The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:49:56 EST 1800 Nunn charged after vehicle, foot chase in Cana A Cana man is facing multiple charges after leading Carroll authorities on vehicle and foot chases Thursday night in Cana. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:35:22 EST Carroll Special Olympics Classic set for Feb. 8 Carroll County Special Olympics has had a busy 2014-2015 basketball season, with a week long basketball camp in July, practices every Sunday from August until now, and seven scrimmages already against Gatorade, Wythe Co Sheriff's Office, Grayson... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:15:24 EST CCHS students learn about use of police force The deaths of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York sparked media outrage and national debate in 2014 over police use of force. On Thursday, Criminal Justice students at Carroll County High School got a first-hand... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:10:21 EST The Young Guns: the new VFW generation With approximately 500 World War II veterans dying every day and Vietnam vets now aging in their 60s and 70s, membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars has been steadily declining nationally over the past two decades. A group of post-Vietnam War era... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:50:23 EST Republican Primary to feature two contested races The Carroll County Republican Primary is now set for Sat., May 16 and will feature a pair of contested races. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:21 EST Crowder earns position on High Point University’s photo staff It's not unusual for a student to work while attending college. Morgan Crowder, a freshman at High Point University, is one of those students. However, instead of waiting tables or serving up fries, she is working for the university she... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:10:22 EST Fire crews contain fire at Magnolia Fire crews cleared the scene of a fire at about 9 p.m. Saturday night at Magnolia Manufacturing in Hillsville. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:25:22 EST Routine traffic stop leads to arrest for mobile meth lab Two Carroll County citizens have been arrested after a routine traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker led to the discovery of a mobile meth lab. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:25:21 EST No major injuries after truck flips in Fancy Gap crash Two Carroll County women were fortunate to escape a two-vehicle crash Thursday in Fancy Gap with only minor injuries. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:15:21 EST Republican Primary deadline is Jan. 26 HILLSVILLE – Anyone planning to seek public office in Carroll County and run in the Republican preferential primary is reminded that the deadline to file is Monday, Jan. 26 at noon. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:40:21 EST Miller sentenced to 28 years in Carroll home invasion The Tennessee man charged in a 2014 home invasion on Ivanhoe Road in Carroll County will serve 28 years and 60 days in prison. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:50:23 EST Three to be inducted into CCHS Sports Hall of Fame Two former athletes and one supporter will be inducted into the second class of the Carroll County High School Sports Hall of Fame on January 30 at CCHS. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:50:23 EST Town council approves clerk position Following a closed session during the town council meeting on Jan. 12, board members voted to advertise for a new clerical position. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 13:00:21 EST HVFD receives $3,500 from Walmart$3500-from-Walmart The Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) received a $3,500 donation from Walmart on Jan. 9. Galax Walmart Manager Todd Taylor and Pam Chamberlain, community involvement coordinator, presented the check to HVFD Chief Donny... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:10:22 EST Two Cana men charged in vehicle larcenies Two Cana men are in custody in North Carolina after allegedly stealing several vehicles. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:30:23 EST Man charged with kidnapping in Carroll after holding woman at gunpoint A North Carolina man has been charged with kidnapping and other offenses after holding a woman at gunpoint in the McDonald's restaurant in Lambsburg on Jan. 13. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:20:23 EST Carroll Extension adds two new agents The Virginia Cooperative Extension Office in Carroll County has added two new members to its staff. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:05:22 EST Hutchins seeks third term on board of supervisors David Hutchins has announced his intentions to run for a third term as the Sulphur Springs District representative on the Carroll County Board of Supervisors. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:25:22 EST Firefighters brave freezing temps to try to save house Area firefighters braved near zero wind chill temperatures Jan. 7 for approximately four hours in an attempt to save a house on Baker Mines Road in Sylvatus. And while the home itself will probably be a total loss due to structural damage,... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:57:28 EST Museum display to celebrate Civil War Sesquicentennial The Carroll County Historical Society Museum will be displaying new items to celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the ending of the Civil War. To make the display even more pertinent to Carroll County, the historical society is asking the public to... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:38:13 EST