The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:51:55 EST 1800 CCHS has 31 students named to all-district chorus The 31 members of the Carroll County High School Chorus earning all-district honors were recognized during the Carroll County School Board meeting on Dec. 9. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:09:05 EST Thompson wins county’s Geography Bee Jackson Thompson, son of Charles and Monica Thompson, was crowned Carroll County Public Schools Geography Bee champion during competition on Dec. 4. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:25:06 EST IDA agrees to pay Carroll nearly $1.4 million$1.4-million The Carroll County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) has agreed to pay the Carroll County Board of Supervisors nearly $1.4 million on two ongoing economic development projects in the county. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:13:04 EST Carroll to present special Polar Express showing Dec. 20 The Carroll County Parks and Recreation Department will host a special holiday treat for county residents Dec. 20 at Woodlawn School. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:14:03 EST ‘I’m the meanest piece of meat to ever walk on earth’ It started with the phone calls. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:13:06 EST Carroll one of 13 counties honored nationally HILLSVILLE – Carroll County recently received special recognition by the National Association of Counties (NACo) for encouraging entrepreneurship and job growth. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:56:04 EST Carroll investigating vandalism at Woodlawn School The Carroll County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a recent case of vandalism at Woodlawn School that left behind an estimated amount of $5,000 worth of damages. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:41:03 EST Gunman flees arrest before capture in Cana The Carroll County Sheriff's Office arrested an armed man Tuesday in Cana after he allegedly threatened officers after they tried to serve arrest warrants on him. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:00:08 EST CJ’s gift keeps on giving In the nine short months he lived, Katy and Greg Dunn's son, CJ, always had a huge smile on his face. Three years after his unthinkable death in a tragic accident, CJ continues to bring smiles to the faces of hundreds of children throughout... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:04:03 EST Lundy graduates Virginia State Police Academy Daniel Lundy graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy 122nd Basic session on Nov. 21 and began his first assignment on Nov. 24 in Rockbridge County. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:13:10 EST Autistic youth hoping for Christmas cards this holiday There were no PlayStations, no new televisions, no pony or unicorn, but one area youth had her 2013 Christmas wish granted – one that has continued to give all year long. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:03:05 EST Wagg indicted in Aug. shooting incident A Carroll County Grand Jury handed down 103 indictments Monday to a total of 46 people. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:52:04 EST Carter Home to hold Christmas open house Dec. 13-14 The Hale-Wilkinson-Carter Home Foundation will be holding its first Christmas Open House on Dec. 13-14. The open house runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:50:05 EST Golden Harvest shutting its doors after 31 years The Golden Harvest Thrift Shop opened its doors 31 years ago, but by the end of the year the store that so many people from Carroll and surrounding counties have relied on will be out of business. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:17:17 EST Shoney’s headquarters moving to Hillsville The words Hillsville and corporate headquarters don't normally go together in a sentence. However, thanks to Brian Spencer that is about to change. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:16:08 EST Carroll Retired Teachers to meet Dec. 12 Carroll County Retired Teachers Association will meet Friday, December 12 at the Carroll County High School in Hillsville for lunch prepared by Susan Rose's Food Preparation Class. The cost of the meal is $7.50. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:30:07 EST Ararat man facing numerous charges in Cana crime spree An Ararat, Va. man is facing multiple charges after allegedly breaking into a Cana convenience store and stealing a pair of vehicles on the same day in Cana. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:36:04 EST Hillsville’s Christmas Celebration Impressive The float winners for the Hillsville Christmas Parade have been announced. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 13:32:03 EST Nuckolls earns rank of Eagle Scout Denver Nuckolls, of Troop 188, was honored during worship service at First United Methodist Church for finishing the requirements for Eagle Scout. The Eagle Scout rank is the Boy Scouts of America's highest rank, earned by less than 4% of... Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:13:06 EST Young, Fancy Gap Auction donation to benefit National Junior Honors Society David Young, Hillsville town councilman from the Pipers Gap District and owner of Fancy Gap Auction, presented $500 to the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at Carroll County Middle School (CCMS) during the council's meeting on Nov. Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:06:05 EST