The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:04:28 EST 1800 Hillsville Harvest Nights being planned for each weekend in October http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50523015/Hillsville-Harvest-Nights-being-planned-for-each-weekend-in-October Two local businesswomen are hoping to provide a forum for community entertainment and non-profit fundraising with their plans for Hillsville Harvest Nights. The event, which will run five straight weekends beginning on Oct. 3, is the brainchild of... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:49:11 EST Cardwell to be grand marshal for CFFD Parade http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50536925/Cardwell-to-be-grand-marshal-for-CFFD-Parade By Allen Worrellaworrell@civitasmedia.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:10:08 EST 9/11 victims, heroes remembered during VFW ceremony http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50604442/9/11-victims-heroes-remembered-during-VFW-ceremony Around a hundred people gathered at VFW Post 1115 in Hillsville on Sept. 11 to honor the almost 3,000 Americans who died in the terrorists attacks on that same date in 2001. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:36:07 EST Proposed plan would reduce Carroll’s athletic travel costs http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50604082/Proposed-plan-would-reduce-Carrolls-athletic-travel-costs While Carroll County's athletic teams will remain in the River Ridge District for the upcoming two-year cycle (2015-16 and 2016-17), the Cavaliers may get some travel relief in postseason conference play. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:13:06 EST Plane crashes into median of I-77 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50593159/Plane-crashes-into-median-of-I-77 A California man was conscious and talking with rescue personnel Wednesday after crashing his small, single-engine airplane into the median of Interstate 77 in Carroll County. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:25:08 EST Aliens, zombies and Victoria’s Secret super models http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50540165/Aliens-zombies-and-Victorias-Secret-super-models I know the yard sale season is quickly coming to an end, but I figure it's never too late to make a buck so I'm passing along some tips that will make a fortune for anyone still thinking of going the yard sale route. Well, maybe not a... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:16:06 EST Dollar General says Fancy Gap store clear of snakes http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50513101/Dollar-General-says-Fancy-Gap-store-clear-of-snakes The recent accounts of a snake infestation at Dollar General Store in Fancy Gap may have been exaggerated, according to Dan MacDonald, General Dollar's senior director of corporate communications. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 15:47:10 EST West to serve as town’s interim treasurer http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50432332/West-to-serve-as-towns-interim-treasurer Sandra West was named temporary interim town treasurer during the Hillsville Town council meeting on Aug. 25. Sun, 7 Sep 2014 13:05:04 EST Gregson alleges harassment over sewer break claim http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50439536/Gregson-alleges-harassment-over-sewer-break-claim A malicious intent complaint over a sewer break August 15 in Fancy Gap has an area landowner alleging harassment from County Administrator Gary Larrowe, while Larrowe says he was simply doing his job and looking out for the county's... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 11:36:05 EST Bears crush Carroll 55-7 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50545834/Bears-crush-Carroll-55-7 Mount Airy scored early and often Friday in a 55-7 win over Carroll County in Mount Airy, N.C. Sat, 6 Sep 2014 01:39:08 EST Your Guide to JoyFest Sept. 6 at Joy Ranch http://thecarrollnews.com/news/local_features/50460278/Your-Guide-to-JoyFest-Sept.-6-at-Joy-Ranch JoyFest, taking place Saturday, September 6 at Joy Ranch, an “open house celebration” when the Christian Home for Children in Woodlawn welcomes the public to its 62-acre campus on 813 Joy Ranch Road. Founded in 1961 by Richard and Mary... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 16:51:12 EST House lost in fire owned by vet just back from Afghanistan http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50539743/House-lost-in-fire-owned-by-vet-just-back-from-Afghanistan A Hillsville house owned by an Army Reservist just back from Afghanistan was lost to a fire Wednesday, September 3. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 16:25:08 EST Hillsville man wins $5 million in lottery http://thecarrollnews.com/news/news-sports/50534171/Hillsville-man-wins-$5-million-in-lottery Imagine being able to choose between receiving $5,000,000 in annual payments over 30 years or a lump sum of $2,686,965 before taxes. Kenny Sharpe of Hillsville didn't have to imagine it. That's the choice he won when he scratched a winning... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 10:00:08 EST CCHS honored as one of state’s top schools http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50524490/CCHS-honored-as-one-of-states-top-schools Carroll County High School has been honored as one of the top schools in the state of Virginia. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:58:13 EST Carroll volleyball tops Floyd in opener http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50520583/Carroll-volleyball-tops-Floyd-in-opener Carroll County got a tough test from visiting Floyd County before winning in four sets Sept. 3 in the season volleyball opener in Hillsville. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:06:07 EST House destroyed in Hillsville fire http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50510146/House-destroyed-in-Hillsville-fire A Hillsville house appears to be a total loss after a fire Wednesday, September 3. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:45:14 EST Repair king I’m not http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50453055/Repair-king-Im-not The other day I decided to repair a lamp. Now, the lamp was probably 30 years old, but it was a beautiful lamp and one of a matched set. So, I decided to save it from the landfill and preserve it for posterity. Sounds simple enough, doesn't... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:06:09 EST Local 4-H’er goes national, fulfills dream http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50333965/Local-4-Her-goes-national-fulfills-dream HILLSVILLE ̶ Studying is the last thing most young people have on their minds during Summer. Not 4-Her Jessica Vass of Hillsville. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:16:11 EST Scenes from Hillsville’s Flea Market http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50465245/Scenes-from-Hillsvilles-Flea-Market Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsA huge crowd takes advantage of the beautiful weather Sunday afternoon during the 47th Annual VFW Post 1115 Labor Day Gun Show & Flea Market. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:33:07 EST Cavs rally to beat Floyd in opener http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50469279/Cavs-rally-to-beat-Floyd-in-opener Dylan Stiltner ran for 169 yards and Carroll County limited Floyd County to 113 yards after a quick 80-yard scoring strike as the Cavaliers rallied for a 16-6 victory Friday in head coach Eddie Sloss's head coaching debut. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:28:16 EST