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Carroll County’s state-winning fair begins Aug. 22 | Carroll News
The 2016 and 2017 editions of the Carroll County Ag Fair were voted “Best in State” for all fairs and all divisions and took home 20 awards last year. This year’s fair begins Wednesday, August 22 with an opening ceremony from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The opening ceremony will also feature a ribbon cutting wit
Drug patrolling nets seven arrests | Mt. Airy News
In July, during a surveillance in Siloam, officers found Joseph Odell Spencer, a convicted drug dealer and sex offender, who had been wanted on new charges since February.
Surry County Most Wanted | Mt. Airy News
• Aaron James Epperson, 23, white male, wanted on a post-release warrant and is on supervision for two counts of felony breaking and entering and two counts of felony larceny.
Teen struck, killed by minivan | Mt. Airy News
Ernesto Medoza Garcia, 17, of Galloway Street, Mount Airy, died after being struck by a minivan just north of Old Buck Shoals Road on the south end of the city, said John Shelton, emergency services director.
Senior falls down bank at Walmart | Mt. Airy News
Robert Greene Jr., of Mount Airy, said he arrived at the store with his father Bob and cousin Tiffany. They parked around the right-hand side near the automotive entrance.
Floyd County Sheriff's Office will try leasing vehicles
Floyd County Sheriff Brian Craig received unanimous approval Tuesday from the Board of Supervisors to pursue a trial of leasing department vehicles, including patrol cruisers, a move that could reduce costs of maintaining the fleet and avoiding high mileage units that break down and pose safety risk
Early tourist destination | Mt. Airy News
Guests of White Sulphur Springs enjoyed relaxation in many forms: cards, excursions to the mountains, dancing, hunting and boating among them. In 1895 rates were advertised as $20 per month, $6 per week, $1.50 per day for adults. Half that for children and servants.Mount Airy Museum of Regional Hist
Seven people arrested after drugs found in Surry County
On Aug. 2, the Surry County Sheriff's Office found drugs in Siloam after locating a vehicle without a tag driving in the area. Detectives made a traffic stop on the vehicle and found 234 grams of marijuana with a street value of $2,340, digital scales, a gun and $1,540.
Radford Police looking for suspect in a fight where a gun was shot multiple times.
According to officers, they responded to a report of a man firing a gun multiple times just after midnight Sunday on the 1300 block of Grove Avenue, near the Radford Chamber of Commerce.
Mooning case against Virginia softball coach's wife wanes
FLOYD, Va. (AP) — The moon over Virginia was half-visible that May evening, as was the one on the softball field, authorities say.The Roanoke Timesreports57-year-old Debbie L. McCulley is accused of mooning the stands, but a judge Thursday said the indecent exposure charge could be dropped.
Folks try yoga with baby goats | Mt. Airy News
Warrior I pose is taken by Mariah Simon (front left), Allison Barrett (front right), Shelby Coleman (back left) and Antonia Cawley (back right) with marauding goats in between.Bill Colvard | The News
Bears open with exciting 45-38 win | Mt. Airy News
Mount Airy, which was rated as a 30-point favorite by NCPreps, nearly lost the lead altogether when Starmount’s Ethan Barnes ran six yards for a touchdown with 5:25 remaining. The Rams attempted an extra point to tie the game, which the Bears blocked to maintain a slim 38-37 edge at that point.
Christiansburg restaurant hosts fundraiser for Poole family
Friends, and members of the community came to Macado's to show thei support. There was face painting, a dunk tank, and a bake sale. Macado's general manager says even the rain couldn't keep this tight knit community from coming together.
Hillmont Mercantile opens on Main Street in Hillsville | Carroll News
Hillmont Mercantile on Main Street in Hillsville held a ribbon cutting on August 9 to mark the official opening of the firm for business. Pictured seated from left, are Hillsville Town Councilman Greg Yonce, Owner Kim Clontz and Hillsville Town Councilman David Young. In back is Town Manager Retta J
Vizcaino dazzles as Yankees sweep Mets
After Kingsport scored their lone run on a sacrifice fly from Shervyen Newton to make it 2-1, the Yankees put the game away with three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on consecutive RBI singles from Narvaez, De Leon and Garabito.
Surry County Sheriff Reports | Mt. Airy News
• Thaddeus Emerson Clutter, 24, of Greensboro, was served an order for arrest at the courthouse July 30 for two counts of failure to appear in court earlier that day on charges of failure to stop and carrying a concealed weapon. He was given a $15,000 secured bond and a Sept. 24 court date.
Radford City Police searching for man with gun
It was later discovered that the offender pointed his gun to the head of another individual. The offender is described as a 6’02, light skinned black male, with a beard, mustache, long dreads and was last seen wearing a khaki shorts and a white t-shirt.
First truck assembled at Volvo in the New River Valley returned to Pulaski
"We have a very rich heritage," Marcus Thompson, Inspiration Manager at Volvo, said. "And something to have here that represents the past is an important reminder for both the investments that have been put in this plant through time and then to honor the work of the men and the women who came befor
Wilkes man, Sparta man charged with trying to kill Alleghany deputies
An eastern Wilkes County man and another man are being sought on three counts each of attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer and other offenses in connection with shots fired at Alleghany Sheriff’s Office deputies the night of Aug. 11 in Alleghany County.Alton Otto Smoot, 26, of
Vizcaino leads Pulaski to 5-1 win over Kingsport
PULASKI, Va. (AP) -- Alexander Vizcaino allowed just one hit over seven innings, leading the Pulaski Yankees over the Kingsport Mets in a 5-1 win on Saturday. With the victory, the Yankees swept the three-game series.