The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:14:50 EST 1800 Shoney’s headquarters holds open house http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150936827/Shoneys-headquarters-holds-open-house The Shoney's corporate office on Main Street in Hillsville held an open house on Dec. 18. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:47:05 EST Santa Claus named December’s Citizen of the Month http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150824113/Santa-Claus-named-Decembers-Citizen-of-the-Month Councilman Greg Yonce came up with a unique selection for Hillsville's Citizen of the Month for December. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:30:08 EST Cuba is my new best friend http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150973018/Cuba-is-my-new-best-friend I really hate to hurt Colorado's feelings, but it can't be helped. Cuba is now my new best friend forever. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:21:09 EST CCMS students to have books published http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150933248/CCMS-students-to-have-books-published When Angel Maggio suggested to her eighth grade English students at Carroll County Middle School that they had an opportunity to write a book, they weren't sure she meant it. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:35:07 EST Carroll wrestlers top Salem, place two in Holiday Tournament http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/150970244/Carroll-wrestlers-top-Salem-place-two-in-Holiday-Tournament Prior to competing in the Turner Ashby Holiday Tournament over the weekend, Carroll County's wrestling team picked up a huge win in a quad at William Fleming on Dec. 17. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:33:06 EST Branch Highways completes half of Route 58 project http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150864904/Branch-Highways-completes-half-of-Route-58-project Branch Highways has completed approximately half of the Route 58 widening project in Carroll, Floyd and Patrick Counties. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:55:07 EST Cavs pull upset at Galax http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/150918554/Cavs-pull-upset-at-Galax Carroll County's game plan Friday at Galax was pretty simple – keep the ball out of the hands of Cliff Conley and Caleb Bartlett at all costs. The Cavaliers did a masterful job executing the game plan, then used a huge pair of baskets by... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:15:06 EST CCHS has 31 students named to all-district chorus http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150836046/CCHS-has-31-students-named-to-all-district-chorus The 31 members of the Carroll County High School Chorus earning all-district honors were recognized during the Carroll County School Board meeting on Dec. 9. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:09:05 EST Thompson wins county’s Geography Bee http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150839285/Thompson-wins-countys-Geography-Bee Jackson Thompson, son of Charles and Monica Thompson, was crowned Carroll County Public Schools Geography Bee champion during competition on Dec. 4. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:25:06 EST IDA agrees to pay Carroll nearly $1.4 million http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150823983/IDA-agrees-to-pay-Carroll-nearly-$1.4-million The Carroll County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) has agreed to pay the Carroll County Board of Supervisors nearly $1.4 million on two ongoing economic development projects in the county. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:13:04 EST TAM expansion will create 15 new jobs http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top/150950286/TAM-expansion-will-create-15-new-jobs Ricky Thomas, president and owner of Thomas Automation Management, LLC (TAM), announced during a press conference on Dec. 18 he will invest $1 million to expand his operation in Carroll County. The expansion will create 15 new jobs. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:57:08 EST Carroll to present special Polar Express showing Dec. 20 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150866817/Carroll-to-present-special-Polar-Express-showing-Dec.-20 The Carroll County Parks and Recreation Department will host a special holiday treat for county residents Dec. 20 at Woodlawn School. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:14:03 EST ‘I’m the meanest piece of meat to ever walk on earth’ http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150850098/Im-the-meanest-piece-of-meat-to-ever-walk-on-earth It started with the phone calls. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:13:06 EST Cavs ground Eagles 71-53 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/150933405/Cavs-ground-Eagles-71-53 Already playing at a high level, Carroll County's girls' basketball team kicked it into another gear in the third quarter Wednesday to score a huge Conference 24 victory over G.W. Danville in Hillsville. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:33:05 EST Carroll one of 13 counties honored nationally http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150834489/Carroll-one-of-13-counties-honored-nationally HILLSVILLE – Carroll County recently received special recognition by the National Association of Counties (NACo) for encouraging entrepreneurship and job growth. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:56:04 EST Carroll investigating vandalism at Woodlawn School http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150890888/Carroll-investigating-vandalism-at-Woodlawn-School The Carroll County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a recent case of vandalism at Woodlawn School that left behind an estimated amount of $5,000 worth of damages. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:41:03 EST Christmas preparations take a nasty turn http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/150889317/Christmas-preparations-take-a-nasty-turn About 10 days ago, we began our Christmas decorating, adorning our home inside and out with festive lights, greenery, Santas of various sizes, reindeers that light up just like the real ones and, of course, elves of suspect gender. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:45:10 EST Gunman flees arrest before capture in Cana http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150913705/Gunman-flees-arrest-before-capture-in-Cana The Carroll County Sheriff's Office arrested an armed man Tuesday in Cana after he allegedly threatened officers after they tried to serve arrest warrants on him. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:00:08 EST CJ’s gift keeps on giving http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/150854635/CJs-gift-keeps-on-giving In the nine short months he lived, Katy and Greg Dunn's son, CJ, always had a huge smile on his face. Three years after his unthinkable death in a tragic accident, CJ continues to bring smiles to the faces of hundreds of children throughout... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:04:03 EST CCHS honors Danny Nester http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/150882825/CCHS-honors-Danny-Nester Danny Nester's presence will always be felt at Carroll County High School basketball games. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:03:03 EST