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Wind gusts of 100 mph blow over two trucks on I-77

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Estimated wind gusts of 100 miles per hour caused two tractor-trailers to overturn Tuesday on Interstate 77 North in Carroll County.According to the Virginia State Police, both vehicles overturned near the 2.7 and 2.8 mile markers on I-77 North. The first was a 2005 Volvo tractor-trailer owned and operated by Darko Jankovic of Des Plaines, Illinois. Virginia State Police 1st Sgt. Mike Musser said Jankovic’s vehicle was very light, loaded with about 8,000 pounds of plastic bottles. It blew over against a guardrail at approximately 3 p.m.

 

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.The sale, which is being held during normal library hours, features something for both children and adults, including magazines, fiction and nonfiction books.Prices range from 10 cents to $1, with a few special finds priced higher.Other events scheduled for the month include:* Preschool story time every Thur...

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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.According to Virginia State Police Senior Trooper S.E. Kinney, the accident occurred at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Meadowbrook Road in Cana, just off Bear Trail. Kinney said Kenneth Leonard, 55, of Cana, was driving a 1985 Ford F-150 pickup truck when he ran off the road a struck a tree.Kinney said Leonard was injured...

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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.Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, who also goes by the last name Miller, is suspected of shooting to death a boy and his grandfather outside a Jewish community center and a woman at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility on Sunday.

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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.Specializing in fresh bread baked daily, create-your-own sandwiches, and doughnuts as big as most people’s heads, The Dutch Oven has quickly built a strong local following.“We’ve been blessed. To only have been open a few months, I would say it’s probably exceeded my expectations,” said ...

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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.Saunders lives in Martinsville and he began to look at sites near his home in both Virginia and North Carolina. He was still looking when he came to Carroll County and met County Administrator Gary Larrowe.The Carroll County IDA had recently purchased two buildings from Gildan Corp. in the Ca...

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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 Hillsville.Although AmeriCorps started out as a tutoring program in the schools, it has now expanded to a total community service program that impacts peoples’ live on many levels, said Tonyia Gibson, the director of AmeriCorps in Carro...

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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 Hotel & Spa/Short Pump.Editor Allen Worrell claimed two first-place awards, while staff writer Michael Howlett also won a first-place state award in the Weekly Division 1 category. Worrell’s awards came in the Sports Column Writ...

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