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Police respond to bomb threat at Vanguard Furniture in Hillsville

Allen Worrell/The Carroll News An explosive-detection dog from the Virginia State Police and his handler prepare to enter Vanguard Furniture on Thursday afternoon after a bomb threat was received at the Hillsville plant. -

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 21:54:00

N.C. woman faces charges after Wythe, Carroll chase

A police chase Thursday that started in Wythe County, continued into Carroll County and reached speeds of 110 mph ended with a Virginia State Police patrol car flipped over on the interstate and a North Carolina woman facing charges.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-12-14 21:28:00

Christmas Open House at Carter Home

The historic Hale-Wilkinson-Carter Home on Main Street in Hillsville was filled with holiday cheer Saturday as many filed into to enjoy Christmas trees and decorations, refreshments and music.

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-12-11 17:38:00

Woman crashes into Virginia trooper during pursuit

CARROLL COUNTY, VA (WVVA) A woman driving in a stolen SUV crashed into a Virginia State Police cruiser that was parked along the shoulder on Interstate 77. The pursuit began around 5:00 p.m. Thursday on I-81 in Wythe County when a deputy attempted to pull over the driver of a stolen Jeep Cherokee. I

WVVA.COM - 2018-12-14 14:53:06

Cana without water after pipe leak

Cana, Va - Parts of the town of Cana in Carroll County are without water. According to Carroll County's alert system, as of 7 a.m. Saturday morning town crews were working to repair a pipe leak that caused the outage.

WSLS - 2018-12-15 13:49:08

Woman indicted for sexual offenses with child

Emily Rovai - A 34-year-old woman has been indicted in Carroll County for various sexual offenses with a child under the age of 13. A Carroll County Grand Jury met Monday for the final quarterly installment of indictments for 2018. Among those indicted were Emily Amber Rovai, age 34, for two counts

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-12-12 21:53:00

Boy who jumped off Virginia bridge tried to kill himself, police say. Instead, he killed someone else.

There was no way she could have seen him, the boy on the bridge. Marisa Harris was driving her Ford Escape down a Northern Virginia highway, heading home after a peaceful afternoon hike at Burke Lake in the state's Fairfax County.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-12-14 16:00:00

Virginia EMT allegedly makes racist comments, now getting national attention

PATRICK COUNTY, Va. - There’s national media attention on Patrick County this week after reports of racist comments allegedly made by a first responder on a white supremacist podcast.

WSLS - 2018-12-14 23:33:31

29-year-old woman faces felony charges after high-speed chase injures Virginia State Trooper

CARROLL COUNTY, Va. - UPDATE. A 29-year-old woman from North Carolina faces felony charges in connection to a high-speed chase that sent a Trooper to the hospital, according to Virginia State Police.

WSLS - 2018-12-14 03:17:37

Carroll County gets covered in snow

CARROLL COUNTY, Va. - The snow has continued to fall like this since early this morning... that means a lot of places will be closed tomorrow morning, including Carroll, Grayson and Wythe county schools.

WSLS - 2018-12-10 03:19:23

Patrick County official threatens to pull rescue squad's funding over EMT's racist podcast

STUART — A Patrick County official is threatening to pull a volunteer rescue squad’s funding unless it fires a worker whose off-duty role as a white supremacist podcaster has made national news.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-12-14 20:00:00

22-year-old man charged with rape after apparent weekend assault in Radford

RADFORD, Va. - A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with rape and other charges after a sexual assault investigation, according to the Radford Police Department. Police say Andre Birke was arrested in connection with an incident that happened overnight from December 7 to December 8 in the

WSLS - 2018-12-13 21:36:07

Hillsville extends tax deadline due to National Mourning

Hillsville will extend its tax deadline due to the National Day of Mourning. President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed December 5 as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of President George H.W. Bush.

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-12-04 16:29:00

Moles: Colleges don't understand rural Virginia

Moles is an agriculture consultant, founder of Grayson LandCare and founding board member of Blue Ridge Plateau Initiative and SustainFloyd. In the Sept. 30, 2018 edition of the Roanoke Times, a lengthy statement by former Gov. Gerald Baliles appeared followed by an editorial proposing that his stat

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-12-02 05:00:00

BREAKING: Arrest made in Dublin gun theft

DUBLIN, Va (WFXR News) - A federal grand jury sitting in the United State District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke charged a Salem man with stealing multiple firearms from a federal firearms licensee in Dublin, Va.

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-12-13 17:34:00

Carroll County church looking for answers after Angel Tree gifts stolen

CARROLL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR News) - A Christmas blessing nearly became a nightmare after a Carroll County church's Angel Tree gifts were stolen Thursday, leaving nothing for the children expecting them.

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-12-08 16:51:00

Feds: Salem man stole firearms from pawn shop by breaking into pizzeria

A Salem man faces federal charges of stealing semi-automatic rifles and shotguns from a Dublin gun store. Prosecutors say 19-year-old DeAngelo Ramsey broke into an adjacent pizza business in late November, then entered the gun shop by removing ceiling tiles in the building the two businesses shared.

WFIRNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 12:24:47

Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-11-29 00:01:00

Radford City Schools launching app to help protect students

RADFORD, Va. - Students in Radford will soon have a new tool to help keep schools safe. The district has enrolled with the STOPit app. It allows students to safely and anonymously report anything of concern to school officials, from cyberbullying to threats of violence or self-harm.

WSLS - 2018-12-13 03:32:27

School systems debating when to make up snow days

Henry County, Martinsville city and Patrick County public schools all will be closed for students today for the fourth straight day. Employees should check school division websites.

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-12-13 01:00:00