The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:03:30 EST 1800 Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3599630/Traffic-stop-leads-to-multiple-drug-charges A New York man has been charged with multiple drug offenses after a traffic stop Monday in Carroll County. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Supreme Court rules in favor of money over voting http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/3571231/Supreme-Court-rules-in-favor-of-money-over-voting It used to be when I heard people saying things like “I'm not going to vote, I don't like anyone running,” or “I never vote,” I responded by saying “Pooh on you.” Okay, there might have actually been... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Police investigating motorcycle wreck in Fancy Gap http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3596273/Police-investigating-motorcycle-wreck-in-Fancy-Gap Police are investigating this single-vehicle motorcycle accident in Carroll County on Monday afternoon. Virginia State Police Trooper Shon Phillips, on left, said he believes a motorcycle driven by James Fletcher, 38, of Mount Airy (on right),... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Paper ballots will be back in the voting booths next year http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3570388/Paper-ballots-will-be-back-in-the-voting-booths-next-year There's an old saying “Everything old is new again.” That will be proven next year when paper ballots will be used for all elections in the Town of Hillsville and Carroll County. The change came about due to General Assembly... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST HERO Day will bring together public, those in the line of service http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3555050/HERO-Day-will-bring-together-public-those-in-the-line-of-service On May 3, Carroll County will host HERO (Hearts Empowered to Rescue Others) Day, an event designed to celebrate everyday heroes, such as law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMS technicians. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Matthew Anthony Legg, Jr. of Independence http://thecarrollnews.com/news/obits/3586403/Matthew-Anthony-Legg-Jr.-of-Independence Matthew Anthony Legg, Jr., 5, of Independence passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Twin County Regional Hospital. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Frank and Patricia Legg. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Donation from NASCAR driver in fast lane to Carroll students http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3585456/Donation-from-NASCAR-driver-in-fast-lane-to-Carroll-students The fruits of a $4,000 donation by NASCAR driver Morgan Shepherd will soon be realized by many elementary school students in Carroll County. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wind gusts of 100 mph blow over two trucks on I-77 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3580501/Wind-gusts-of-100-mph-blow-over-two-trucks-on-I-77 Estimated wind gusts of 100 miles per hour caused two tractor-trailers to overturn Tuesday on Interstate 77 North in Carroll County. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll library sponsoring book sale http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3575828/Carroll-library-sponsoring-book-sale HILLSVILLE – The Carroll County Public Library is sponsoring a book sale through April 26 at the library on Beaver Dam Road in Hillsville. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cana man airlifted from wreck, charged with DUI http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3573341/Cana-man-airlifted-from-wreck-charged-with-DUI A Cana man has been charged with DUI after a single-vehicle accident that resulted in him being airlifted from the scene of an accident in Cana on Thursday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST White supremacist accused of killing three once lived in Carroll http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3572362/White-supremacist-accused-of-killing-three-once-lived-in-Carroll The man accused of killing three people Sunday at Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Kansas once resided in Carroll County for a short period of time. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Dutch Oven bakes up a hit in Hillsville http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3135419/The-Dutch-Oven-bakes-up-a-hit-in-Hillsville Since opening on July 3rd of last year, The Dutch Oven has been serving up fresh meats and sweet treats much to the delight of Hillsville and Carroll County. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Classic Creations pleased with progress in Hillsville http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3235630/Classic-Creations-pleased-with-progress-in-Hillsville HILLSVILLE – When Keith Saunders, owner of Classic Creations, decided it was time to open his own screen printing business, the first thing he had to do was to find a location. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor signs proclamation recognizing AmeriCorps’ positive impact on the community http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3238898/Mayor-signs-proclamation-recognizing-AmeriCorps-positive-impact-on-the-community Twenty-three of 27 AmeriCorps workers gathered at Town Hall in Hillsville on April 1 for a proclamation signing by Mayor Greg Crowder. The proclamation recognizes AmeriCorps for its “positive impact” and commitment to the people of... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Carroll News wins three state VPA awards http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3264180/The-Carroll-News-wins-three-state-VPA-awards The Carroll News is excited to announce it won three first-place awards in the 2013 Virginia Press Association News Contest. Winners of this year's state contest were announced April 5 at the annual awards banquet at the Hilton Richmond... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Route 620 widening begins http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3259818/Route-620-widening-begins Construction is underway to extend the four-laning of Route 620 near Wildwood Commerce Park at exit 19 on Interstate 77. The present two-lane road will be widened to four lanes and include the entrance to Wildwood. Sowers Construction Co. of Mt. Airy,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Laundry tips for men http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/3246993/Laundry-tips-for-men The other day the Mistress of the Manor was relaying some interesting information about laundry. Okay, maybe not interesting, but informative, if you're into that kind of thing. She began to explain how often a woman should wash a blouse, pants,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll falls to Demons in home opener http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/3254984/Carroll-falls-to-Demons-in-home-opener Jake Hamley scored two goals and added an assist April 8 as Carroll County dropped its home boys' soccer opener 4-0 to Christiansburg. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll budget committee won’t recommend tax increase http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3239994/Carroll-budget-committee-wont-recommend-tax-increase Although it's still facing a shortfall of $159,000 for Fiscal Year 2014-15, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors' Budget Committee will not make a recommendation to raise taxes this year. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sidna Allen House donated to Historical Society http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/3245896/Sidna-Allen-House-donated-to-Historical-Society Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST