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Saturday | The Carroll News

Copeland named Citizen of the Month for July11:01 am

Bill "Doc" Copeland, who has been a fixture in Hillsville for the past 49 years, has been tabbed Citizen of the Month for July by Laurel Fork Councilman Greg Yonce during the July 14 town council meeting.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA, Laurel Fork, VA, Home Listing, Home

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Carroll News

Larrowe's persistence praised in Vanguard's move to Carroll12:01 pm

As it started to look for a locality to expand its operation, Virginia was the last place on the mind of Vanguard Furniture.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cybergrass

Back Step Old Time Band at Carter Fold Saturday

Backstep performs old time stringband music in the "Round Peak style" native to Mount Airy, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Hiltons, VA

The Carroll News

New Carroll school supply lists aim to save parents money1:42 pm | 0

Parents of Carroll County students hoping to save money on school supplies this year probably do not want to go by the school supply lists already available at Walmart in Galax.

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Related Topix: Galax, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Carroll News

Granny Bear still on the job at 84

Although the general public might not be familiar with a lady known as "Granny Bear," the truckers who used to ignore the law and drive down Fancy Gap Mountain sure were.

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Related Topix: Fancy Gap, VA, Wytheville, VA, Cana, VA, Hillsville, VA, Galax, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Carroll News

Granny Bear still on the job at 84

Although the general public might not be familiar with a lady known as "Granny Bear," the truckers who used to ignore the law and drive down Fancy Gap Mountain sure were.

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Related Topix: Fancy Gap, VA, Wytheville, VA, Cana, VA, Hillsville, VA, Galax, VA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Carroll News

Bear sightings increasing locally

Photos courtesy of Jamie WebbThere was nothing unordinary about the morning walk Jamie Webb took around sunrise on July 8 near the Carroll County Indu... There was nothing unordinary about the morning walk Jamie Webb took around sunrise on July 8 near the Carroll County Industrial Park.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Virginia Business

Vanguard Furniture plans to bring more than 200 jobs to Carroll County

North Carolina-based Vanguard Furniture announced Tuesday plans to invest $550,000 in Carroll County to establish its first Virginia household furniture upholstery production operation.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Galax Gazette

Readers' Hotline 7/14/14

Vacated I have a question for Mayor Crowder and the Town of Hillsville. Why did Greg Bolen get two more weeks of vacation when he resigned, when he has already used his vacation for this year and several years to come? Editor's Note: Town officials confirmed the day after he resigned that Bolen had saved up a little over two weeks of vacation time.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

The Carroll News

Carroll PSA wins federal appeal

Carroll County Public Service Authority Chairman Sam Dickson announced Monday that a Federal Appeals Hearing Officer has reversed federal funding agency Rural Development's decision that the PSA improperly used funds allocated in the Fancy Gap Sewer Project for construction of the Joy Ranch Road sewer line extension.

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Related Topix: Fancy Gap, VA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Carroll News

Special edition of Chronicles showcases Thunder in the Hills play

Whether you had the chance to see it or not, the Spring 2014 edition of Carroll County Chronicles brings the Thunder in the Hills play about the 1912 ... Included in the double edition are interviews with most of the cast and crew of the 2014 edition of the Thunder in the Hills play.

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Related Topix: Fancy Gap, VA

The Carroll News

Joyce hired as principal at Dublin Middle School

Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsAfter five years as an assistant principal at Carroll County High School and five years of teaching experience in Carrol... After spending his entire career in education in the Carroll County Public School Division, Adam Joyce has crossed the county line to begin his new role as principal at Dublin Middle School in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pulaski County, VA, Woodlawn, VA, Pulaski, VA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Carroll News

Carroll native headed to Harvard

Carroll County native Sam Turner recently moved to Boston, Mass., where he will enter Harvard's Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Prog... He graduated from high school at the age of 16. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a Medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, US Military, US Navy, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Carroll News

Nearly 20 pounds of marijuana seized in Fancy Gap

Approximately 20 pounds of marijuana and three firearms were seized after a search at a Fancy Gap residence June 25. Approximately 20 pounds of marijuana and three firearms were seized after a search at a Fancy Gap residence June 25. According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, members of the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and the Twin County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Fancy Gap, VA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Carroll News

Open Table Ministry in need of donations

The Open Table ministry, which has been preparing and serving meals for those homebound or less fortunate for the past 16 years, is running short of funds.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA, Fancy Gap, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Carroll News

Friends of Allen House formed to help with historic home restoration

A new group has formed in hopes of raising funds to restore Carroll County's most famous home.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Fancy Gap, VA, Hillsville, VA

The Carroll News

Text-to-911 anticipated locally in next two years

Justin Wooden and Dawn Jones busy at work recently at the Twin County E-911 Regional Dispatch Center in Galax.

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Related Topix: Galax, VA, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Carroll News

Former airport manager indicted for embezzlement

A former airport manager of the Twin County Airport has been indicted for allegedly embezzling over $11,000 in public funds from the Twin County Airport Commission.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Carroll News

Stuckert charged with rape, attempted sodomy of juvenile

A Hillsville woman is facing charges of rape and attempted sodomy with a 15-year-old juvenile she was babysitting at her residence in Laurel Ridge Apartments.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

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