The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:15:39 EST 1800 Efforts continue to keep training center open Carroll County Supervisor Dr. Tom Littrell is continuing efforts to try to keep the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Hillsville open. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:31:14 EST Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race to be held Nov. 1 Thanks to a new annual event, Halloween in Hillsville will last a day longer this year.Marilyn Tennant will host the Inaugural Hillsville Pumpkin Race on Sat., Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. at 525 Nicholas Street in Hillsville. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:01:12 EST Carroll woman trapped 12 hours after vehicle overturns on mountain Local officials say an Austinville woman was lucky to have been spotted Thursday after her vehicle overturned several times down the side of Stoots Mountain in Carroll County, where she was trapped 12 hours before being rescued. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:12:16 EST Isom pleads guilty to amended charge in Frazier’s death As part of a plea bargain Thursday in Carroll County Circuit Court, Whitney Lee Isom pleaded guilty to an amended charge of involuntary manslaughter in the October 9, 2013 shooting death of Kevin Heath Frazier. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:32:10 EST Carroll Pumpkin Festival set for Oct. 18 HILLSVILLE – Pumpkin carving, Pumpkin Cannon a Zombie Trail Ride, family games and other events await guests at the annual Pumpkin Festival set at the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Festival... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:19:11 EST R.I. man charged after tractor-trailer jackknifes on I-77 A Rhode Island man has been charged with reckless driving after his tractor-trailer jackknifed on Interstate 77 Tuesday night in Carroll County. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:26:09 EST Carroll under tornado watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday Carroll County is one of several area counties under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. tonight according to the National Weather Service. Also included in the watch are the counties of Bland, Giles, Patrick, Grayson, Pulaski, Floyd, Montgomery and... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:56:08 EST Historic ruling leads to three same-sex marriages in Hillsville History was made on Oct. 6 when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that had overturned the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage. That decision prompted the appeals court to issue a mandate, making... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:48:04 EST Help needed for those who help others Due largely to the economic downturn, the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Pantry has seen the number of families it serves increase from 60 families to 600 in recent years. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:01:04 EST Haga’s winning recipe earns invite to the White House Sophie Haga's foray into the world of healthy cooking paid big dividends recently when her recipe was chosen the best one from the state of Virginia in the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:04:10 EST Lineberry named Acting Recreation Director Libby Lineberry has been named the new acting Director of the Carroll County Parks and Recreation Department effective October 1. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:06:07 EST Four injured in two-vehicle accident Four people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Rt. 100 on Oct. 6. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 14:15:07 EST Foggy Mountain Breakdown For the third time in in less than five years, dense fog played a hand in a major traffic pile-up Friday on Interstate 77 in Carroll County. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 13:55:10 EST Fire does extensive damage to Family Stop & Go in Laurel Fork A fire in the early-morning hours of Oct. 5 did extensive damage to the Family Stop & Go in Laurel Fork. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 13:04:14 EST More details released in Saturday shooting A Woodlawn man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding after allegedly shooting a Fries man in the head Saturday night near Hillsville. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 14:58:07 EST Woodlawn man charged in shooting near Sunnyside A Woodlawn man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding in the apparent shooting of a Fries man Saturday night in Hillsville. Sat, 4 Oct 2014 21:58:04 EST Nearly 30 vehicles involved in I-77 crashes Dense fog once again appears to be a factor in a major traffic pile-up on Interstate 77 in Carroll County. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 21:24:04 EST Keeping up with the TIMEs As a journalist for TIME magazine, Denver Nicks has traveled the world. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 15:18:07 EST Parsons arrested after injuring Galax officer A Galax man has been charged with multiple offenses, including the assault of a Galax Police officer that resulted in a broken leg bone of the officer. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:11:05 EST Former member of “Hogettes” lends support to Carroll Christmas Fund The Carroll Christmas Fund will get a boost with its fundraising efforts this year from Mike Gardner, a member of the famous Washington Redskins fans known as the Hogettes. Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:09:08 EST