Sheriff’s Office arrests four

Sheriff’s Office arrests four

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals in two separate cases from June 12-14.On Thursday, June 14 at approximately 5:15 a...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Missing boy found in Indiana; two arrests made

Missing boy found in Indiana; two arrests made

The 6-year-old boy Carroll County authorities had been searching for since June 8 has been located and two arrests have been in connection with the ca...

June 16th, 2018 |  


Nuckolls Drug looking forward to June 16 re-opening

Nuckolls Drug looking forward to June 16 re-opening

You’d think a business established in Hillsville in 1896 would pretty much have a “been here and seen a whole lotta things” attitude...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Local veteran meets General Patton’s grandson

Local veteran meets General Patton’s grandson

On June 6, Norman Goad of Hillsville, World War II veteran, VFW Post 1115 Chaplain Emeritus, and Pastor of Shady Grove Community Church, had a surpris...

June 14th, 2018 |  


School board releases personnel actions from June 12 meeting

The following personnel recommendations were taken by the Carroll County School Board at its June 12 meeting:I. Administrative Personnel A. Resignatio...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Carroll authorities working missing child case

Carroll authorities working missing child case

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is currently working a missing child case.According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, on Friday, June ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Time capsule draws large crowd

Time capsule draws large crowd

A large crowd was on hand June 9 to view the contents of the 1968 time capsule displayed in the Carroll County Historical Society Museum. Tom Jackson,...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Child struck by car on Glendale Road

A small child was injured in connection with a pedestrian accident Saturday on Glendale Road in Carroll County. According to information from the Virg...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Carroll announces first company to locate at Wildwood

Carroll announces first company to locate at Wildwood

S&S Transporters (S&S), represented by founder W. Scott Frye and senior leader W. Alex Frye and the Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Carroll students learning at grad school levels

Carroll students learning at grad school levels

The topics sound like graduate projects at Virginia Tech or Johns Hopkins University – Feeding a Cow in Space and Genetic Probing and the uses i...

May 31st, 2018 |  


Holocaust survivor speaks to CCHS students on Memorial Day

Holocaust survivor speaks to CCHS students on Memorial Day

Students at Carroll County High School were treated to a non-traditional Memorial Day assembly Monday, but it was one those in attendance are not like...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Carroll man dies in Grayson Co. wreck

Carroll man dies in Grayson Co. wreck

Virginia State Police Trooper J.E. Tilson is investigating a fatal crash in Grayson County. The crash occurred Sunday, May 27 at 6:15 p.m., on Route 9...

May 28th, 2018 |  


Adams-Parker is named to Assistant Superintendent post

Adams-Parker is named to Assistant Superintendent post

Carroll County Public Schools announced Dr. Beverly Adams-Parker as Assistant Superintendent following a special meeting held on May 24.According to i...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Lady Cavs beat Bassett in regional opener

Lady Cavs beat Bassett in regional opener

The Lady Cavaliers advanced to the Region 4D semifinals following a 6-5 victory in seven innings over Bassett on May 23 in Hillsville.Carroll’s ...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Commonwealth Leadership team treats associates to picnic

Commonwealth Leadership team treats associates to picnic

Commonwealth Senior Living’s Senior Leadership Team showed they were Renaissance men on May 3 when they fired up the barbecue and celebrated Hil...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Teachers helped Golden Cavaliers be themselves

Teachers helped Golden Cavaliers be themselves

The dominant theme at the sixth annual Golden Cavalier & Cavalier Spirit Banquet held on May 17 in the Carroll County High School Media Center was...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


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 |