The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:01:27 EST 1800 Hillsville Woman’s Club celebrates 75 years GFWC Hillsville Woman's Club is celebrating 75 years of service this year, and members hope other interested ladies will see what the club is all about during a social Sat., Nov. 1 at the Hale-Wilkinson-Carter House in... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:54:18 EST Carroll school enrollment takes biggest drop in 16 years During the Oct. 14 Carroll County School Board meeting, Finance Supervisor Tammy Quesenberry informed the board that school enrollment was dangerously down. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:05:03 EST Sinnett proposes Carroll team in First Lego Robotics League Shanda Sinnett, gifted specialist for Carroll County Public Schools, received the okay from the Carroll County School Board during its Oct. 14 meeting to take the first steps in joining a First Lego Robotics League (FLL). Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:03:04 EST Carroll County Middle School hopes to add soccer team Carroll County Middle School Principal Marc Quesenberry appeared before the Carroll County School Board on Oct. 14 with a request to add a coed soccer team to the school's sports program. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:02:05 EST Carr to challenge Griffith in 9th District Although Democrats will not challenge Morgan Griffith in the 9th District U.S. House of Representative race this fall, the incumbent won't be unopposed. William “Bill” Carr, who lost to Griffith in the 2010 Republican Primary, will... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:01:06 EST Carroll Industrial Park now at full capacity David Hutchins, chair of the Carroll County Board of Supervisors, said he has often been asked, “Why do we need Wildwood Park when the industrial park is not full?” Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:41:09 EST Carroll PSA to use $425,000 from utility projects to buy equipment$425000-from-utility-projects-to-buy-equipment The Carroll County Public Service Authority (PSA) will use nearly $425,000 of leftover funds from five utilities projects to purchase new equipment, pending approval from federal funding agency Rural Development. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:15 EST Stuckert pleads guilty to indecent liberties with a child A Hillsville woman will serve four months in prison for an amended charge of taking indecent liberties with a child 15 years of age while being the custodian of the child. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:24:13 EST Governor announces 51 new jobs in Carroll County Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that Andrews Farming Inc. and its sister company, ANDCO Logistics, Inc., will invest more than $5.6 million to expand their Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:31:12 EST Efforts continue to keep training center open Carroll County Supervisor Dr. Tom Littrell is continuing efforts to try to keep the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Hillsville open. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:31:14 EST Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race to be held Nov. 1 Thanks to a new annual event, Halloween in Hillsville will last a day longer this year.Marilyn Tennant will host the Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race on Sat., Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. at 525 Nicholas Street in Hillsville. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:01:12 EST Carroll woman trapped 12 hours after vehicle overturns on mountain Local officials say an Austinville woman was lucky to have been spotted Thursday after her vehicle overturned several times down the side of Stoots Mountain in Carroll County, where she was trapped 12 hours before being rescued. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:12:16 EST Isom pleads guilty to amended charge in Frazier’s death As part of a plea bargain Thursday in Carroll County Circuit Court, Whitney Lee Isom pleaded guilty to an amended charge of involuntary manslaughter in the October 9, 2013 shooting death of Kevin Heath Frazier. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:32:10 EST Carroll Pumpkin Festival set for Oct. 18 HILLSVILLE – Pumpkin carving, Pumpkin Cannon a Zombie Trail Ride, family games and other events await guests at the annual Pumpkin Festival set at the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Festival... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:19:11 EST R.I. man charged after tractor-trailer jackknifes on I-77 A Rhode Island man has been charged with reckless driving after his tractor-trailer jackknifed on Interstate 77 Tuesday night in Carroll County. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:26:09 EST Carroll under tornado watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday Carroll County is one of several area counties under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. tonight according to the National Weather Service. Also included in the watch are the counties of Bland, Giles, Patrick, Grayson, Pulaski, Floyd, Montgomery and... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:56:08 EST Historic ruling leads to three same-sex marriages in Hillsville History was made on Oct. 6 when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that had overturned the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage. That decision prompted the appeals court to issue a mandate, making... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:48:04 EST Help needed for those who help others Due largely to the economic downturn, the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Pantry has seen the number of families it serves increase from 60 families to 600 in recent years. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:01:04 EST Haga’s winning recipe earns invite to the White House Sophie Haga's foray into the world of healthy cooking paid big dividends recently when her recipe was chosen the best one from the state of Virginia in the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:04:10 EST Lineberry named Acting Recreation Director Libby Lineberry has been named the new acting Director of the Carroll County Parks and Recreation Department effective October 1. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:06:07 EST