The Carroll News- RSS Feed Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:49:18 EST 1800 Paper ballots will be back in the voting booths next year There's an old saying “Everything old is new again.” That will be proven next year when paper ballots will be used for all elections in the Town of Hillsville and Carroll County. The change came about due to General Assembly... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST HERO Day will bring together public, those in the line of service On May 3, Carroll County will host HERO (Hearts Empowered to Rescue Others) Day, an event designed to celebrate everyday heroes, such as law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMS technicians. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Matthew Anthony Legg, Jr. of Independence Matthew Anthony Legg, Jr., 5, of Independence passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Twin County Regional Hospital. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Frank and Patricia Legg. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Donation from NASCAR driver in fast lane to Carroll students The fruits of a $4,000 donation by NASCAR driver Morgan Shepherd will soon be realized by many elementary school students in Carroll County. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wind gusts of 100 mph blow over two trucks on I-77 Estimated wind gusts of 100 miles per hour caused two tractor-trailers to overturn Tuesday on Interstate 77 North in Carroll County. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll library sponsoring book sale HILLSVILLE – The Carroll County Public Library is sponsoring a book sale through April 26 at the library on Beaver Dam Road in Hillsville. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cana man airlifted from wreck, charged with DUI A Cana man has been charged with DUI after a single-vehicle accident that resulted in him being airlifted from the scene of an accident in Cana on Thursday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST White supremacist accused of killing three once lived in Carroll The man accused of killing three people Sunday at Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Kansas once resided in Carroll County for a short period of time. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Dutch Oven bakes up a hit in Hillsville Since opening on July 3rd of last year, The Dutch Oven has been serving up fresh meats and sweet treats much to the delight of Hillsville and Carroll County. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Classic Creations pleased with progress in Hillsville HILLSVILLE – When Keith Saunders, owner of Classic Creations, decided it was time to open his own screen printing business, the first thing he had to do was to find a location. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor signs proclamation recognizing AmeriCorps’ positive impact on the community Twenty-three of 27 AmeriCorps workers gathered at Town Hall in Hillsville on April 1 for a proclamation signing by Mayor Greg Crowder. The proclamation recognizes AmeriCorps for its “positive impact” and commitment to the people of... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Carroll News wins three state VPA awards The Carroll News is excited to announce it won three first-place awards in the 2013 Virginia Press Association News Contest. Winners of this year's state contest were announced April 5 at the annual awards banquet at the Hilton Richmond... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Route 620 widening begins Construction is underway to extend the four-laning of Route 620 near Wildwood Commerce Park at exit 19 on Interstate 77. The present two-lane road will be widened to four lanes and include the entrance to Wildwood. Sowers Construction Co. of Mt. Airy,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Laundry tips for men The other day the Mistress of the Manor was relaying some interesting information about laundry. Okay, maybe not interesting, but informative, if you're into that kind of thing. She began to explain how often a woman should wash a blouse, pants,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll falls to Demons in home opener Jake Hamley scored two goals and added an assist April 8 as Carroll County dropped its home boys' soccer opener 4-0 to Christiansburg. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll budget committee won’t recommend tax increase Although it's still facing a shortfall of $159,000 for Fiscal Year 2014-15, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors' Budget Committee will not make a recommendation to raise taxes this year. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sidna Allen House donated to Historical Society Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights tag Carroll 10-3 in district home opener Cave Spring banged out 13 hits and took advantage of six Carroll County errors Friday in a 10-3 River Ridge District win at Bill Worrell Field in Hillsville. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Cavs remain unbeaten with 7-5 win over Pulaski Good base running, the strong arm of catcher Gracie Lindsey and a gutty performance by pitcher Eden Durnil all played key roles in the Cavaliers running their record to 3-0 with a 7-5 win over Pulaski County on April 1. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST HPD warns public of craigslist scam The Hillsville Police Department is investigating a new scam to the area. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST