The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:21:56 EST 1800 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 CCHS mourns loss of its No. 1 fan You won't read about it in the newspaper and you won't see it on the ESPN breaking news ticker, but Carroll County won the state championship in every sport Friday night. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:31:06 EST Talley named October Citizen of the Month Jessica Talley was named Citizen of the Month for October by Councilman David Young during the Hillsville Town Council meeting on Oct. 27. Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:01:06 EST Rededication Ceremony held for Carroll Library The Carroll County Public Library was rededicated Saturday morning with an eventful celebration 32 years after the original dedication in 1982. Sat, 8 Nov 2014 11:08:03 EST Couple charged after stabbing in Hillsville A 30-year-old Hillsville woman has been charged with malicious wounding and domestic violence after allegedly stabbing a Hillsville man Friday morning. On Saturday, the victim was also charged with two counts of domestic assault in relation to the... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:49:05 EST Goad puts the tech in Virginia Tech Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium has often been referred to as The House That Frank Built. And while you may not know it, when you watch or listen to a Virginia Tech football game, there is a Carroll County native besides Frank Beamer that has a lot... Thu, 6 Nov 2014 14:17:07 EST Scenes From Safe Halloween Photos by Allen Worrell/The Carroll News Thu, 6 Nov 2014 14:15:07 EST