The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:18:40 EST 1800 Crowder earns position on High Point University’s photo staff http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151118455/Crowder-earns-position-on-High-Point-Universitys-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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151486673/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151469272/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151446237/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151427599/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151325162/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151299559/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151346499/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151306001/HVFD-receives-$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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151319562/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151316455/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151149418/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151116490/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151181176/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 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151161774/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 TCRH welcomes 2015 New Year’s Baby http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151119864/TCRH-welcomes-2015-New-Years-Baby Twin County Regional Hospital (TCRH) recently welcomed the first baby of 2015. Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:41:09 EST Campbell to co-sponsor bill to keep training center open http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151147385/Campbell-to-co-sponsor-bill-to-keep-training-center-open Delegate Jeff Campbell hopes to tackle several public safety issues as well as continue the fight to keep the Southwest Virginia Training Center open when the Virginia House of Delegates convenes for its General Assembly session beginning Jan. Fri, 9 Jan 2015 15:13:06 EST Isom sentenced to 10 years in prison for role in Frazier’s death http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151147479/Isom-sentenced-to-10-years-in-prison-for-role-in-Fraziers-death Whitney Lee Isom was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Carroll County Circuit Court Judge Brett Geisler on Jan. 7. for her role in the 2013 shooting death of Kevin Heath Frazier. Thu, 8 Jan 2015 16:04:04 EST Barr and The Mastertones to perform in Mount Airy http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151053021/Barr-and-The-Mastertones-to-perform-in-Mount-Airy The Blue Ridge Music Center and 88.5 FM WFDD-Public Radio for the Piedmont are teaming up with radio show host Paul Brown for Across The Blue Ridge - Old Sounds, New Trails, a series of roots and traditional music concerts in cities across the North... Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:23:34 EST State Police trying to locate sex offender http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/151115593/State-Police-trying-to-locate-sex-offender The Virginia State Police Sex Offender Unit is asking for the public's help in locating a sex offender who has failed to re-register with the Virginia State Police. Thu, 8 Jan 2015 10:16:09 EST