The Carroll News- RSS Feed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:02:32 EST 1800 Carilion Family Medicine adds doctor, seeing new patients Carilion Family Medicine, which has been open since March, will be expanding its services, thanks to the addition of Dr. Greg Shawvner. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Copeland named Citizen of the Month for July Bill “Doc” Copeland, who has been a fixture in Hillsville for the past 49 years, has been tabbed Citizen of the Month for July by Laurel Fork Councilman Greg Yonce during the July 14 town council meeting. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Larrowe’s persistence praised in Vanguard’s move to Carroll As it started to look for a locality to expand its operation, Virginia was the last place on the mind of Vanguard Furniture. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Carroll News print edition has new look The print edition of The Carroll News now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eighty participate in Carroll Volleyball Camp Photos by Allen Worrell/The Carroll News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll man killed in American Mirror accident A 37-year-old Carroll County man died at the scene of an accident Wednesday at American Mirror in Galax. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Galax-Carroll Relay for Life set for July 25 Walkers will go around the track in the battle against cancer when the 2014 American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of the City of Galax and Carroll County gets underway with teams of residents gathering at Carroll County High School on July 25th... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New Carroll school supply lists aim to save parents money Parents of Carroll County students hoping to save money on school supplies this year probably do not want to go by the school supply lists already available at Walmart in Galax. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sloss has positive outlook for Carroll football Although Carroll County's football team has won just seven games over the past three seasons, new head coach Eddie Sloss appears determined to change the attitude and culture within the football program. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Watch out for the robots Hey, aren't robots great? Just watch any science fiction movie or TV show, or, better yet, read a book, and you will find robots can do just about anything. I mean they can prepare meals, drive a car, lift heavy things, solve difficult math... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Governor announces 250 new jobs for Grayson County RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Core Health & Fitness LLC, a leader in developing and marketing advanced strength and cardio equipment for the fitness industry, will invest $2 million to expand the former Med-Fit operation in... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today The Carroll News is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman charged with DUI after crashing over embankment An Alabama woman has been charged with DUI and reckless driving after she crashed her vehicle over a steep embankment Sunday evening in Hillsville and had to be airlifted from the scene. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman airlifted Sunday from Coon Ridge wreck An out-of-state woman was airlifted Sunday evening following a one-vehicle accident in the Coon Ridge section of Carroll County. The vehicle lost control and ran off the road to the left over a steep embankment on U.S. 52. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Carroll Public Library holds cookout Face and body painting was one of the most enjoyed activities by children at Carroll County Public Library's cookout on July 9. The cookout also included games, storytelling and, of course, hot dogs. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Vaughn, Healing Hearts offering support to addicts, their families Darlene Vaughn, a substance abuse counselor with the Mount Rogers Community Service Board, called drug addiction in the Twin County area a “pandemic” following a meeting of the Hillsville Presbyterian Church's Healing Hearts, a... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Long-time pastor, VFW Chaplain pens book of stories, scripture Now in his late eighties, Rev. Norman Goad has released his first book, “A WWII Veteran's Thoughts on God, Chicken Necks, and the VFW.” Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Granny Bear still on the job at 84 Although the general public might not be familiar with a lady known as “Granny Bear,” the truckers who used to ignore the law and drive down Fancy Gap Mountain sure were. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Desert island playlist I recently read an article that asked the question “If you were stranded on a desert island, what 10 albums would you choose to have with you?” This particular desert island has electricity, as well as a turntable and speakers, so all you... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bear sightings increasing locally There was nothing unordinary about the morning walk Jamie Webb took around sunrise on July 8 near the Carroll County Industrial Park. That was, of course, until Webb stumbled upon a pair of black bears in the middle of Hillsville, less than a mile... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST