The Carroll News- RSS Feed Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:44:15 EST 1800 Carroll hitting, pitching excel in softball win Plenty of offense at the plate and 15 strikeouts on the mound equaled a winning formula for Carroll County's softball team March 30 in an 8-2 victory over Grayson County in Hillsville. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:30:22 EST Carroll man charged with abduction A Carroll County man is facing charges of abduction, domestic assault and brandishing a firearm after allegedly threatening his wife on March 19. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:35:22 EST Hillsville Pentecostal to present ‘The Last Days of Christ’ during Easter weekend More than three months of preparation went into, and more than 70 cast members make up, an epic Easter play Hillsville Pentecostal Holiness Church will put on each night from April 3-5. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:05:21 EST Job losses in Carroll Schools may go up Originally faced with eliminating 13-15 positions next year, other factors may push the number up to 19 positions lost for Carroll County Public Schools for the 2015-2016 academic year. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:05:22 EST Second Chance Prom set for April 25 at CCHS Having met in college before their engagement and eventual marriage in October, Matthew and Jennifer Goad never got a chance to go to the high school prom together. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:10:21 EST Ready for the big city Having already set a school record for all-district performers this year, Carroll County High School's Chorus program is now ready to take its talents to an even bigger stage – Beantown and The Big Apple. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:40:24 EST Hillsville fifth-grader takes second in Regional Spelling Bee Competing against students as much as three years older than him, Hillsville Elementary School fifth-grader Jerico Grantham finished second March 15 in the Winston-Salem Journal Regional Spelling Bee. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:50:21 EST Yonce named Hillsville’s police chief Around eight months of speculation about Hillsville's Town Council naming a full-time police chief was decided at its regular meeting Monday night with interim chief Wesley Yonce named to the department's top spot. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:10:22 EST N.C. couple charged with multiple drug offenses after Carroll traffic stop A North Carolina man and woman face multiple drug charges after being stopped for speeding March 15 in Carroll County. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:30:21 EST Carroll native gets in on March Madness Perhaps it was that legendary beard. Perhaps it was the priceless reaction. Whatever the reason, a Carroll County native went viral after one of the biggest upsets in recent NCAA Tournament history on Thursday. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:40:21 EST Nester shines in Carroll’s first game under lights For the first time in history, Carroll County's softball team played a home game under the lights Tuesday night in the season opener against Floyd County. But as bright as the lights were in Hillsville, freshman Sydney Nester didn't need... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:30:22 EST Giles named to All-Conference team Carroll County may not have had the best boys' basketball season this year, but there is no disputing the fact that senior Winston Giles is a winner – both on and off the court. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:15:25 EST Woolwine indicted for second-degree murder The men charged in a pair of separate 2014 incidents in Cana – a hit-and-run traffic accident that claimed the life of a 4-year-old, and a shooting incident – were both indicted Monday by a Carroll County Grand Jury. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:15:23 EST Car slams into Woodlawn Post Office, causes extensive damage The Woodlawn Post Office will most likely be closed tonight and tomorrow after suffering extensive damage Tuesday afternoon. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:10:23 EST Performance Peterbilt opens in Fancy Gap FANCY GAP — The operators of Performance Peterbilt of Southwest Virginia will tell you location and tradition are two of the major components drawing the new company to Fancy Gap. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:00:21 EST Four Lady Cavs honored After a 16-win season and a trip to the Conference 24 semifinals, Carroll County's girls' basketball team has been honored with four selections to the All-Conference 24 team. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:23 EST Fire destroys Woodlawn home A Woodlawn home was completely destroyed by fire early Monday morning. Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:30:22 EST Board punts on Planning Commission appointment Neither Billy Mitchell nor any other candidate will be appointed to the Carroll County Planning Commission for the next several months. Sun, 15 Mar 2015 13:10:21 EST Pipers Gap Rescue celebrating milestone, new building Having celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, the Pipers Gap Rescue Squad continues to move forward into the future as it is currently in the process of constructing a new station on Glendale Road. Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:05:21 EST Fatal house fire ruled an accident Carroll County Sheriff J. B. Gardner advised on Friday afternoon that the March 5th fatal house fire that took the lives of three young children on Glendale Road has been officially ruled an accident. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:15:21 EST