Carroll school enrollment takes biggest drop in 16 years

Carroll school enrollment takes biggest drop in 16 years

During the Oct. 14 Carroll County School Board meeting, Finance Supervisor Tammy Quesenberry informed the board that school enrollment was dangerously down.

Carroll Industrial Park now at full capacity

Carroll Industrial Park now at full capacity

David Hutchins, chair of the Carroll County Board of Supervisors, said he has often been asked, “Why do we need Wildwood Park when the industrial park is not full?”

Carr to challenge Griffith in 9th District

Carr to challenge Griffith in 9th District

Although Democrats will not challenge Morgan Griffith in the 9th District U.S. House of Representative race this fall, the incumbent won’t be unopposed. William “Bill” Carr, who lost to Griffith in the 2010 Republican Primary, will be running as an Independent.

Salem rolls past Cavs

Coming into Friday’s game with Carroll County, Salem’s football team had been outscoring opponents by an average of 38 points per game. And the Spartans proved once again why they have one of the VHSL’s top power rankings in all… Via:: Carroll News Sports

Angels Christmas Store will open November 1

The Angels Christmas Store will open November 1 at 509 East Main Street, across from Floyd Baptist Church. Volunteers with Angels say much appreciation goes to Laurence Wood for donating the space. Via:: SWVAToday

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 10.27.14

21st Century Cures & Drill, Baby, Drill – It Works 21st Century Cures On Wednesday, October 22, I was joined by Congressman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) and regional medical experts for a roundtable discussion on how to accelerate the pace of new promising cures and treatments for patients. This roundtable was part of the bipartisan […]

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Wild Foods

This has been, like last year, here in the Appalachians Mountains, a wet year. This has afforded the local flora to grow well and fatten the wildlife. There is a problem for DEER HUNTERS though; a spread of another communal disease: PRIONS. Do you remember the English problem a few years ago with MAD COW […]

Halloween fun for children scheduled at the Jax Sunday

This month marks Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts longstanding tradition of harvest time and Halloween fun for children of all ages. The public is invited to join the fun October 26 from 1 to Via:: SWVAToday

Local question a first in 18 years

For the first time in 18 years, there is a local question on the ballot for some voters in next month’s election. Via:: SWVAToday

Tractor Trailer incident closes I-77 Northbound

Tractor Trailer incident closes I-77 Northbound

On I-77 at mile marker 6.7 in Carroll County, motorists can expect major delays due to a vehicle fire.

Carroll PSA to use $425,000 from utility projects to buy equipment

The Carroll County Public Service Authority (PSA) will use nearly $425,000 of leftover funds from five utilities projects to purchase new equipment, pending approval from federal funding agency Rural Development.

<a href=http://morgangriffith.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398359 target=_self>Griffith Reiterates Call for Transparency in 2015 Health Insurance Premium Information</a>

Griffith Reiterates Call for Transparency in 2015 Health Insurance Premium Information

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA), who on Tuesday, October 21 called on the Obama Administration to release 2015 health insurance rates by Tuesday, October 28, today issued this statement following a recent Forbes article indicating that non-group health insurance “…premiums rose in all but 6 states (including Washington DC)” and that, “