The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:11:23 EST 1800 Cavs rally to beat Floyd in opener http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50469279/Cavs-rally-to-beat-Floyd-in-opener Dylan Stiltner ran for 169 yards and Carroll County limited Floyd County to 113 yards after a quick 80-yard scoring strike as the Cavaliers rallied for a 16-6 victory Friday in head coach Eddie Sloss's head coaching debut. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:28:16 EST Largin selected Citizen of the Month for August http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50261574/Largin-selected-Citizen-of-the-Month-for-August Ann Largin, whose has served on the Hillsville Planning Commission since 1993 and as chairman since 1996, was named Citizen of the Month for August during the town council's Aug. 11 meeting. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:53:05 EST Man suffers minor injuries after truck is run off road http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50447861/Man-suffers-minor-injuries-after-truck-is-run-off-road A Bedford man suffered minor injuries after his transport truck was run off Kenmore Road in Hillsville on August 27. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:23:10 EST Run for Jesus added to Christian Family Fun Day events http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50382374/Run-for-Jesus-added-to-Christian-Family-Fun-Day-events Christian Family Fun Day will have a new event this year, a Run/Walk for Jesus 5K.Matt Hall, the run/walk organizer, said the event seemed like a natural for Christian Family Fun Day, which is set for Saturday, Sept. 20. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:32:08 EST Author and historian, Perry adds unique flair to Flea Market http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50273929/Author-and-historian-Perry-adds-unique-flair-to-Flea-Market From antiques and collectibles to guns and everyday household items, if they make it, chances are you will find it at the VFW Post 1115 Labor Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:31:09 EST Lady Cavs looking for another strong season http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50351320/Lady-Cavs-looking-for-another-strong-season With a strong group of players returning and several key newcomers, Carroll County's volleyball team is hoping to build off the momentum of last year's successful initial season in the River Ridge District. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:50:06 EST ‘Like having a NASCAR race in Hillsville’ http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50433359/Like-having-a-NASCAR-race-in-Hillsville Imagine taking every fan from the Super Bowl and the Indianapolis 500 and cramming them into a town of less than 3,000 people. To the uninitiated, the thought seems unfathomable, but that is exactly what happens to Hillsville each year during the... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:46:16 EST Boomers refusing to grow old http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/50383025/Boomers-refusing-to-grow-old Recently, I perused an article about the aging of Baby Boomers, of which I am proudly one. Baby boomers, it appears, refuse to grow old, something I can attest to, at least in terms dictated by previous generations. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:36:03 EST Maroon Tide swamps Cavs in benefit game http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/50398514/Maroon-Tide-swamps-Cavs-in-benefit-game Galax scored twice in the first three minutes and was never threatened in rolling to a 48-14 victory over Carroll County in the annual benefit game between the nearby rivals. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:52:07 EST Cana man charged with DUI, hit and run http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50402270/Cana-man-charged-with-DUI-hit-and-run A Cana man has been charged with DUI, two counts of hit and run and shoplifting after a three-vehicle accident Saturday in Cana. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:50:25 EST Holdaway charged with burglary, arson in Galax fire http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50398300/Holdaway-charged-with-burglary-arson-in-Galax-fire A spokesperson for Galax Police Chief Rick Clark advised that Philip Allen Holdaway, 34, of Galax, has been charged with Burglary and Arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a portion of Pinecrest Apartments on August 21. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:59:07 EST Ice Bucket Challenges helping ALS donations skyrocket http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50363810/Ice-Bucket-Challenges-helping-ALS-donations-skyrocket Unless you have been living in a cave or don't have access to a computer, you most likely have seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenges that have spread like wildfire on Facebook and other social media platforms. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:58:08 EST 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