The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:49:42 EST 1800 Hillsville mourns loss of one of its finest http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50382191/Hillsville-mourns-loss-of-one-of-its-finest Randall Gravley always pictured Hillsville as a Norman Rockwell painting. Sadly, one of the men most known for helping portray that image is no longer with Hillsville. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:59:10 EST Carroll Co. Soccer Association celebrating 25th anniversary http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50300553/Carroll-Co.-Soccer-Association-celebrating-25th-anniversary Without much fanfare, the Carroll County Soccer Association (CCSA) started in 1989 despite very little interest in the sport in the county at that time. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:00:06 EST Galax man charged with attempted murder http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50364040/Galax-man-charged-with-attempted-murder A Galax man has been charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder and several other charges after allegedly firing a weapon at a vehicle in the Food City Parking lot Wednesday in Galax. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:36:13 EST Friends of Hillsville looking for new members, ideas http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50275025/Friends-of-Hillsville-looking-for-new-members-ideas The Friends of Hillsville, a recently formed non-profit community organization, is looking for new members who wish to promote, preserve and enhance the Town of Hillsville and the quality of life of its citizens and visitors. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:24:10 EST Sloss likes Cavs’ attitude http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50256244/Sloss-likes-Cavs-attitude Carroll County's first year in the River Ridge District was a learning experience to say the least. The Cavaliers failed to win any district matchups and finished 2-8 overall. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:23:13 EST Jigsaw puzzle no longer fun http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50319032/Jigsaw-puzzle-no-longer-fun I don't know how popular jigsaw puzzles are with the general public nowadays, but I know the Mistress of the Manor and I do like us some puzzling. These miracles of design provide hours, days, or even weeks of entertainment for a low price, and... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:41:07 EST Blackout at old town jail promises to provide chills and thrills http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50275555/Blackout-at-old-town-jail-promises-to-provide-chills-and-thrills Ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night will make an early appearance in Hillsville this season when The Barn Crew's Blackout opens for the stout of heart in the old Hillsville jail on Mill... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:20:08 EST Congressman impressed by ground-breaking STEM Lab http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50303847/Congressman-impressed-by-ground-breaking-STEM-Lab Ninth District Congressman Morgan Griffith visited Carroll County High School on Friday to get a first-hand look at the nation's first STEM Lab for Agriculture. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:36:13 EST Hillsville man charged in Henry County robbery http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50297708/Hillsville-man-charged-in-Henry-County-robbery A Hillsville man has been charged with the robbery of a grocery store in Henry County. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:22:03 EST Carroll County Ag Fair begins Aug. 20 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50193116/Carroll-County-Ag-Fair-begins-Aug.-20 HILLSVILLE – The annual Carroll County Agricultural Fair gets underway Wednesday, Aug. 20, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 24 on the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Farmer's Market in Hillsville. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:45:04 EST Discussions about depression needed in wake of Williams’ death http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50284251/Discussions-about-depression-needed-in-wake-of-Williams-death Life brings with it a roller-coaster ride of emotions. It is expected there are times when we will be happy or sad, angry or giddy, worried or carefree.There will even be times we feel down. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:18:03 EST Hicks elected chairman of Carroll County IDA http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50210933/Hicks-elected-chairman-of-Carroll-County-IDA Barry Hicks has been elected chairman of the Carroll County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) after the death of former Chairman Richard Slate Sr. on July 12. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:28:06 EST Delaware is full of sin http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50223179/Delaware-is-full-of-sin I'm sure you've heard of the seven deadly sins – Sleepy, Dopey, Sneezy, Horney – no wait those are the seven dwarfs. Okay, Horney isn't one of those famous dwarfs. He's the one Disney doesn't want to talk... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:01:08 EST “To Catch the Allens” set for weekend performances at Cherry Orchard Theatre http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50167822/To-Catch-the-Allens-set-for-weekend-performances-at-Cherry-Orchard-Theatre The story about the manhunt for the Allens and their kin following the deadly shootout at the Carroll County Courthouse in 1912 will be brought to life in a new play “To Catch the Allens.” Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:03:05 EST Pepsi truck crashes into home http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50246846/Pepsi-truck-crashes-into-home No one was injured when a Pepsi-Cola truck plowed into the living room of a house on U.S. 58, just short of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, on Monday morning. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:45:04 EST Cana man seriously injured in wreck http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50223128/Cana-man-seriously-injured-in-wreck Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a single-vehicle car crash that seriously injured a Cana man Tuesday, August 5 in the southern part of Carroll County. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:03:03 EST County votes against salary increase http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50124637/County-votes-against-salary-increase Employees of the Commissioner of the Revenue's Office will not get a requested salary increase after three different motions were voted down July 14 by the Carroll County Board of Supervisors. Sat, 9 Aug 2014 11:08:05 EST Lady Eagles Win County, District Softball Titles http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50161416/Lady-Eagles-Win-County-District-Softball-Titles The Lady Eagles recently won the Carroll County 10 & Under League championship and the Southwest Virginia District 10 & Under Tournament championship. The Carroll County softball team finished the season with a 12-6-1 record. Team members are front... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 15:01:08 EST Hillsville man apprehended after running from police http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50220692/Hillsville-man-apprehended-after-running-from-police A Hillsville man will now face charges of felony escape after running from authorities Friday while being served a warrant at the Carroll County Governmental Complex. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:48:13 EST Hillsville man apprehended after running from police http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50221521/Hillsville-man-apprehended-after-running-from-police A Hillsville man will now face charges of felony escape after running from authorities Friday while being served a warrant at the Carroll County Governmental Complex. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 13:46:09 EST