The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:44:34 EST 1800 Job losses in Carroll Schools may go up Originally faced with eliminating 13-15 positions next year, other factors may push the number up to 19 positions lost for Carroll County Public Schools for the 2015-2016 academic year. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:05:22 EST Second Chance Prom set for April 25 at CCHS Having met in college before their engagement and eventual marriage in October, Matthew and Jennifer Goad never got a chance to go to the high school prom together. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:10:21 EST Ready for the big city Having already set a school record for all-district performers this year, Carroll County High School's Chorus program is now ready to take its talents to an even bigger stage – Beantown and The Big Apple. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:40:24 EST Hillsville fifth-grader takes second in Regional Spelling Bee Competing against students as much as three years older than him, Hillsville Elementary School fifth-grader Jerico Grantham finished second March 15 in the Winston-Salem Journal Regional Spelling Bee. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:50:21 EST Yonce named Hillsville’s police chief Around eight months of speculation about Hillsville's Town Council naming a full-time police chief was decided at its regular meeting Monday night with interim chief Wesley Yonce named to the department's top spot. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:10:22 EST N.C. couple charged with multiple drug offenses after Carroll traffic stop A North Carolina man and woman face multiple drug charges after being stopped for speeding March 15 in Carroll County. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:30:21 EST Carroll native gets in on March Madness Perhaps it was that legendary beard. Perhaps it was the priceless reaction. Whatever the reason, a Carroll County native went viral after one of the biggest upsets in recent NCAA Tournament history on Thursday. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:40:21 EST Woolwine indicted for second-degree murder The men charged in a pair of separate 2014 incidents in Cana – a hit-and-run traffic accident that claimed the life of a 4-year-old, and a shooting incident – were both indicted Monday by a Carroll County Grand Jury. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:15:23 EST Car slams into Woodlawn Post Office, causes extensive damage The Woodlawn Post Office will most likely be closed tonight and tomorrow after suffering extensive damage Tuesday afternoon. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:10:23 EST Performance Peterbilt opens in Fancy Gap FANCY GAP — The operators of Performance Peterbilt of Southwest Virginia will tell you location and tradition are two of the major components drawing the new company to Fancy Gap. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:00:21 EST Fire destroys Woodlawn home A Woodlawn home was completely destroyed by fire early Monday morning. Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:30:22 EST Board punts on Planning Commission appointment Neither Billy Mitchell nor any other candidate will be appointed to the Carroll County Planning Commission for the next several months. Sun, 15 Mar 2015 13:10:21 EST Pipers Gap Rescue celebrating milestone, new building Having celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, the Pipers Gap Rescue Squad continues to move forward into the future as it is currently in the process of constructing a new station on Glendale Road. Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:05:21 EST Fatal house fire ruled an accident Carroll County Sheriff J. B. Gardner advised on Friday afternoon that the March 5th fatal house fire that took the lives of three young children on Glendale Road has been officially ruled an accident. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:15:21 EST Carroll Schools faced with cutting 15 positions Due to a projected loss of enrollment of 200 students and other factors, the Carroll County School Board is faced with the proposition of eliminating between 13-15 positions next year. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:30:23 EST Council signals support of resolution for middle school caution lights Hillsville Town Council supported a resolution at its regular March 9 meeting to make sure more see the light, a caution light, at Carroll County Middle School. The lights will be installed at no cost to the town. Carroll County School Board Chairman... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:50:23 EST County rolls out plan to address missed rescue calls In an effort to help solve the problem of missed rescue squad calls, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors unveiled a plan to address the issue during its March 9 meeting. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:05:22 EST Goad announces candidacy for clerk of court From the same room where his relative Dexter Goad served as Carroll County Clerk of the Circuit Court during the Carroll County Courthouse Tragedy of 1912, Gerald Goad announced his candidacy for the same position Wednesday. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:50:21 EST Howlett Retires From The Carroll News Michael Howlett, pictured with his trademark cigar, displays his University of North Carolina-decorated coconut cake on Friday, Feb. 27 at his retirement party at The Carroll News. Howlett, who has been with The Carroll News since 2012, was joined by... Sun, 8 Mar 2015 13:10:21 EST Third child dies in Galax fire The entire Twin Counties and Southwest Virginia are mourning the loss of three children whose lives were tragically taken Thursday morning in a house fire on Glendale Road in Galax. Mon, 9 Mar 2015 14:30:22 EST