Harvest Festival a big success

Submitted photo Hillsville Mayor Greg Crowder presents a plaque to The Spice Girlz at the conclusion of Saturday’s Historic Chili Shootout. The team won both the Judges’ Pick and People’s Choice awards for their chili. -
Keith Vaughan mans the pumpkin cannon Saturday that caught the eye and awe alike of visitors to Saturday’s Harvest Festival in Hillsville. -
Aniello Palumbo and Stan Bradley of 508 North Brews & Co. were one of several teams that participated in Saturday’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Winners of the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout were: Best booth - Harry’s Chili Potters; Cornbread - Soul Sisters Salsa. Fire in the Hole Chili event: 1st Judge’s pick - The Spice Girlz; 2nd Judge’s - Harry’s Chili Potters; 3rd Judge’s - Fire in the Hole; 1st People’s Choice - The Spice Girlz; 2nd People’s Choice- Soul Sisters; 3rd People’s Choice - Howlett Street Outlaws (#2). -
Cody Palmer of Mount Airy, N.C. takes part in the cornhole tournament Saturday that was featured along with the town’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Palmer said he came just across the state line to compete in the cornhole tournament. - -
Shannon Goad and Katrina Knapp are the last two judges to judge chili on Saturday in the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. - -
Allen Worrell/The Carroll News The Harvest Festival brought a large crowd to downtown Hillsville on Saturday. Encompassing the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout and the Carroll County Pumpkin Festival at the same time has become a great way for the Town to bring in young and old visitors alike. Enjoying the Pumpkin Festival on Saturday are from left: Bryleigh McMillian, Khloe Ratliff, Laken Nester, Nathaniel Ratliff. More photos from Saturday are inside this edition. - -

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The Harvest Festival brought a large crowd to downtown Hillsville on Saturday. Encompassing the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout and the Carroll County Pumpkin Festival at the same time has become a great way for the Town to bring in young and old visitors alike. Enjoying the Pumpkin Festival on Saturday are from left: Bryleigh McMillian, Khloe Ratliff, Laken Nester, Nathaniel Ratliff. More photos from Saturday are inside this edition.

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Hillsville Mayor Greg Crowder presents a plaque to The Spice Girlz at the conclusion of Saturday’s Historic Chili Shootout. The team won both the Judges’ Pick and People’s Choice awards for their chili.

Keith Vaughan mans the pumpkin cannon Saturday that caught the eye and awe alike of visitors to Saturday’s Harvest Festival in Hillsville.

Aniello Palumbo and Stan Bradley of 508 North Brews & Co. were one of several teams that participated in Saturday’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Winners of the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout were: Best booth – Harry’s Chili Potters; Cornbread – Soul Sisters Salsa. Fire in the Hole Chili event: 1st Judge’s pick – The Spice Girlz; 2nd Judge’s – Harry’s Chili Potters; 3rd Judge’s – Fire in the Hole; 1st People’s Choice – The Spice Girlz; 2nd People’s Choice- Soul Sisters; 3rd People’s Choice – Howlett Street Outlaws (#2).

Cody Palmer of Mount Airy, N.C. takes part in the cornhole tournament Saturday that was featured along with the town’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Palmer said he came just across the state line to compete in the cornhole tournament.

Shannon Goad and Katrina Knapp are the last two judges to judge chili on Saturday in the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout.

Submitted photo Hillsville Mayor Greg Crowder presents a plaque to The Spice Girlz at the conclusion of Saturday’s Historic Chili Shootout. The team won both the Judges’ Pick and People’s Choice awards for their chili.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_ChiliWinners2.jpgSubmitted photo Hillsville Mayor Greg Crowder presents a plaque to The Spice Girlz at the conclusion of Saturday’s Historic Chili Shootout. The team won both the Judges’ Pick and People’s Choice awards for their chili.

Keith Vaughan mans the pumpkin cannon Saturday that caught the eye and awe alike of visitors to Saturday’s Harvest Festival in Hillsville.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_FestivalCannon.jpgKeith Vaughan mans the pumpkin cannon Saturday that caught the eye and awe alike of visitors to Saturday’s Harvest Festival in Hillsville.

Aniello Palumbo and Stan Bradley of 508 North Brews & Co. were one of several teams that participated in Saturday’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Winners of the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout were: Best booth – Harry’s Chili Potters; Cornbread – Soul Sisters Salsa. Fire in the Hole Chili event: 1st Judge’s pick – The Spice Girlz; 2nd Judge’s – Harry’s Chili Potters; 3rd Judge’s – Fire in the Hole; 1st People’s Choice – The Spice Girlz; 2nd People’s Choice- Soul Sisters; 3rd People’s Choice – Howlett Street Outlaws (#2).
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_FestivalChili.jpgAniello Palumbo and Stan Bradley of 508 North Brews & Co. were one of several teams that participated in Saturday’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Winners of the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout were: Best booth – Harry’s Chili Potters; Cornbread – Soul Sisters Salsa. Fire in the Hole Chili event: 1st Judge’s pick – The Spice Girlz; 2nd Judge’s – Harry’s Chili Potters; 3rd Judge’s – Fire in the Hole; 1st People’s Choice – The Spice Girlz; 2nd People’s Choice- Soul Sisters; 3rd People’s Choice – Howlett Street Outlaws (#2).

Cody Palmer of Mount Airy, N.C. takes part in the cornhole tournament Saturday that was featured along with the town’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Palmer said he came just across the state line to compete in the cornhole tournament.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_FestivalCornhole.jpgCody Palmer of Mount Airy, N.C. takes part in the cornhole tournament Saturday that was featured along with the town’s Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout. Palmer said he came just across the state line to compete in the cornhole tournament.

Shannon Goad and Katrina Knapp are the last two judges to judge chili on Saturday in the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_FestivalJudging.jpgShannon Goad and Katrina Knapp are the last two judges to judge chili on Saturday in the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout.

Allen Worrell/The Carroll News The Harvest Festival brought a large crowd to downtown Hillsville on Saturday. Encompassing the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout and the Carroll County Pumpkin Festival at the same time has become a great way for the Town to bring in young and old visitors alike. Enjoying the Pumpkin Festival on Saturday are from left: Bryleigh McMillian, Khloe Ratliff, Laken Nester, Nathaniel Ratliff. More photos from Saturday are inside this edition.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/web1_FestivalPumpkin.jpgAllen Worrell/The Carroll News The Harvest Festival brought a large crowd to downtown Hillsville on Saturday. Encompassing the Historic Hillsville Chili Shootout and the Carroll County Pumpkin Festival at the same time has become a great way for the Town to bring in young and old visitors alike. Enjoying the Pumpkin Festival on Saturday are from left: Bryleigh McMillian, Khloe Ratliff, Laken Nester, Nathaniel Ratliff. More photos from Saturday are inside this edition.