Public Safety

  • Hillsville man faces 8 charges

    HILLSVILLE — A Thursday fight at a Main Street apartment led to eight charges against a 20-year-old Hillsville man, according to authorities.
    Authorities say the arrest of Terrence Wheeler Kade came after town officers received a call of a fight in progress.
    Officer Alan Gravley arrived on the scene first and saw a subject coming out of the apartment building where the call for help originated from, according to a news release from Hillsville Police Department.

  • Hillsville man charged in Roanoke bank robbery


  • Traffic stop turns up drugs

    HILLSVILLE — A bad motorcycle maneuver led to illegal drug charges against a 38-year-old Galax man last Saturday, according to Sheriff Warren Manning.
    A Carroll Deputy Mark Dickerson saw a motorcycle on Glendale Road near Gladeville Elementary School being operated in a reckless manner on June 18 at about 10:30 p.m.
    After stopping the motorcycle, the deputy searched the operator, David Andrew Dalton of 45 Hasson Lane, and discovered drugs, the sheriff said in a news release.

  • Drug charges arise from vehicle stop

     HILLSVILLE — A 47-year-old woman faces illegal drug charges after a Carroll deputy found methamphetamine in a traffic stop June 16, according to Sheriff Warren Manning.

  • U.S. 58 — not interstate — is Carroll's most dangerous road


  • Galax police arrest man wanted by immigration


  • Child bitten by rabid fox in Carroll

    HILLSVILLE — A 10-year-old boy has to be treated for rabies after being bitten by a rabid fox last Thursday.
    Carroll County officials did not release the name of the child, but did confirm the incident at 546 Carrollwood Drive.
    Reports say that at about 7:40 p.m., the boy saw the fox near the residence and went inside to tell adults there.
    When the child went back outside, the fox lunged at him and bit him on the feet.

  • Martin injured in motorcycle crash Friday

    A long-time educator and Republican candidate for Carroll supervisor received several broken bones in a motorcycle crash last Friday.Authorities with the Wythe County Sheriff's Office were first on the scene to the accident on Wysor Highway in Barren Springs that left Ralph J. "Bob" Martin injured.
    Police received a 911 call on the accident at 11:18 p.m.The report says that Martin's 1996 Kawasaki ran off the road to the right, then came back onto the road and flipped.

  • Carroll emergency services 'Olympics' to be held Saturday

     HILLSVILLE — The public has a chance to see the Carroll County Emergency Service agencies at work during the Fire/EMS Olympics on Saturday.

    The first-ever competition among volunteers will take place at the Grover King Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1115 in Hillsville, beginning at 10 a.m.

  • Spill pollutes New River

    The Mount Rogers Health District is advising citizens and visitors to avoid areas of New River following an accidental spill of about 40,000 gallons of manure into Eagle Bottom Creek on Monday.
    Eagle Bottom Creek in Grayson County is a tributary of the New River.