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Tuesday Aug 19 | The Carroll News

Blackout at old town jail promises to provide chills and thrills

Ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night will make an early appearance in Hillsville this season when The Barn Crew's Blackout opens for the stout of heart in the old Hillsville jail on Mill Street.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Carroll News

Congressman impressed by ground-breaking STEM Lab

Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsCongressman Morgan Griffith visited the new STEM Lab for Agriculture on Friday at Carroll County High School, the first of its kind in the U.S. Here, Griffith is pictured with CCHS FFA Officers, from left: Shane Sizemore, Ethan Edwards, Sam Dalton, Justin Light, Madison Burnette, Haleigh Davis.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hillsville, VA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Carroll fair starts Wednesday

The area county fair season begins Wednesday, when the annual Carroll County Agricultural Fair gets under way on the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Farmer's Market in Hillsville.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hillsville, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Drama 'To Catch the Allens' opens tonight

Local Playwright Frank Levering used this edition of the Memoirs of Sidna Allen, "A True Narrative of What Really Happened in Hillsville," as one source of inspiration for the play "To Catch the Allens," which will debut at the Cherry Orchard Theater tonight at 7 p.m. The play is based on the events after the historic courthouse shooting in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA, Theater, Arts, Ararat, VA

The Carroll News

Carroll County Ag Fair begins Aug. 20

The annual Carroll County Agricultural Fair gets underway Wednesday, Aug. 20, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 24 on the grounds of the Southwest Virginia Farmer's Market in Hillsville.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hillsville, VA, Events

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Carroll News

Hicks elected chairman of Carroll County IDA

Barry Hicks has been elected chairman of the Carroll County Industrial Development Authority after the death of former Chairman Richard Slate Sr. on July 12. Hicks, who resides in Hillsville with his wife Patricia, has been a very involved member of the IDA since his appointment to the Authority in 2005.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Suspect who ran from Hillsville police back in custody

A Hillsville man will now face charges of felony escape after running from authorities Friday while being served a warrant at the Carroll County Governmental Complex.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Carroll News

Cana man seriously injured in wreck

Photo courtesy of David YoungJessie James Hawks, 29, was driving a 1998 Chevy Tahoe north on U.S. 52 when he ran off the road to the right and went down a steep embankment before the vehicle hit a tree about 100 feet off the road.

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Related Topix: Cana, VA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Carroll News

Hillsville man apprehended after running from police

Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsCarroll County Resource Officer Kevin Kemp takes Arless Lynn Dalton Jr. into custody Friday after Dalton ran from the Carroll County Governmental Center, where he was being served a warrant for a felony shoplifting charge.

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Related Topix: Hillsville, VA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Carroll News

CCHS opens nation's first STEM Lab for Agriculture

The new fully-equipped STEM Lab for Agriculture at Carroll County High School is the first of its kind nationally.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Carroll News

From tragedy to triumph

Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner presents $500 scholarships to, from left: Justin Campbell, Nikki Tobler, Rebekah Morgan, Austin Horton, and Anastasia Stanley on Thursday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Carroll News

Juvenile charged in wreck that injures sibling2:52 pm

A 15-year-old male juvenile has been charged with reckless driving and driving without a license after crashing a vehicle Saturday night in the Laurel community of Carroll County.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Carroll News

Rain blamed for chain of accidents on I-7711:16 am

A vehicle that hydroplaned and left the scene is being blamed for a series of accidents early Friday morning on Interstate 77 in Carroll County that left traffic backed up for several miles.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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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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

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