Woman charged after shooting inside Cana home

Woman charged after shooting inside Cana home

A Cana woman has been arrested on firearm and drunk in public charges after allegedly shooting into a Cana home on May 21.According to Carroll County ...

May 22nd, 2018 updated: May 22nd, 2018. |  


Carroll bus drivers seeking to have benefits restored

Carroll bus drivers seeking to have benefits restored

Carroll County bus drivers asked the Carroll County School Board to restore benefits to them and special needs aides at a May 8 regular meeting at CCH...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Beasley pleads guilty to attempted capital murder

Beasley pleads guilty to attempted capital murder

An Austinville man has pled guilty to attempted capital murder in Carroll County relating to a pair of police chases in 2016.Kevin Nelson Beasley, 28,...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Excavation of time capsule draws big crowd

Excavation of time capsule draws big crowd

After waiting 50 years, what’s another 41 days?Originally scheduled to be opened April 1 – 50 years after it was buried in 1968 to celebra...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Primland, Blue Ridge Vineyard team up for fine dining

Primland, Blue Ridge Vineyard team up for fine dining

Pairing the culinary team from its onsite restaurant with fine wines from Blue Ridge Vineyards, Primland has put together a superhero-like tandem for ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


No bomb found on I-77 in Carroll; Indiana woman could face charges

No bomb found on I-77 in Carroll; Indiana woman could face charges

An Indiana woman could possibly face charges in Carroll County after alerting authorities a bomb was in the trunk of her car Thursday after being pull...

May 10th, 2018 |  


I-77 closed in Carroll due to bomb threat

I-77 closed in Carroll due to bomb threat

According to Carroll County officials, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Hillsville Police Department and Virginia State Police are respondin...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Time capsule will evoke reflection, rememberance

Time capsule will evoke reflection, rememberance

If you live long enough, you find out “emotional distance” is an oxymoron, especially dealing with the past. Fittingly, bringing Hillsvill...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Carroll man’s petition to put prayer back in schools on way to Supreme Court

Carroll man’s petition to put prayer back in schools on way to Supreme Court

It weighs about 50 pounds and took 11 years to collect. In total, it includes more than 42,000 signatures. And now, a decade-long petition to put pray...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Time Capsule ‘Reveal’ set for May 12

Time Capsule ‘Reveal’ set for May 12

Hillsville Town Council approved a parade permit at its April 23 regular meeting which sets the Town’s Time Capsule “Reveal” date as...

May 3rd, 2018 updated: May 4th, 2018. |  


Jessup defeats Tate in Hillsville Town Council race

Jessup defeats Tate in Hillsville Town Council race

Barry L. Jessup will be the new Sulphur Springs Ward representative for Hillsville Town Council. Jessup received 54 votes with incumbent William L. Ta...

May 1st, 2018 updated: May 2nd, 2018. |  


Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges in Carroll

Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges in Carroll

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with multiple drug distribution offenses following a traffic stop on Interstate 77 in Carroll County on April 26.A...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Young racer plans tribute honoring local deputy

Young racer plans tribute honoring local deputy

One young local lawnmower racing enthusiast isn’t tanking any pit stops this season as he seeks to celebrate a connection made between himself a...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Veteran town councilman seeking another term

Veteran town councilman seeking another term

Bill Tate has seen the Town of Hillsville improve vastly during his nearly two decades serving on the Hillsville Town Council.The Sulphur Springs Dist...

April 26th, 2018 |  


N.C. man arrested on drug charges following two-state pursuit

N.C. man arrested on drug charges following two-state pursuit

A Mount Airy, N.C. man faces drug charges in Carroll County after a two-state pursuit was initiated for a stolen vehicle in the area.According to a po...

April 25th, 2018 updated: April 26th, 2018. |  


Local Earth Day stresses ‘Unity in Community’

Local Earth Day stresses ‘Unity in Community’

Earth Day participants visit with police dog “Pike.” Carroll County Sheriff K9 Service & Rescue Unit Officer David Walls had his four-...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Grants fuel ‘Book People’ effort this Spring

Grants fuel ‘Book People’ effort this Spring

While bad weather has stalled “The Book People” effort locally, grants and donations insured plenty of volumes for local children.Spokespe...

April 24th, 2018 |  


CCHS presents ‘Shrek the Musical’

CCHS presents ‘Shrek the Musical’

Carroll County Cavaliers are adding their own personal layers to”Shrek the Musical.” which is set to open on April 27 in the school audito...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Community joins Carroll students in walkout against school violence

Community joins Carroll students in walkout against school violence

It involved a small group and not a single word was spoken, but the message was clear – nothing was going to stop three Carroll County High Scho...

April 20th, 2018 updated: April 22nd, 2018. |  


Commonwealth Senior Living honored with three awards

Commonwealth Senior Living honored with three awards

If you notice a little more spring in the step of Commonwealth Senior Living staffers this week, it’s certainly not due to the weather. The grou...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Carroll native collaborating with famed rapper on new single

Carroll native collaborating with famed rapper on new single

Carroll County and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are names one would never expect to be associated with each other. Josh Burton is about to change that.Burton,...

April 19th, 2018 |  


PSA proposes sewer rate increases

The Carroll County Public Service Authority (PSA) will hold a public hearing June 11 regarding proposed sewer rate increases.Carroll County PSA Assist...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Work at Byllesby Dam will close New River portage until fall

Work at Byllesby Dam will close New River portage until fall

ROANOKE – The Byllesby portage and public boat ramp on New River will be closed effective Monday, April 30 to allow the safe completion of const...

April 19th, 2018 |  


New business offers organic spray tans

New business offers organic spray tans

By providing organic, airbrush spray tanning, Courtenay Houston is offering something unique to the area that also leaves her and her customers feelin...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Huff pleads guilty to manslaughter

Huff pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Hillsville woman has pled guilty to DUI and manslaughter in a traffic accident that claimed the life of a Meadows of Dan woman in 2016.Amanda P. Huf...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Carroll proposes budget with no tax increase

Carroll proposes budget with no tax increase

Despite many budget challenges, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors has presented a budget for Fiscal Year 2019 with no tax increase.During a budg...

April 13th, 2018 updated: April 13th, 2018. |  


Local school safety concerns aired

Local school safety concerns aired

The more than 30 participants in an April 5 Parent Connect meeting, “Creating Partnerships for School Safety,” gave the message that Carro...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Vaughan-Bassett to partner wth hosts of HGTV’s ‘Home Town’

Vaughan-Bassett to partner wth hosts of HGTV’s ‘Home Town’

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company announced today that the company will partner with Ben and Erin Napier, the hosts of HGTV&#...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Mohawk Industries expanding in Carroll

Mohawk Industries expanding in Carroll

Governor Ralph Northam announced Monday that Mohawk Industries will expand its manufacturing operation in Carroll County.The project will preserve exi...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Congresswoman chats with Carroll students

Congresswoman chats with Carroll students

From stressing the importance of hard work to fielding questions about school safety and gun control, U.S. Congressman Debbie Wasserman Schultz had th...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Fundraisers set up for CCHS principal

Fundraisers set up for CCHS principal

Having battled pulmonary hypertension for many years, Carroll County High School Principal Chuck Thompson has been awaiting a double lung transplant a...

April 5th, 2018 |  


Hillsville Time Machine

Hillsville Time Machine

To say that one is living in the past is typically an insult. For the Town of Hillsville, it will be a five-month celebration.Beginning May 12, a seri...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Wythe man jailed after chase through Galax, Carroll County

Wythe man jailed after chase through Galax, Carroll County

A Wythe County man is in jail on numerous charges after leading several law enforcement agencies on a chase through the Twin Counties and striking a p...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady provides comfort during time of need

Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady provides comfort during time of need

Losing a loved one is the hardest thing a person will have to deal with in their lifetime.Operating in Hillsville since 1952, Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Ch...

April 1st, 2018 |  


Citizen volunteers help spark downtown revitalization

Citizen volunteers help spark downtown revitalization

A relatively new group to the area, the Friends of Hillsville (FOH) recognized early on citizen volunteers can “borrow the keys” so to spe...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Life Center adapts to ever-changing face of addiction

Life Center adapts to ever-changing face of addiction

The Life Center of Galax has been helping individuals struggling with addiction for over 40 years.But like almost everything else in life, the face of...

March 30th, 2018 |  


Clark Gas & Oil donates to local missions

Clark Gas & Oil donates to local missions

Clark Gas & Oil is honored to share its success with the community it serves by contributing $10,000 to volunteer and non-profit organizations in ...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Former Carroll Co. administrator indicted on drug charge

Former Carroll Co. administrator indicted on drug charge

Former Carroll County Administrator William E. “Billy” Mitchell Jr. has been indicted in Carroll County Circuit Court for possession of a ...

March 27th, 2018 |  


N.C. man arrested for threat of school shooting followed to Hillsville Elementary

N.C. man arrested for threat of school shooting followed to Hillsville Elementary

A King, N.C. man recently charged after speaking of a desire to commit a school shooting was followed by North Carolina police into Virginia on Thursd...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s Office makes arrests for drugs, assault of officer

Sheriff’s Office makes arrests for drugs, assault of officer

While attempting to serve a probation violation and arrest warrants during separate incidents in Cana, members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s O...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Hillsville man charged with rape of juvenile with mental disabilities

Hillsville man charged with rape of juvenile with mental disabilities

A Hillsville man has been charged with numerous sexual offenses involving a juvenile with mental disabilities.On January 6, 2018, Investigator Stephen...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Students, teachers alike learn during Intercession

Students, teachers alike learn during Intercession

The Hospitality industry uses “heads in beds” as a guide. Carroll County Public Schools has its own unofficial way to guage Intercession e...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Mitchell to share Antarctica experience with public

Mitchell to share Antarctica experience with public

Teacher Fred Mitchell’s upcoming Community Presentation, “Journey To Antarctica” will be a lot of things.One thing it won’t be...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Gladeville fifth grade students take to the skies

Gladeville fifth grade students take to the skies

Airport fences were once just a boundary, not a barrier. At least that was what kids who rode their bicycles to watch the planes thought. Their always...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Galax woman charged with DUID after police chase, wreck

Galax woman charged with DUID after police chase, wreck

A Galax woman has been charged with multiple offenses including driving under the influence of drugs after leading Carroll authorities on a police cha...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Jessup to run against Tate in Hillsville election

Jessup to run against Tate in Hillsville election

Only one of the three races on the ballot will be contested in the Hillsville Town Elections on May 1.Potential candidates had until 7 p.m. on Tuesday...

March 12th, 2018 |  


HPD arrests N.C. man after I-77 chase, wreck

HPD arrests N.C. man after I-77 chase, wreck

A North Carolina man has been charged with numerous offenses after a high-speed chase in Carroll County on Tuesday involving a stolen car.According to...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Peaks to serve 22 years on drug charges

Peaks to serve 22 years on drug charges

A Hillsville man has been sentenced to serve 22 years in prison on drug charges after a hearing Friday in Carroll County Circuit Court.Late last year,...

March 6th, 2018 |  


Never Again

Never Again

A group of students at Carroll County High School are tired of the increasing number of school shootings across the nation and have decided to stand u...

March 2nd, 2018 updated: March 2nd, 2018. |  


Barter Theatre plan passes in 3-2 vote

Barter Theatre plan passes in 3-2 vote

The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners approved an agreement Thursday afternoon, by a 3-2 vote, which will bring a Barter Theatre expansion to town....

March 2nd, 2018 |