The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:08:41 EST 1800 Town approves $2,600 for new HPD phone system http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50690505/Town-approves-$2600-for-new-HPD-phone-system Hillsville Town Council agreed to pay $2,600 for a new phone system Thursday for the Hillsville Police Department. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:43:07 EST Three arrested after standoff in Galax http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50684712/Three-arrested-after-standoff-in-Galax A spokesperson for Galax Police Chief Rick Clark advised that three men were arrested on September 17 by members of the Galax Police Dept., assisted by the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:54:09 EST Carroll Grand Jury hands down 87 indictments http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50641685/Carroll-Grand-Jury-hands-down-87-indictments A Carroll County Grand Jury handed down 87 indictments against a total of 47 people on Monday.An indictment is a formal charge, not a finding of guilt. Among those indicted Monday include: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:26:12 EST Truckers Parade Against Cancer set for Sept. 20 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50602544/Truckers-Parade-Against-Cancer-set-for-Sept.-20 The 8th Annual Truckers Parade Against Cancer, which benefits Relay for Life of Galax/Carroll and Grayson counties is set for Saturday, Sept. 20. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:40:07 EST Hillsville Harvest Nights being planned for each weekend in October http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50523015/Hillsville-Harvest-Nights-being-planned-for-each-weekend-in-October Two local businesswomen are hoping to provide a forum for community entertainment and non-profit fundraising with their plans for Hillsville Harvest Nights. The event, which will run five straight weekends beginning on Oct. 3, is the brainchild of... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:49:11 EST Cardwell to be grand marshal for CFFD Parade http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50536925/Cardwell-to-be-grand-marshal-for-CFFD-Parade By Allen Worrellaworrell@civitasmedia.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:10:08 EST 9/11 victims, heroes remembered during VFW ceremony http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50604442/9/11-victims-heroes-remembered-during-VFW-ceremony Around a hundred people gathered at VFW Post 1115 in Hillsville on Sept. 11 to honor the almost 3,000 Americans who died in the terrorists attacks on that same date in 2001. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:36:07 EST Plane crashes into median of I-77 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50593159/Plane-crashes-into-median-of-I-77 A California man was conscious and talking with rescue personnel Wednesday after crashing his small, single-engine airplane into the median of Interstate 77 in Carroll County. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:25:08 EST Dollar General says Fancy Gap store clear of snakes http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50513101/Dollar-General-says-Fancy-Gap-store-clear-of-snakes The recent accounts of a snake infestation at Dollar General Store in Fancy Gap may have been exaggerated, according to Dan MacDonald, General Dollar's senior director of corporate communications. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 15:47:10 EST West to serve as town’s interim treasurer http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50432332/West-to-serve-as-towns-interim-treasurer Sandra West was named temporary interim town treasurer during the Hillsville Town council meeting on Aug. 25. Sun, 7 Sep 2014 13:05:04 EST Gregson alleges harassment over sewer break claim http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50439536/Gregson-alleges-harassment-over-sewer-break-claim A malicious intent complaint over a sewer break August 15 in Fancy Gap has an area landowner alleging harassment from County Administrator Gary Larrowe, while Larrowe says he was simply doing his job and looking out for the county's... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 11:36:05 EST Your Guide to JoyFest Sept. 6 at Joy Ranch http://thecarrollnews.com/news/local_features/50460278/Your-Guide-to-JoyFest-Sept.-6-at-Joy-Ranch JoyFest, taking place Saturday, September 6 at Joy Ranch, an “open house celebration” when the Christian Home for Children in Woodlawn welcomes the public to its 62-acre campus on 813 Joy Ranch Road. Founded in 1961 by Richard and Mary... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 16:51:12 EST House lost in fire owned by vet just back from Afghanistan http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50539743/House-lost-in-fire-owned-by-vet-just-back-from-Afghanistan A Hillsville house owned by an Army Reservist just back from Afghanistan was lost to a fire Wednesday, September 3. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 16:25:08 EST Hillsville man wins $5 million in lottery http://thecarrollnews.com/news/news-sports/50534171/Hillsville-man-wins-$5-million-in-lottery Imagine being able to choose between receiving $5,000,000 in annual payments over 30 years or a lump sum of $2,686,965 before taxes. Kenny Sharpe of Hillsville didn't have to imagine it. That's the choice he won when he scratched a winning... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 10:00:08 EST CCHS honored as one of state’s top schools http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50524490/CCHS-honored-as-one-of-states-top-schools Carroll County High School has been honored as one of the top schools in the state of Virginia. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:58:13 EST House destroyed in Hillsville fire http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50510146/House-destroyed-in-Hillsville-fire A Hillsville house appears to be a total loss after a fire Wednesday, September 3. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:45:14 EST Local 4-H’er goes national, fulfills dream http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50333965/Local-4-Her-goes-national-fulfills-dream HILLSVILLE ̶ Studying is the last thing most young people have on their minds during Summer. Not 4-Her Jessica Vass of Hillsville. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:16:11 EST 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