The Carroll News- RSS Feed Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:05:53 EST 1800 CCHS students learn about use of police force The deaths of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York sparked media outrage and national debate in 2014 over police use of force. On Thursday, Criminal Justice students at Carroll County High School got a first-hand... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:10:21 EST Protect your identity, don’t become Bertha Today, we're going to talk about being smart. Now, I'm not talking about being smart in the “Can we come up with a string theory or M-brane theory that matches physical reality and gives us some insight?” Heck no, everybody... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:20:21 EST The Young Guns: the new VFW generation With approximately 500 World War II veterans dying every day and Vietnam vets now aging in their 60s and 70s, membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars has been steadily declining nationally over the past two decades. A group of post-Vietnam War era... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:50:23 EST Carroll honors wrestling seniors It was a big week for Carroll County's wrestling team as the Cavaliers honored their seniors Jan. 21 and then saw three wrestlers place in the Big Orange Tournament at William Byrd High School on Saturday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:45:21 EST Calendar of Events Jan. 17• Round Peak Vineyards, 765 Round Peak Church Road, Mount Airy, will host a Signature Series wine blending event during which participants can blend their own wine. The... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:35:29 EST Childers the winemaker behind Herrera success Local winemaker Kevin Childers was first introduced to wine when he worked at an Italian restaurant in college. He quickly learned to love wine and went on to work in retail sales at a wine shop before deciding to move to the production side of the... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:30:38 EST Yadkin wineries celebrate winter reds Many wine lovers may plan to spend the winter months cozied up at home with their favorite vintage rather than out tasting wines like they do in the warmer months. Just because temperatures are chilly, it's no reason not to come enjoy the bounty... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:15:33 EST Sweet Home Carolina opens its doors The weekend before Christmas, the newest winery in the Yadkin Valley officially opened its doors. Wine enthusiasts from around the region were able to experience the magic of Sweet Home Carolina, located at 3423 Old U.S. 421 Hwy. E. in Yadkinville at... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:10:46 EST Valentine’s pairs wines and chocolates for romance Love is in the air this Valentine's Day and what better way to celebrate than a great meal accompanied by a delicious North Carolina wine. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:10:42 EST Winemaker’s Corner Why do you drink wine? I hope it is because it tastes good. During the winter months, when the vines are dormant, red wines are in the barrel, and the winery visitors slow, I take the time to reflect back on the current vintage as well as past seasons... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:05:30 EST Surry wineries support one another Collaboration and solidarity has helped to make Yadkin Valley wineries successful and 2014 is expected to be a beautiful year for the wineries, but still full of challenges, said President of Surry Wineries Group and owner of Elkin Creek Vineyard... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:50:29 EST Republican Primary to feature two contested races The Carroll County Republican Primary is now set for Sat., May 16 and will feature a pair of contested races. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:21 EST Crowder earns position on High Point University’s photo staff It's not unusual for a student to work while attending college. Morgan Crowder, a freshman at High Point University, is one of those students. However, instead of waiting tables or serving up fries, she is working for the university she... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:10:22 EST Fire crews contain fire at Magnolia Fire crews cleared the scene of a fire at about 9 p.m. Saturday night at Magnolia Manufacturing in Hillsville. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:25:22 EST Routine traffic stop leads to arrest for mobile meth lab Two Carroll County citizens have been arrested after a routine traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker led to the discovery of a mobile meth lab. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:25:21 EST No major injuries after truck flips in Fancy Gap crash Two Carroll County women were fortunate to escape a two-vehicle crash Thursday in Fancy Gap with only minor injuries. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:15:21 EST Republican Primary deadline is Jan. 26 HILLSVILLE – Anyone planning to seek public office in Carroll County and run in the Republican preferential primary is reminded that the deadline to file is Monday, Jan. 26 at noon. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:40:21 EST List of must-read books comes up short While trying to come to grips with a topic this week I suffered a sprained wrist. Okay, I realize that's not as funny as I first thought, or, to be perfectly honest, not funny at all. However, writing is not all champagne wishes and caviar... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:30:21 EST Miller sentenced to 28 years in Carroll home invasion The Tennessee man charged in a 2014 home invasion on Ivanhoe Road in Carroll County will serve 28 years and 60 days in prison. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:50:23 EST Three to be inducted into CCHS Sports Hall of Fame Two former athletes and one supporter will be inducted into the second class of the Carroll County High School Sports Hall of Fame on January 30 at CCHS. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:50:23 EST