The Carroll News- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS http://thecarrollnews.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:04:08 EST 1800 Galax man charged with attempted murder http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50364040/Galax-man-charged-with-attempted-murder A Galax man has been charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder and several other charges after allegedly firing a weapon at a vehicle in the Food City Parking lot Wednesday in Galax. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:36:13 EST Friends of Hillsville looking for new members, ideas http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50275025/Friends-of-Hillsville-looking-for-new-members-ideas The Friends of Hillsville, a recently formed non-profit community organization, is looking for new members who wish to promote, preserve and enhance the Town of Hillsville and the quality of life of its citizens and visitors. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:24:10 EST Blackout at old town jail promises to provide chills and thrills http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50275555/Blackout-at-old-town-jail-promises-to-provide-chills-and-thrills Ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night will make an early appearance in Hillsville this season when The Barn Crew's Blackout opens for the stout of heart in the old Hillsville jail on Mill... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:20:08 EST Congressman impressed by ground-breaking STEM Lab http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50303847/Congressman-impressed-by-ground-breaking-STEM-Lab Ninth District Congressman Morgan Griffith visited Carroll County High School on Friday to get a first-hand look at the nation's first STEM Lab for Agriculture. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:36:13 EST Hillsville man charged in Henry County robbery http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50297708/Hillsville-man-charged-in-Henry-County-robbery A Hillsville man has been charged with the robbery of a grocery store in Henry County. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:22:03 EST Carroll County Ag Fair begins Aug. 20 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50193116/Carroll-County-Ag-Fair-begins-Aug.-20 HILLSVILLE – The annual Carroll County Agricultural Fair gets underway Wednesday, Aug. 20, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 24 on the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Farmer's Market in Hillsville. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:45:04 EST Hicks elected chairman of Carroll County IDA http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50210933/Hicks-elected-chairman-of-Carroll-County-IDA Barry Hicks has been elected chairman of the Carroll County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) after the death of former Chairman Richard Slate Sr. on July 12. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:28:06 EST “To Catch the Allens” set for weekend performances at Cherry Orchard Theatre http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50167822/To-Catch-the-Allens-set-for-weekend-performances-at-Cherry-Orchard-Theatre The story about the manhunt for the Allens and their kin following the deadly shootout at the Carroll County Courthouse in 1912 will be brought to life in a new play “To Catch the Allens.” Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:03:05 EST Pepsi truck crashes into home http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50246846/Pepsi-truck-crashes-into-home No one was injured when a Pepsi-Cola truck plowed into the living room of a house on U.S. 58, just short of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, on Monday morning. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:45:04 EST Cana man seriously injured in wreck http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50223128/Cana-man-seriously-injured-in-wreck Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a single-vehicle car crash that seriously injured a Cana man Tuesday, August 5 in the southern part of Carroll County. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:03:03 EST County votes against salary increase http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50124637/County-votes-against-salary-increase Employees of the Commissioner of the Revenue's Office will not get a requested salary increase after three different motions were voted down July 14 by the Carroll County Board of Supervisors. Sat, 9 Aug 2014 11:08:05 EST Hillsville man apprehended after running from police http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50220692/Hillsville-man-apprehended-after-running-from-police A Hillsville man will now face charges of felony escape after running from authorities Friday while being served a warrant at the Carroll County Governmental Complex. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:48:13 EST Hillsville man apprehended after running from police http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50221521/Hillsville-man-apprehended-after-running-from-police A Hillsville man will now face charges of felony escape after running from authorities Friday while being served a warrant at the Carroll County Governmental Complex. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 13:46:09 EST Organizational meetings set for Christian Family Fun Day http://thecarrollnews.com/news/church/50211589/Organizational-meetings-set-for-Christian-Family-Fun-Day The annual Christian Family Fun Day, which is set to be held September 20 in Hillsville this year, has several organization meetings set up prior to the event. Everyone from all denominations are welcome to attend these meetings as well as the... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 15:22:08 EST CCHS opens nation’s first STEM Lab for Agriculture http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50206433/CCHS-opens-nations-first-STEM-Lab-for-Agriculture Carroll County has deep seeded roots in Agriculture with farm production and Agriculture providing the largest Economic sector. In recognizing the importance of Agriculture to the citizens and to the well-being of the community as a whole, the Carroll... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 12:13:08 EST From tragedy to triumph http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50070405/From-tragedy-to-triumph Three lives were tragically lost Easter Sunday 2013 on Interstate 77 in Fancy Gap in a 95-vehicle pileup. After witnessing the massive amount of emergency personnel that responded that day, Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner started thinking about... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 16:13:05 EST Juvenile charged in wreck that injures sibling http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50172117/Juvenile-charged-in-wreck-that-injures-sibling A 15-year-old male juvenile has been charged with reckless driving and driving without a license after crashing a vehicle Saturday night in the Laurel community of Carroll County. Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:52:07 EST Hillsville man killed in moped accident http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50166470/Hillsville-man-killed-in-moped-accident A Hillsville man was killed at the scene of an accident in Hillsville on Monday when his moped struck a logging truck. Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:38:04 EST Annual Old Fiddlers’ Convention draws musicians from around the world http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50057183/Annual-Old-Fiddlers-Convention-draws-musicians-from-around-the-world Musicians from all over the world will be arriving in Galax over the next few days for the 79th annual Old Fiddlers' Convention, the world's oldest and largest such event. Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:31:06 EST Rain blamed for chain of accidents on I-77 http://thecarrollnews.com/news/home_top-news/50144632/Rain-blamed-for-chain-of-accidents-on-I-77 A vehicle that hydroplaned and left the scene is being blamed for a series of accidents early Friday morning on Interstate 77 in Carroll County that left traffic backed up for several miles. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 11:16:09 EST