The Carroll News- RSS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/ http://thecarrollnews.com/ Tue, 26 May 2015 00:14:01 EST 1800 Alderman to run for Clerk of Court http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153664138/Alderman-to-run-for-Clerk-of-Court A long-time Carroll County law enforcement officer is joining the race for Carroll County Clerk of Circuit Court. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:35:21 EST Remembering the Carroll County wedding of the 19th Century, Part II http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153494634/Remembering-the-Carroll-County-wedding-of-the-19th-Century-Part-II The following is the second in a three-part series about the wedding of Mayetta Wilkinson and George L. Carter and the life of the man who built an empire in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Thu, 21 May 2015 18:50:21 EST Strickland to play two sports at Ferrum http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/153506646/Strickland-to-play-two-sports-at-Ferrum By signing a letter of intent May 14 to play softball and volleyball at Ferrum College, Carroll County senior Cheyenne Strickland is believed to be the first female from the school to play two sports at the college level. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:05:21 EST EMS Appreciation Breakfast, Health Fair set for May 21 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153628374/EMS-Appreciation-Breakfast-Health-Fair-set-for-May-21 Twin County Regional Healthcare is celebrating EMS Week, May 17-23, and hosting various events to honor and extend its appreciation to First Responders for their commitment to excellence and dedication to the community. Wed, 20 May 2015 21:50:21 EST Carroll’s Nester hurls perfect game http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/153613842/Carrolls-Nester-hurls-perfect-game Carroll County's Sydney Nester threw the first perfect game in school history May 19, but everything else about the Cavaliers' 7-0 win over Blacksburg was flawless as well. Wed, 20 May 2015 13:50:22 EST Confessions of a Trivia Crack addict http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/153570002/Confessions-of-a-Trivia-Crack-addict Hi, my name is Allen Worrell and I am a crack addict. Wed, 20 May 2015 13:25:21 EST Camo Church donates new shoes to Head Start students http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153521305/Camo-Church-donates-new-shoes-to-Head-Start-students Thanks to a community outreach project by Woodlawn's Camo Church, students at Hillsville's Head Start Center have new kicks for the summer. Wed, 20 May 2015 12:45:21 EST Young Guns honor fallen N.C. solider http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153498974/Young-Guns-honor-fallen-N.C.-solider It's often been said war knows no boundaries. Recently, the Young Guns Committee of the Grover King VFW Post 1115 proved that neither do they. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:00:21 EST Abduction complaint leads to charges http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153567791/Abduction-complaint-leads-to-charges A Laurel Fork man and woman were arrested on various charges Thursday following a compliant about an abduction and stolen truck. Mon, 18 May 2015 16:25:21 EST VFW urges peace officers to not let criticism define them http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153521944/VFW-urges-peace-officers-to-not-let-criticism-define-them Grover King VFW Post 1115 members stressed police officers must not allow their daily public service to be overshadowed by negative coverage at the annual Peace Officers Memorial Service on May 15. Sat, 16 May 2015 12:00:21 EST Carroll man hospitalized after motorcycle hits deer http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153527977/Carroll-man-hospitalized-after-motorcycle-hits-deer An Austinville man was hospitalized Friday after his motorcycle collided with a deer on U.S. 52 in Hillsville. Fri, 15 May 2015 16:20:21 EST Newman, Hawks vying for Clerk of Court nomination http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153383707/Newman-Hawks-vying-for-Clerk-of-Court-nomination Two candidates will be vying for the Republican Party nomination for Clerk of the Circuit Court in Saturday's Carroll County Republican Primary. Thu, 14 May 2015 14:10:22 EST HVFD set to unveil Honor Guard http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153366725/HVFD-set-to-unveil-Honor-Guard The Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department will unveil its newest unit during Carroll County's H.E.R.O. Day on May 16. Wed, 13 May 2015 14:40:23 EST Mullet Mania http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/153355477/Mullet-Mania My wife is not going to be happy. Tue, 12 May 2015 16:30:21 EST Carroll girls blank Pulaski http://thecarrollnews.com/news/sports/153342255/Carroll-girls-blank-Pulaski One week after notching the first River Ridge District win in school history, Carroll County's girls' soccer team did it again May 5 with a 5-0 victory over Pulaski County in Hillsville. Tue, 12 May 2015 14:55:23 EST Goad, McCraw file as independents http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153362880/Goad-McCraw-file-as-independents While the Carroll County Republican Primary will be held May 16, two new candidates filed this past week as independents. Tue, 12 May 2015 14:55:21 EST Ward honored by Hillsville Masonic Lodge http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153385800/Ward-honored-by-Hillsville-Masonic-Lodge One of Carroll County's most dedicated volunteers has received one of the highest honors the Masons can bestow upon a non-Mason. Mon, 11 May 2015 14:40:22 EST Williams won’t be on ballot for Primary http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153365610/Williams-wont-be-on-ballot-for-Primary When voters visit the polls Saturday for the Carroll County Republican Primary, one prominent name will not be on the ballot. Fri, 8 May 2015 15:50:22 EST Town budget proposal includes no tax hikes http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/153209555/Town-budget-proposal-includes-no-tax-hikes The Town of Hillsville is not recommending any tax increases for Fiscal Year 2015-2016, but the proposed budget does currently include water and sewer increases of five percent each. Thu, 7 May 2015 15:05:20 EST Today’s music is horrific http://thecarrollnews.com/news/opinion/153289950/Todays-music-is-horrific The closer I get to the age of 40, the grumpier I get. My family can more than attest to this fact if you are in need of verification. Wed, 6 May 2015 14:40:21 EST