Today's News

  • TCRH, Duke LifePoint deal finalized


    The Twin County Regional Healthcare Board of Directors and Duke LifePoint Healthcare finalized their agreement Tuesday to jointly own and operate TCRH and its affiliated assets.

  • Wind farm intrerested in Carroll County


    Landowners with property on Stoots Mountain have been approached by representatives of EDP Renewables for a possible wind energy project, The Gazette has confirmed.

    "We own property at Stoots Mountain and we were approached by Horizon Wind Energy about having a wind farm," said property owner Dennis Ward.

  • Galax to hold candidate forum

    The third “Meet the Candidates” forum April 10 is a chance to get to know the candidates, see what they stand for and find out how they will represent the City of Galax.
    The forum sponsored by the Twin County Regional Chamber of Commerce starts at 7 p.m. at Crossroads Institute.
    Four candidates are vying for three seats set to expire June 30.
    The candidates include incumbents Bill Webb, Sharon Plichta and Bob Lazo, and newcomer Michael Stevens, who is chairman of the Galax Republican Party.

  • Vineyard Victory


  • Dad: transplant recipient never gave up


  • Carroll citizens dislike Facebook budget poll


  • Cavs edge Grayson in 10 innings

     INDEPENDENCE –– Grayson County forced extra innings with a dramatic seventh-inning rally, but Carroll County pushed across a single run in the top of the 10th inning to edge the Blue Devils 3-2 in a nondistrict game Thursday at the Grayson County Rec. Park.

  • Blue Devils rally for first win

    INDEPENDENCE –– Grayson County may have been thinking that the final out would never happen. Carroll County must have thought the bottom of the sixth would never end.

    Grayson rallied for seven runs in the home half of the sixth then sweated through a Carroll comeback attempt before holding on for its first win of the year, a 9-8 thriller Thursday at Grayson National Bank Park.

  • Remains found in Carroll identified as human

    HILLSVILLE — Carroll County investigators are working to track down the identify of human remains found on Timber Road Sunday.
    Early indications that Carroll Sheriff’s Officer personnel have received from Radford University forensic anthropologists who assisted at the scene point to the subject being a male in the age range of mid-20s to mid-30s, according to Sheriff J.B. Gardner and Investigator Kevin Kemp.
    Deputies learned of the remains from a caller who had been out on the road in the Cana area at about 11:40 a.m. Sunday picking up trash.

  • Readers' Hotline 4/2/12

    Keeping score
    You so-called Christians who voted Republican, you are always talking about the 10 Commandments and it ought to be posted. Well, for every lie you tell about Obama, it’s a Commandment you have broken. This also applies to Democrats who lie on Republicans.

    Late for church