Today's News

  • What would a TCRH/Duke partnership mean to the community?


  • Duke & TCRH's medical matchmaking


  • Carroll awards bids for school construction

    HILLSVILLE — Updates at two Carroll County schools will proceed without a much-desired auxiliary gym at the high school, for now.
    Unable to get satisfactory cost savings by trimming other items from the Phase III construction plans, the Carroll School Board decided on Thursday to accept the low bids for just the basic work at the high and intermediate schools.
    Low bidders were New Atlantic for the high school and Triad Builders for Carroll Intermediate.

  • Arts Council to celebrate 25 years

    The Arts Council of the Twin Counties’ 25th anniversary celebration and auction is a reminder of what the organization is about, as the money raised will fund scholarships and art programs in schools.
    The celebration will be held Saturday and will include jazz, dinner and a silent auction.
    The Arts Council regularly sponsors area arts organizations and in 2011 merged with the Galax Theatre Guild to ensure the continued production of live community theater.

  • Readers' Hotline 10/31/11


  • Cockerham, Jordan lead way

    HILLSVILLE –– With two new teams competing in the Mountain Empire District cross country championships this year, it would be understandable for those less familiar with it to become confused by the Southwest Virginia Training Center course.

    All they had to do was follow the Cockerham kid.

  • GHS@GCHS – And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for...

     You kind of knew it was going to happen.

    Weeks ago, especially after the night of Sept. 16, you just knew, because this season had that feel about it. You knew deep down inside that Grayson County and Galax would make it to their meeting with one another this Friday, both sporting 9-0 records, even if it took a miracle along the way.

  • Carroll County, Grayson County pick up wins

     TAZEWELL – Carroll County wrapped up its regular season with a three-set win over Tazewell on Thursday, downing the Bulldogs 25-15, 25-18, 25-18 in a Southwest District volleyball match.

    The Cavaliers will enter the SWD tournament with a 13-7 record, 5-3 in district play.

    Lexi Hodge put away 14 kills while Ashley Willard added 11 kills and four aces. Morgan Dickens put up 23 assists for Carroll County.

  • Grayson does its part, now 9-0

    INDEPENDENCE – It was a rainy, cold night Friday night but it didn’t make any difference to the Grayson County Blue Devils.

    The Blue Devils rolled over Narrows 48-6 in a key Mountain Empire District game that kept them undefeated and tied with Galax for first place.

    Grayson started early. After Narrows kicked the opening kickoff out of bounds, the Blue Devils took over at the 35.

  • Tide reaches finale with 9-0 mark

     BASTIAN –– The Galax football team has a return policy that would make Sam Walton proud – Don’t like it? Bring it back, whatever it is. But there was little for the Maroon Tide not to like.

    Galax scored 14 points before ever taking an offensive snap, and returned three kicks for touchdowns on a soggy night alongside I-77, rolling over Bland County 49-0 in a Mountain Empire District game Friday night.