Governor to make announcement in Carroll

By Allen Worrell -

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to appear in Carroll County on Thursday, October 19 for an economic development announcement.

According to an invitation sent out by Carroll County government officials, McAuliffe will join Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Dr. Basil Gooden “for an important economic development announcement on Thursday, October 19 at 1 p.m. at 227 Industrial Park Drive in Hillsville.”

Carroll County Board of Supervisors’ Vice Chairman Robbie McCraw brought up the economic development announcement Monday night during the board’s October meeting.

“We do have an economic development announcement on Thursday at the Industrial Park,” McCraw said. “The Governor will be here to make an announcement and I would like for anybody that can to attend.”

McCraw was filling in at Monday’s meeting for Carroll County Board of Supervisors’ Chairman Bob Martin, who was unable to attend the meeting due to a recent injury. Visit or go to The Carroll News’ Facebook page on Thursday to find details about the annoucement.

Allen Worrell can be reached at (276) 779-4062 or on Twitter@AWorrellTCN
McAuliffe set to visit Carroll on Thursday for economic development announcement

By Allen Worrell