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.

<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, “

You can buy a hoverboard next year

Remember Marty McFly’s hoverboard in the Back to the Future movie? You can buy one for yourself next year. Arx Pax, a California company, plans to release the Hendo in October, 2015. Via:: SWVAToday

Cavs top Pulaski in Pink Effect Game

Carroll County bounced back from a close loss in the second set to take control for a 25-16, 24-26, 25-12, 25-22 win over Pulaski County in River Ridge District action on Oct. 20. Via:: Carroll News Sports

New River Community College hosting first Comic-con

The New River Community College library will host its first ever Comic Con Saturday, November 1 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Edwards Hall at NRCC in Dublin. Via:: SWVAToday

Efforts continue to keep training center open

Efforts continue to keep training center open

Carroll County Supervisor Dr. Tom Littrell is continuing efforts to try to keep the Southwestern Virginia Training Center in Hillsville open.

Carroll County agricultural company expanding, adding 51 new jobs

Carroll County agricultural company expanding, adding 51 new jobs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Andrews Farming Inc. and its sister company, ANDCO Logistics, Inc., will invest more than $5.6 million to expand their agricultural production, warehousing and distribution operation in Carroll County.

Two companies expand to Carroll County

Two companies expand to Carroll County

Two companies announced that they will expand to Carroll County’s industrial park Tuesday. Andrews Farming, and its sister company and distributor ANDCO Logistics, will make the move sometime in November. This will bring in 51 new jobs and more than $5.6 million in investment. More at WSLS WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Rosters set for Carroll, Galax alumni game

The rosters have been released for the Carroll County-Galax alumni basketball game, which is set for 7 p.m. at Carroll County High School on Saturday, Nov.1. Via:: Carroll News Sports

Springhouse students perform at the Floyd Radio Show

Springhouse Community School (SHCS) students were featured at the October 4th Floyd Radio Show, along with The Buckstankle Boys, writer Mara Robbins, artist/musician Chris Owen and Radio Show hosts An Via:: SWVAToday

Griffith Statement on Continued Lack of Obamacare Transparency

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the failure of Obama Administration officials to release health insurance rates for 2015 until after the November midterm elections: “At a May Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing, I asked representatives of some of the nation’s largest health insurance providers about their companies’ Obamacare rates for […]

Demons blank Carroll 33-0

One week after rushing for 243 yards against Cave Spring, Carroll County’s offense found life much tougher in a 33-0 River Ridge District road loss Friday at Christiansburg. Via:: Carroll News Sports

Virginia farmers can sign up for help

Virginia farmers and forest land owners can now apply for assistance to protect the health and productivity of their land under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program administered through the U. Via:: SWVAToday