Today's News

  • Animals For Adoption This Week


  • Local driver back in Great Race


  • 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.

  • She's one

    Makayla Grace Hancock celebrated her first birthday March 28 with a Winnie the Pooh party at Trinity Baptist Church with family and friends. She is the daughter of Kevin and Pam Hancock of Hillsville.

    She is the granddaughter of Doug and Carol Hancock of Hillsville and Chuck and Pat Edwards of Woodlawn. She is the great-granddaughter of Joseph Ayers of Hillsville and Edd Crotts and Louis and Bonnie Edwards of Woodlawn.

  • Coulson, Moser to marry

    Terry and Renae Coulson of Hillsville announced the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Faith Coulson, to Nicolas Allen Moser, son of Jeff and Hollye Moser of Galax.

    Coulson is a 2008 graduate of Carroll County High School, and 2011 graduate of Wytheville Community College.
    Moser is a 2008 graduate of Galax High School and 2010 graduate of Southwest Community College.
    A May 2012 wedding is planned.

  • Anderson, Ritchie to wed in June

    Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson of King, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Nell Anderson to William Thomas Ritchie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Ritchie of Galax.
    Anderson is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Moore of King, N.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Anderson of Whiteville, N.C.

  • Public record for 6/8/11 edition

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
    For information on this column or questions, 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded Dec. 20-Jan. 6 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Incumbents could face off in 20th District


  • Bears in Baywood


  • 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.