Public Safety

  • Traffic pattern on U.S. 58 bypass to change again

    HILLSVILLE — Work on the new Hillsville Bypass in Carroll County will require another traffic change on U.S. 58 this week, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.  
    The tentative date for the change is Wednesday, but it could be adjusted depending on weather.
    Message boards will be in place on 58 to advise motorists of the upcoming traffic change that will affect the eastern end of the bypass project.

  • Trooper Cochran honored for bravery

    RICHMOND — A Galax state trooper has received the highest award given out by the Virginia State Police for his response to the Briarleigh Court apartments fire Jan. 9.