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  1. Hillsville, Carroll working on sewer agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Carroll News

    Carroll County and the Town of Hillsville have agreed in principle to work on a solution to help keep Hillsville's sewer rates down. At the Carroll County Public Service Authority's April 13 meeting, the PSA agreed to allow Hillsville to pay for a Preliminary Engineering Report to study the possibility of having wastewater from Fancy Gap sent to Hillsville to increase the town's flows and capacities, which would in turn help lower sewer rates.

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  2. Hillsville facing significant utility increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Carroll News

    In order to for the Town of Hillsville to be complaint with a state sewer loan and to be grant-eligible for federal and state funds for water projects, the town will have to increase utility rates significantly by the year 2019. During its April 13 meeting, Hillsville Town Council was told sewer rates must increase 21.5 percent by 2019 to be complaint with state regulations, while water rates will need to nearly double in order for the town to be grant eligible.

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  3. Carroll proposes tax rate changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Carroll News

    Even though county expenditures are projected to increase by more than $2.3 million for Fiscal Year 2016, Carroll County citizens can actually expect to pay less in real estate taxes when they come due in December. That news comes with a slight catch.

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  4. Carroll proposes tax rate changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Carroll News

    Even though county expenditures are projected to increase by more than $2.3 million for Fiscal Year 2016, Carroll County citizens can actually expect to pay less in real estate taxes when they come due in December. That news comes with a slight catch.

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  5. Senator kicks off re-election campaign in Twin CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Carroll News

    Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsSenator William M. "Bill" Stanley, Jr. shakes hands with Hillsville Diner owner Mac McPeak on Friday during the kickoff for his reelection campaign. Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsSenator William M. "Bill" Stanley, Jr. shakes hands with Hillsville Diner owner Mac McPeak on Friday during the kickoff for his reelection campaign.

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  6. Harrison, Thorne donate $750 to Hillsville VFWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Carroll News

    Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsHarrison's Guns and Ammo owner Tony Harrison and John Wayne impersonator Jake Thorne present a donation of $750 to the Grover King VFW Post 1115 in Hillsville on Friday. From left: Mike Lara, Tony Harrison, VFW Senior Vice Commander Jack Easter, Jake Thorne, Marty Rivera, Doug Barnes.

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  7. Harrison, Thorne donate $750 to Hillsville VFWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Carroll News

    Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsHarrison's Guns and Ammo owner Tony Harrison and John Wayne impersonator Jake Thorne present a donation of $750 to the Grover King VFW Post 1115 in Hillsville on Friday. From left: Mike Lara, Tony Harrison, VFW Senior Vice Commander Jack Easter, Jake Thorne, Marty Rivera, Doug Barnes.

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  8. Hillsville Pentecostal to present 'The Last Days of Christ' during Easter weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Carroll News

    Photos by Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsMore than three months of preparation went into, and more than 70 cast members make up, an epic Easter play Hillsville Pentecostal Holiness Church will put on each night from April 3-5. Photos by Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsMore than three months of preparation went into, and more than 70 cast members make up, an epic Easter play Hillsville Pentecostal Holiness Church will put on each night from April 3-5.

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  9. Second Chance Prom set for April 25 at CCHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Carroll News

    File photoDave Newman, pictured with his wife Linda Newman, served as a DJ for the Second Chance Prom last year. He will also serve as DJ at this year's Second Chance Prom on April 25. File photoDave Newman, pictured with his wife Linda Newman, served as a DJ for the Second Chance Prom last year.

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  10. Fire destroys Woodlawn homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Carroll News

    According to Hillsville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Donnie Spangler, the fire happened a little after 1 a.m. at 3790 Oak Grove Road in Woodlawn at a house owned by Ellis Alley. Thankfully, Spangler said Alley was able to get out of the home unharmed.

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  11. Pipers Gap Rescue celebrating milestone, new buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Submitted graphicAn artist rendering of what the new Pipers Gap Rescue Squad building will look like when it is completed this summer on Glendale Road. Submitted graphicAn artist rendering of what the new Pipers Gap Rescue Squad building will look like when it is completed this summer on Glendale Road.

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  12. Council signals support of resolution for middle school caution lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Carroll County School Board Chairman Brian Spencer and Vice Chairman Joey Haynes talk with Hillsville Town Council members about a resolution of support for installing flashing caution lights at Carroll County Middle School. Carroll County School Board Chairman Brian Spencer and Vice Chairman Joey Haynes talk with Hillsville Town Council members about a resolution of support for installing flashing caution lights at Carroll County Middle School.

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  13. Council signals support of resolution for middle school caution lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Carroll County School Board Chairman Brian Spencer and Vice Chairman Joey Haynes talk with Hillsville Town Council members about a resolution of support for installing flashing caution lights at Carroll County Middle School. Carroll County School Board Chairman Brian Spencer and Vice Chairman Joey Haynes talk with Hillsville Town Council members about a resolution of support for installing flashing caution lights at Carroll County Middle School.

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  14. Third child dies in Galax fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsThe entire Twin Counties and Southwest Virginia are mourning the loss of three children whose lives were tragically taken from a house fire Thursday morning on Glendale Road in Galax. Allen Worrell/The Carroll NewsThe entire Twin Counties and Southwest Virginia are mourning the loss of three children whose lives were tragically taken from a house fire Thursday morning on Glendale Road in Galax.

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  15. Investigation continues in fire that claims two livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Multiple fire departments, police departments and rescue agencies worked a house fire Thursday morning on Glendale Road on the Carroll County side of Galax that left two dead and injured two others. Multiple fire departments, police departments and rescue agencies worked a house fire Thursday morning on Glendale Road on the Carroll County side of Galax that left two dead and injured two others.

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  16. Children reportedly trapped in Galax house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Multiple fire departments, police departments and rescue agencies worked a house fire Thursday morning on Glendale Road on the Carroll County side of Galax in which children were reportedly trapped inside. Multiple fire departments, police departments and rescue agencies worked a house fire Thursday morning on Glendale Road on the Carroll County side of Galax in which children were reportedly trapped inside.

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  17. Woodlawn man charged after high-speed chase, ramming police carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Carroll News

    A Woodlawn man has been charged with three felonies and multiple misdemeanors after a high-speed chase Tuesday night in which he slammed a Carroll County Sheriff's Office vehicle. According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, his office received a call at 10 p.m. on March 3 from a citizen reporting they were following a driver who was driving at a high speed and had almost hit several other cars.

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  18. The Big Bang Of Country Music set to come full circle at HoustonFest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Tourism and Music Industry representatives gathered in Galax for a press conference on February 26 to officially announce a special showcase to be presented at HoustonFest on May 1-2. The group recently announced the creation of "Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited" CD project.

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  19. Crossroads offers event to help you complete college educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Carroll News

    Sometimes life deals us an unexpected hand and goals and dreams have to be pushed to the back burner. However, now is the time to revisit your education.

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  20. Pedestrian struck, killed by tractor trailer on I-77Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Carroll News

    The Virginia State Police responded to a traffic fatality on Interstate 77 Wednesday night in Carroll County in which a pedestrian was reportedly struck by a tractor trailer. According to Virginia State Police 1st Sgt.

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