NEWS


Driver from April police chase in Carroll indicted

Driver from April police chase in Carroll indicted

A Michigan man charged with four felonies after a high-speed chase in Hillsville that ended with the suspect ramming a Hillsville Police Department ve...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Two local drivers injured in weekend crash in Cana

A two-car collision Saturday resulted in two being transported from the accident scene for treatment of what appeared to be serious injuries. Accordin...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Heritage Hall-Laurel Meadows to celebrate 25th anniversary Sept. 17

Heritage Hall-Laurel Meadows to celebrate 25th anniversary Sept. 17

Since opening in 1991, Heritage Hall-Laurel Meadows has lived by the motto “Our family exists to care for yours.” It has been that attitud...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Florida man killed in Carroll in wreck involving four rigs

Florida man killed in Carroll in wreck involving four rigs

Four tractor-trailers were involved in a wreck Wednesday that backed up traffic for several miles and claimed the life of a Florida man on Interstate ...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Laurel Fork section of U.S. 58 completed

Laurel Fork section of U.S. 58 completed

Branch Highways has finished widening an 8.2-mile segment that crosses Carroll, Floyd and Patrick counties and moves the Commonwealth closer to comple...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Hillsville remembers 9/11

Hillsville remembers 9/11

Hillsville’s 9/11 Ceremony on Sunday used the stories of four victims to underscore citizens will at some point be a student, a teacher or a lea...

September 14th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


3:45 pm
Updated: 3:45 pm. |    
Carroll netters rally past Pulaski
A familiar tune

A familiar tune

Just as they have for the past 30 years, Carroll County football fans had a vested interest in Virginia Tech football on Saturday.But instead of rooti...

September 5th, 2016 updated: September 5th, 2016. |  


Late pick lifts Devils past Carroll

Late pick lifts Devils past Carroll

Tanner McPherson’s interception near the goal line helped Grayson County stave off a furious Carroll County rally Friday in a 21-17 win over the...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Floyd outlasts Cavs in season opener

Floyd outlasts Cavs in season opener

It seemed like every time something went right for Carroll County, something bad followed Friday in a 28-6 loss to Floyd County in the season opener i...

August 27th, 2016 |  


CWC Tigersharks finish best season in program history

CWC Tigersharks finish best season in program history

Thanks to a new high school swim program and a strong group of youth participants, the future appears to be bright for swimming in Carroll County.With...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Galax tops Cavs with strong second half

Galax tops Cavs with strong second half

Carroll County went toe-to-toe with defending 1A state champion Galax on Friday for a half, but in the end the Maroon Tide were just too big and too s...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Whittington remembered as one of Carroll’s greatest coaches

Whittington remembered as one of Carroll’s greatest coaches

One of the greatest coaches in Carroll County High School sports history has moved on to the great ballgame in the sky.Robin Whittington, who coached ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Much respect for Beamer

I read with much interest the recently published article entitled Beamer’s Retirement Emotional for HHS Classmates, and the editorial entitled B...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Beamer deserves better

Beamer deserves better

Normally this space is reserved for coverage of Virginia Tech’s home football games. By now, if you don’t know the Hokies lost 45-43 in fo...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Lucky to have known ‘Lucky’

Lucky to have known ‘Lucky’

Though I never had the pleasure of working with William Daly Woodyard during his 24-year career with The Carroll News, “Lucky,” as he was ...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Stand for something

Stand for something

“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.”This line kept sticking in my head this week as I began to write a co...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Sleepless nights and poopie diapers – the joy of fatherhood

Sleepless nights and poopie diapers – the joy of fatherhood

About a month ago I wrote about turning 40. Today, I write about another life milestone – the birth of my second son, and third child.Our lives ...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


Freedom of Speech is dead

Freedom of Speech is dead

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July 14th, 2015 |  


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