The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:40:17 EST 1800 Juvenile struck by vehicle in Fries http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50807262/Juvenile-struck-by-vehicle-in-Fries A 14-year-old female juvenile from Galax is in critical condition after being struck by a car Saturday in Fries. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:13:08 EST Hurst named Citizen of the Month for September http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50572341/Hurst-named-Citizen-of-the-Month-for-September Oren Hurst was named Hillsville's Citizen of the Month for September by Councilman Bill Tate during the Sept. 8 town council meeting. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:10:05 EST Ohio family sues trucking companies in fatal Fancy Gap accident http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50672729/Ohio-family-sues-trucking-companies-in-fatal-Fancy-Gap-accident COLUMBUS, OHIO – The family of an Ohio man killed in a 2013 motor vehicle accident on Interstate 77 in Fancy Gap has filed a lawsuit for wrongful death in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:03:07 EST Carroll receives nearly $100,000 in school safety grant http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50779661/Carroll-receives-nearly-$100000-in-school-safety-grant Carroll County will receive nearly $100,000 in grant funds for School Security Equipment Grants as a part of a $6 million statewide initiative announced Thursday by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:26:10 EST Carroll netters earn big win over Salem http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50778919/Carroll-netters-earn-big-win-over-Salem Carroll County's volleyball team scored a huge victory Thursday night at home, defeating River Ridge District nemesis Salem 25-21, 17-25, 25-23, 25-20 in Hillsville. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:48:03 EST Carroll’s Haynes, Marshall win cross country races http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50658667/Carrolls-Haynes-Marshall-win-cross-country-races Carroll County's Samuel Haynes and Kenzie Marshall both won events recently for the Cavaliers' cross country team. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:30:09 EST Carroll to look into grant for water park http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50590286/Carroll-to-look-into-grant-for-water-park The Carroll County Board of Supervisors will inquire with the Mount Rogers Planning District Commission about the possibility of getting a grant to help fund a water park or pool in the county. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:28:15 EST Nominations for second CCHS Sports Hall of Fame Class being accepted http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50607219/Nominations-for-second-CCHS-Sports-Hall-of-Fame-Class-being-accepted Carroll County High School is asking for candidates for its second sports hall of fame class. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:25:10 EST Huff to be inducted into Va. Livestock Hall of Fame http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50751408/Huff-to-be-inducted-into-Va.-Livestock-Hall-of-Fame A Carroll County man will be one of five new members inducted into the Virginia Livestock Hall of Fame Saturday by Virginia's livestock and horse organizations at the Alphin-Stuart Livestock Teaching Arena on Virginia Tech's Blacksburg... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:42:06 EST Pizza provides insight into your soul http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50721859/Pizza-provides-insight-into-your-soul I bet you didn't know that when you ordered pizza you were giving away clues to your personality. Yes, saying a simple thing like “I'll have kraut and Tums on my pizza, thank you” will give complete strangers insight into what... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:41:07 EST Carroll Special Olympics to host Boo Ridge 5K http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50717458/Carroll-Special-Olympics-to-host-Boo-Ridge-5K For years, the main annual fundraiser for Carroll County Special Olympics has been a gigantic yard sale at Woodlawn School each November. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:31:07 EST Hines named town treasurer http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50722902/Hines-named-town-treasurer LeAnna A. Hines was hired as Hillsville's treasurer during the Sept. 22 town council meeting. Hines replaces Judy Bolt who resigned that position on Aug. 19. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:28:08 EST Preacher’s Choir spreading God’s word through music http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50526683/Preachers-Choir-spreading-Gods-word-through-music When a church in the Twin County area is in need of a singing group for worship or any function, for that matter, there's a good chance that the Preacher's Choir will be called upon to perform. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:57:04 EST Hillsville woman opens new business in Galax http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50540124/Hillsville-woman-opens-new-business-in-Galax A Hillsville woman has expanded her existing service with a new business in Galax called N2U. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:49:11 EST Jackson has ideal job at Gallery One Seventeen http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50595149/Jackson-has-ideal-job-at-Gallery-One-Seventeen By Michael Howlettmhowlett@civitasmedia.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:46:07 EST 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 More doom and gloom from Hawking http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50641733/More-doom-and-gloom-from-Hawking Over a year ago some yahoo discovered the Higgs boson or “God particle,” if you prefer. As you may remember, I got very excited about this because I thought it would mean we would be able to teleport from one place to another, make... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:01:05 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