.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • ‘Rolling Thunder’ defendant to serve 22 years

    ABINGDON — Only one of the 24 people charged as a result of the Operation Rolling Thunder investigation remains to have their day in court, following a sentencing hearing earlier this month.

    Sanson P. Rodriguez, 58, of Lexington, N.C., who pleaded guilty in April to drug conspiracy charges, will serve 22 years in federal prison. He was sentenced in federal court in Abingdon on Aug. 8.

  • Residents evacuated due to imminent dam failure

    UPDATE: 8/31/18, 12:25 P.M.

  • NWS warns of flooding, dam failure in Carroll

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning, which says there is danger of a dam break in southwestern Carroll County, and some residents of Pipers Gap Road are being forced to evacuate.

    The alert says the warning is in effect until 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

    “At 3:31 p.m., local emergency management reported the imminent failure of an unnamed dam just north of Pipers Gaps Road in southwest Carroll County,” the warning stated. “The dam has not undergone a complete failure yet, but is considered to be in imminent danger."

  • Grayson boys, Tide girls win at Carroll XC meet

    HILLSVILLE –– Galax topped Grayson County for the team win while Carroll County runners took the top three spots in the girls’ race of a cross country meet last Wednesday at Hillsville Elementary School.

  • Cavaliers sweep Cougars

    HILLSVILLE –– With Patrick County hanging close, Carroll County zoomed away with huge rallies in all three sets and claimed a 3-0 win over the Cougars, 25-16, 25-13, 25-15 in a nondistrict volleyball match Monday.

  • Something To Do from 8-31-2018

    Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • Slender Man (PG-13)

    • Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

    • The Meg (PG-13)

    Music

  • Cockerhams to celebrate anniversary

     

    Bill and Betty Jo Cockerham

    Cockerhams

    to celebrate

    anniversary

    Bill and Betty Jo Cockerham of Baywood will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 31.

    They were married Aug. 31, 1958, at Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Pipers Gap.

    The late Rev. Fred Jennings officiated the ceremony. They were the first couple Rev. Jennings married.

    They have three children, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Public Record from 8-29-2018

    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 additional information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in June in the Carroll County General District Court Office, Hillsville. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Something To Do from 8-24-2018

    Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • The Meg (PG-13)

    • Mile 22 (R)

    • Christopher Robin (PG)

    Music

  • Public Record from 8-22-2018

    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 additional information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded in December of 2016 in the office of Gerald Goad, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

    John C. Jernigan to Samuel Michael Adams. A lot in the City of Galax. Gift.