Aug. 11 meeting. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:53:05 EST Man suffers minor injuries after truck is run off road http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50447861/Man-suffers-minor-injuries-after-truck-is-run-off-road A Bedford man suffered minor injuries after his transport truck was run off Kenmore Road in Hillsville on August 27. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:23:10 EST Author and historian, Perry adds unique flair to Flea Market http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50273929/Author-and-historian-Perry-adds-unique-flair-to-Flea-Market From antiques and collectibles to guns and everyday household items, if they make it, chances are you will find it at the VFW Post 1115 Labor Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:31:09 EST ‘Like having a NASCAR race in Hillsville’ http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50433359/Like-having-a-NASCAR-race-in-Hillsville Imagine taking every fan from the Super Bowl and the Indianapolis 500 and cramming them into a town of less than 3,000 people. To the uninitiated, the thought seems unfathomable, but that is exactly what happens to Hillsville each year during the... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:46:16 EST Cana man charged with DUI, hit and run http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50402270/Cana-man-charged-with-DUI-hit-and-run A Cana man has been charged with DUI, two counts of hit and run and shoplifting after a three-vehicle accident Saturday in Cana. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:50:25 EST Holdaway charged with burglary, arson in Galax fire http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50398300/Holdaway-charged-with-burglary-arson-in-Galax-fire A spokesperson for Galax Police Chief Rick Clark advised that Philip Allen Holdaway, 34, of Galax, has been charged with Burglary and Arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a portion of Pinecrest Apartments on August 21. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:59:07 EST Ice Bucket Challenges helping ALS donations skyrocket http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50363810/Ice-Bucket-Challenges-helping-ALS-donations-skyrocket Unless you have been living in a cave or don't have access to a computer, you most likely have seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenges that have spread like wildfire on Facebook and other social media platforms. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:58:08 EST Hillsville mourns loss of one of its finest http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50382191/Hillsville-mourns-loss-of-one-of-its-finest Randall Gravley always pictured Hillsville as a Norman Rockwell painting. Sadly, one of the men most known for helping portray that image is no longer with Hillsville. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:59:10 EST Galax man charged with attempted murder http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50364040/Galax-man-charged-with-attempted-murder A Galax man has been charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder and several other charges after allegedly firing a weapon at a vehicle in the Food City Parking lot Wednesday in Galax. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:36:13 EST Friends of Hillsville looking for new members, ideas http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50275025/Friends-of-Hillsville-looking-for-new-members-ideas The Friends of Hillsville, a recently formed non-profit community organization, is looking for new members who wish to promote, preserve and enhance the Town of Hillsville and the quality of life of its citizens and visitors. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:24:10 EST Blackout at old town jail promises to provide chills and thrills http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50275555/Blackout-at-old-town-jail-promises-to-provide-chills-and-thrills Ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night will make an early appearance in Hillsville this season when The Barn Crew's Blackout opens for the stout of heart in the old Hillsville jail on Mill... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:20:08 EST Congressman impressed by ground-breaking STEM Lab http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50303847/Congressman-impressed-by-ground-breaking-STEM-Lab Ninth District Congressman Morgan Griffith visited Carroll County High School on Friday to get a first-hand look at the nation's first STEM Lab for Agriculture. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:36:13 EST Hillsville man charged in Henry County robbery http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50297708/Hillsville-man-charged-in-Henry-County-robbery A Hillsville man has been charged with the robbery of a grocery store in Henry County. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:22:03 EST Carroll County Ag Fair begins Aug. 20 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50193116/Carroll-County-Ag-Fair-begins-Aug.-20 HILLSVILLE – The annual Carroll County Agricultural Fair gets underway Wednesday, Aug. 20, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 24 on the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Farmer's Market in Hillsville. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:45:04 EST Hicks elected chairman of Carroll County IDA http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50210933/Hicks-elected-chairman-of-Carroll-County-IDA Barry Hicks has been elected chairman of the Carroll County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) after the death of former Chairman Richard Slate Sr. on July 12. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:28:06 EST “To Catch the Allens” set for weekend performances at Cherry Orchard Theatre http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50167822/To-Catch-the-Allens-set-for-weekend-performances-at-Cherry-Orchard-Theatre The story about the manhunt for the Allens and their kin following the deadly shootout at the Carroll County Courthouse in 1912 will be brought to life in a new play “To Catch the Allens.” Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:03:05 EST Pepsi truck crashes into home http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50246846/Pepsi-truck-crashes-into-home No one was injured when a Pepsi-Cola truck plowed into the living room of a house on U.S. 58, just short of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, on Monday morning. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:45:04 EST Cana man seriously injured in wreck http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50223128/Cana-man-seriously-injured-in-wreck Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a single-vehicle car crash that seriously injured a Cana man Tuesday, August 5 in the southern part of Carroll County. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:03:03 EST County votes against salary increase http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50124637/County-votes-against-salary-increase Employees of the Commissioner of the Revenue's Office will not get a requested salary increase after three different motions were voted down July 14 by the Carroll County Board of Supervisors. Sat, 9 Aug 2014 11:08:05 EST