American Pickers to film in Virginia

American Pickers to film in Virginia

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Virginia! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout yo...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Late appropriations to current budget could cost Carroll $1.8 million

Late appropriations to current budget could cost Carroll $1.8 million

Even as it begins to tighten its belt for what it is expected to be a rough budget season, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors are now contending ...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Trail Cam catches thief in the act

Trail Cam catches thief in the act

A “Candid Camera” moment played an important part in charges filed in connection with a break-in on January 14 in the South Main area of H...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Carroll enhances school security

Carroll enhances school security

Carroll County Public School officials have announced expanding the Raptor Technologies Visitor Management System into more local elementary schools. ...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Oakland Elementary students share their dreams

Oakland Elementary students share their dreams

GALAX — Oakland Elementary’s “A Child’s Heart” project gave 13 five-year-olds a chance to share their dream for the worl...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Flaccavento hosts Town Hall in Carroll

Flaccavento hosts Town Hall in Carroll

Despite being outspent 3-1 in campaign funds, Democrat Anthony Flaccavento took nearly 40 percent of the vote in a vastly Republican district when he ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Senior says patience gives love an opportunity

Senior says patience gives love an opportunity

Valentine’s Day, for some, brings to mind distance’s impact on romance.Jean Turman of Commonwealth Senior Living is proof it’s not n...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Carroll cracks down on back taxes

Carroll cracks down on back taxes

Carroll County has voted to publish lists of delinquent taxpayers for both real estate and personal property taxes in local newspapers, on its website...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Charges filed in Fancy Gap head-on collision

Charges filed in Fancy Gap head-on collision

FANCY GAP — No apparent life-threatening injuries were reported in connection with a head-on collision on U.S. 52 on Friday in the vicinity of S...

February 12th, 2018 |  


CCHS Winter Guard off to flying start

CCHS Winter Guard off to flying start

In just its second year as a team, Carroll County High School’s Winter Guard is off the ground with flying colors.The Cavaliers opened the winte...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Feb. 14 holidays are two sides of the same coin

Feb. 14 holidays are two sides of the same coin

Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday will both be celebrated on February 14 this year, perhaps proving love and commitment are two sides of the sam...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Fries man arrested in stabbing of Sylvatus man

Fries man arrested in stabbing of Sylvatus man

A Fries man has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding in connection with a Feb. 3 stabbing of a Carroll County man.According to Galax Police...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Carroll Fair named best in state for second year

Carroll Fair named best in state for second year

The Carroll County Agricultural Fair has been named “Best in State” (All Fairs All Divisions) for a second year. Fair Committee members an...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Fundraiser set for heart transplant recipient

Fundraiser set for heart transplant recipient

A Spaghetti Meal Fundraiser for Clayton Davis will be held Sunday, February 11 at Carroll County High School in the cafeteria. Clayton is a student in...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Tractor-trailers collide on I-77 in Carroll

Tractor-trailers collide on I-77 in Carroll

A North Carolina truck driver has been charged after overturning his semi and running into another tractor-trailer Monday on Interstate 77 in Carroll ...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Barter Theatre asked to expand to Mount Airy

Barter Theatre asked to expand to Mount Airy

ABINGDON— The City of Mount Airy, N.C. is looking to develop the former Spencer’s Mill industrial property downtown, and ask Barter Theatr...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Auditor says Hillsville’s rainy day fund growing

Auditor says Hillsville’s rainy day fund growing

An auditor’s report at the Town of Hillsville’s January 22 regular meeting gave the town a good review and said it is making progress on g...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Carroll student wins state poster contest

Carroll student wins state poster contest

Carroll County Middle School eighth grader Isabelle Shockley hopes life will imitate art after capturing State and District 24 Lions International of ...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Griffith makes stop in Hillsville to update constituents

Griffith makes stop in Hillsville to update constituents

Touching on topics from immigration reform to the recent government shutdown, U.S. Congressman Morgan Griffith made a stop Thursday in Hillsville to g...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Nuckolls Drug back on Main St.

Nuckolls Drug back on Main St.

While news of stores closing has become uncomfortably regular, Nuckolls Drug associates are jubilant to return to Main Street in Hillsville“We&#...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Woodlawn Ruritan Spring Bazaar looks to 20th season

Woodlawn Ruritan Spring Bazaar looks to 20th season

WOODLAWN — The Woodlawn Ruritan Club’s “energetic emporium” of food, fun and finds (the Annual Spring Bazaar) marks its 20th A...

January 27th, 2018 |  


Carroll students vie for honors at spelling bee

Carroll students vie for honors at spelling bee

On the evening of January 11, St. Paul School hosted students in grades four through eight who represented their home schools from all over the county...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Carroll native named Director of Va.’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Carroll native named Director of Va.’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation

RICHMOND – On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Lt. Colonel Gary T. Settle was sworn in as Superintendent of the Virginia State Police. Settle replace...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Carroll contemplates future of training center

Carroll contemplates future of training center

With the closure of the Southwestern Virginia Training Center almost a done deal, some Carroll County officials are starting to explore what might bec...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Carroll teen receives heart transplant

Carroll teen receives heart transplant

Clayton Davis spent part of his day Friday doing what a lot of 18-year-olds do – playing cornhole with his brothers. That doesn’t exactly ...

January 19th, 2018 updated: January 22nd, 2018. |  


‘Gas Up’ program recognizes efforts of caregivers

‘Gas Up’ program recognizes efforts of caregivers

Commonwealth Senior Living’s “Gas Up” event on January 11 was about support from the top down rather than filling up. Commonwealth S...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


Three tractor trailers overturn on I-77 in Carroll

Three tractor trailers overturn on I-77 in Carroll

At 7:44 a.m., Thursday (Jan. 18), Virginia State Police responded to the first of three over-turned tractor-trailers on Interstate 77 in Carroll Count...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

FANCY GAP, Va. — Officials have shut down I-77 northbound from Cana to Fancy Gap after high winds have caused several tractor-trailers to overtu...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snow making for tough travel conditions in Carroll

Snow making for tough travel conditions in Carroll

With snow still falling across many regions of the state and temperatures on the decline, Virginia State Police troopers continue to respond to traffi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Carroll passes resolution to name U.S. 52 Veterans Memorial Highway

Carroll passes resolution to name U.S. 52 Veterans Memorial Highway

The Carroll County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution to rename U.S. 52 in Carroll County as Veterans Memorial Highway.Supervisors unanimous...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Farmer speaks in favor of wine at visitors’ center

Farmer speaks in favor of wine at visitors’ center

A month after hearing the cons of allowing the Carroll County Tourism Department to sell wine, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors heard the oppos...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


Laurel Fork family desperately searching for missing therapy dog

Laurel Fork family desperately searching for missing therapy dog

A Laurel Fork family is desperately trying to find its therapy dog that went missing on Monday morning.Stella, a dark brindle-colored boxer, has been ...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 12th, 2018. |  


Carroll-Mount Airy strike water deal

Carroll-Mount Airy strike water deal

Water normally doesn’t flow from south to north much, but will do so in a big way from Mount Airy, N.C. to Carroll County through action taken r...

January 10th, 2018 |  


School District weather decisions are a process

School District weather decisions are a process

Even if you do your homework, weather is an exam you’re never entirely ready to take. Recent cold weather’s impact on local schools is a g...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Disney World wish comes true

Disney World wish comes true

Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggity dog.If little Hezekiah Goad could speak, those would have probably been the words out of the toddlers’ mouth Satur...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Andrews sentenced on federal tax charges

Andrews sentenced on federal tax charges

ABINGDON – A Carroll County business owner, who paid some of his employees in cash to avoid paying taxes to the Internal Revenue Service and lat...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Police identify driver in tractor-trailer fatality

Police identify driver in tractor-trailer fatality

The Virginia State Police have released the name of a tractor-trailer driver killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday morning. The driver of the tra...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Driver killed when truck strikes house on U.S. 58

Driver killed when truck strikes house on U.S. 58

First responders work to remove debris following a tractor trailer leaving Route 58 and striking an unoccupied house on Carrollton Pike near Galax, re...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Hydroponic farm planned for Hillsville’s Main Street

Hydroponic farm planned for Hillsville’s Main Street

Tami Kincer and local partners hope to soon realize a dream to open an indoor hydroponic farm on Main Street in Hillsville to make fresh organic food ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Carroll JV cheerleaders perform in Citrus Bowl

Carroll JV cheerleaders perform in Citrus Bowl

The writer Stephen King once pointed out what separates the talented from the successful is hard work. This is precisely why the Lady Cavalier Cheerle...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Haynes wins Fancy Gap recount by single vote

Haynes wins Fancy Gap recount by single vote

After a recount Wednesday in Carroll County Circuit Court, Joey D. Haynes has won the Fancy Gap District seat on the Carroll County School Board by a ...

December 28th, 2017 updated: December 28th, 2017. |  


Dugspur man arrested for larceny, drug charges

Dugspur man arrested for larceny, drug charges

A Dugspur man has been arrested and charged with larceny and drug offenses in connection with a stolen car in Patrick County.According to Carroll Coun...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Four arrested in Cana on drug, firearm charges

Four arrested in Cana on drug, firearm charges

A report of a suspicious vehicle at a Cana residence Dec. 26 has led to the arrest of four people on drug, firearm and burglary charges.According to C...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Domestic dispute in Carroll leads to charges for Giles man

Domestic dispute in Carroll leads to charges for Giles man

A Giles County man has been charged with domestic assault, attempted abduction and other offenses after a post-Christmas domestic dispute in Carroll C...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Carroll audit projects tough times

Carroll audit projects tough times

Carroll County Supervisors received an early bit of fiscal coal in their Christmas stockings at a re-convened December 18 meeting in the Governmental ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Rare air

Rare air

One percenter is a fairly new term used to describe the richest of the rich, the very few people who control most of the world’s wealth. But whe...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Hillsville receives $100,000 in grant funds

Hillsville received a bit of seasonal good news ($100,00 in grant monies) at its December 11 meeting, courtesy of the Mount Rogers Planning District C...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Carroll citizens oppose sale of wine at visitor’s center

Carroll citizens oppose sale of wine at visitor’s center

None of the speakers at a Dec. 11 public hearing were particularly intoxicated by the notion of allowing the Carroll County Tourism Department to sell...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Carroll Department of Santa Services

Carroll Department of Santa Services

Realizing the sacrifices and dedication foster parents make to better children’s lives in our area, the Carroll County Department of Social Serv...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 18th, 2017. |  


Carroll Department of Santa Services

Carroll Department of Santa Services

Realizing the sacrifices and dedication foster parents make to better children’s lives in our area, the Carroll County Department of Social Serv...

December 15th, 2017 |