TUESDAY’S SPORTS ROUNDUP
High School Volleyball – Carroll County 3, Alleghany 0. The Cavaliers topped the Mountaineers Tuesday night in Hillsville, 25-6, 25-8, 25-14. Carroll County improved to 7-2 in the Three Rivers District and 17-3 overall, while Alleghany slipped to 0-9 in the TRD and 1-21 overall. Lainie McCormick had two kills and seven blocks for AHS,therecorderonline.com
FRIDAY’S SPORTS ROUNDUP
Covington's Luke Conner, left, and Joseph Rogers congratulate each other after the Cougars' 32-0 victory over Parry McCluer last night. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler) High School Football – Alleghany 29, Carroll County 6. Garrett Via rushed for 208 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries in Hillsville Friday night, leading the Mountaineers to atherecorderonline.com
1st and 10 Camp Tour: Carroll County relying on experience
Our Camp Tour rolls on to Hillsville, where Monty Chipman is getting his team ready for the fall season. Carroll County shocked a lot of people in their 2021 spring season, Chipman advancing the Cavs to the playoffs for the first time in 20 years.
Carroll County quarterback grabs Player of the Week honors
Hillsville, Va. – Carroll County is off to a 4-0 start and their best season since 2010 and quarterback Brady Dalton is spearheading the Cavaliers offense. The senior signal caller was an accurate 8-10 for 167 yards with touchdown passes of 87 and 8 yards,and he added 99 yards and a rushing touchdown as well. The Cavaliers handled visiting James River in a Three Rivers district matchup 40-0. The Cavs are off to a sizzling start, and for his efforts--Brady Dalton is our WSLS 1st and 10 Player of the week.
Carroll County High School girl found after not returning home from school
HILLSVILLE, Va. – UPDATEAuthorities said that they have found a 15-year-old girl who did not come home after school on Tuesday. Posted by Carroll County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, March 16, 2021ORIGINAL STORYAuthorities are asking for help finding a missing 15-year-old girl. Amanda Everhart went to school Tuesday at Carroll County High School but did not ride the bus home. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said it does not believe foul play is connected with her disappearance. Anyone with information about Amanda’s location is asked to contact the Hillsville Police Department at 276-728-2251 or Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 276-728-4146.
Authorities release names of two dead after boating accident on Claytor Lake in Pulaski County
PULASKI COUNTY, Va. – UPDATEAuthorities have named the two man that died after a boating accident on Claytor Lake in Pulaski County. Faron Gardner, 67, of Hillsville and Reginald Sizemore, 70, of Dublin were on Claytor Lake when their boats collided, according to the Virginia Dept. Authorities said alcohol was not a factor in the accident, and neither of the men were wearing life jackets. ORIGINAL STORYTwo people are dead after a boating accident on Claytor Lake, near Peak Creek, according to Conservation Police. AdMultiple agencies responded to Peak Creek, which is about half a mile away from where the incident took place on Claytor Lake.
Charges pending after 21-year-old Hillsville man dies in Carroll County crash
CARROLL COUNTY, Va. – A 21-year-old man died Saturday in a crash on Floyd Pike in Carroll County, according to Virginia State Police. Both the driver, Timothy Davis, 20, of Dugspur, and the passenger, Dakota Justice, 21, of Hillsville, were ejected from the vehicle. Justice died at the scene, while Davis was taken to a hospital to be treated for serious injuries. Virginia State Police said charges are pending and that the crash remains under investigation. Below is a map of the approximate crash location:
‘It tortures you’: Hillsville mayor says his COVID-19 battle caused him to take virus seriously
HILLSVILLE, Va. – A local mayor said his battle with COVID-19 caused him to take the disease more seriously. Hillsville mayor Greg Crowder tested positive for COVID-19 and said, “This is absolutely awful and it tortures you,” in a Facebook post on Tuesday. “I’m sharing this so maybe someone with the mind set I had will give the virus the respect that it deserves, not to fear it but respect it,” Crowder wrote. Crowder said before he got COVID-19 he “kind of liked” his odds against it, in terms of the death and hospitalization rates. Crowder ended his post with a warning to others to wear masks and wash your hands “every chance you get.”
Turn off the faucet! Rain *slowly* exits the region Thursday
ROANOKE, Va. – Some places, including Hillsville and Lynchburg, have seen more than a month’s worth of rain within the past 24 to 30 hours. A relentless connection to the Atlantic continues to feed us with moisture Thursday morning, resulting in rounds of rain through about midday (see above). While we may not be completely dry Thursday afternoon, any rain or drizzle won’t be nearly as intense as what we’ve seen the past day or so. The Roanoke River will be in minor flood stage through Thursday afternoon, flooding portions of the Greenway and Wasena Park. River flooding impacts - 11/12 to 11/13/2020As our front continues to move off the East Coast, high pressure takes its place.
32-year-old man arrested over an hour away after police found stolen items in his vehicle from Wytheville
WYTHEVILLE, Va. – A North Carolina man was arrested in Wytheville in connection with a vehicle smash and grab at a hotel on Oct. 23, according to Wytheville Police. According to police, the Wythe County deputies pursued the vehicles into Carroll County where the Carroll County deputies took over the pursuit. The vehicle was finally stopped after crossing into Surry County, North Carolina. Authorities said they found items inside Clay’s vehicle that were taken from the Holiday Inn Express vehicle smash and grabs earlier. According to police, Clay was taken into custody and is facing charges in Surry County, Carroll County, Wythe County and Wytheville.
“Dukes of Hazzard” star John Schneider attends Carroll County parade against cancer
HILLSVILLE, Va. – A star of the hit show “The Dukes of Hazzard” stopped by Carroll County to attend the Trucker’s Parade Against Cancer event on Saturday. Actor John Schneider and his wife Alicia Schneider, who is currently battling breast cancer, came to participate in the 14th annual parade to meet with families, sponsors and volunteers. The event had about 75 trucks with banners in memory of those with cancer. Organization officials said that the parade raised over $8,700 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of the Twin Counties.
‘It’s going to hurt a lot of people’: Town of Hillsville will not be issuing permits for annual flea market
HILLSVILLE, Va – Hillsville town leaders have announced they will not be issuing permits or taking part in the town’s annual flea market this year. “The Town of Hillsville’s plans were to continue the Flea Market 2020 following the regulations set by the governor of Virginia’s orders. She said the restaurant depends on the money from the flea market to survive the later half of the year. “They’ll come and eat before the flea market or after the flea market, so they’ll come and eat and it brings a lot of business in,” Hawks said. The town said it will still be issuing yard sale permits for residents.
Police are investigating a business break-in in Hillsville
HILLSVILLE, Va. An investigation is underway in Hillsville after police say a masked individual broke into a local business with a rock. Investigators with the Hillsville Police Department reported that the incident occurred last Wednesday around 4 a.m. at Contenders Pizzeria & Arcade, located in Hickory Hills Shopping Center. According to the report, security cameras at the business show one individual exit a white SUV with black rims while wearing a mask, hoodie and gloves. The security video shows the individual going straight to the cash register, and then proceeding straight to the back office. The vehicle went to Cockerhams at Exit 14 and met with a pickup truck, the report said.
104-year-old Carroll County grandmother dies after battling coronavirus
Hillsville, Va. – In a sad update to a story we reported last week, the 104-year-old Carroll County grandmother died after a weeks long battle with coronavirus. Mary Jett battled the virus for 38 days, according to her grandson Franklin Jett. Mary lived at Hillsville Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Carroll County. As of June 22, VDH is reporting there are 63 coronavirus cases in the facility and five people have died. Unfortunately, it’s been a lot longer,” said Franklin Jett, her grandson when we spoke with him June 16.
Carroll County girls undefeated heading into Region 3D playoffs
HILLSVILLE, Va. – The last time the Carroll County girls basketball team lost a game was around this time last year. “I don’t know that we ever talked about any streaks or anything like that,” head coach Marc Motley said. The team also has never had an undefeated season before, so it could be a year of firsts for the Cavaliers. “I don’t want to get content.”While competing may be missed for awhile, the extra time allows Carroll County to tweak their game plan and get ready for region play. I’m excited to see the crowd and the feeling of playing in regions, I think that’s really exciting.”“Teams are going to watch you on film, we know that,” Motley said.
Funeral to be held for mother of three allegedly killed by husband in Carroll County
CARROLL COUNTY, Va. – Family and friends will gather to remember a mother of three who was killed in Carroll County just days before Christmas. A funeral service for 30-year-old Cassandra “Lauren” Bolen will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. the Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel in Hillsville. Visitation will be held at the same location on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Lauren Bolen was found dead in Hillsville on Sunday. Authorities arrested her husband, 36-year-old Marcus Bolen, in connection with her death, after obtaining warrants for murder and felony child neglect, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. 10 News spoke with some of Lauren’s neighbors and friends who described her as “upbeat, bubbly and smiling,” with a huge heart for her three daughters.
Police see return of 'movie money' at Hillsville business
HILLSVILLE, Va. - Police say "movie money" is making a comeback at a Hillsville business. Authorities are urging residents and business owners alike to be on the lookout ahead of the holiday weekend. These phony bills can come in any denomination ranging from large to small bills, according to police. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.
'Movie money' turning up at Hillsville businesses, police say
HILLSVILLE, Va. - What may have once been a TV or movie prop could have made its way into your wallet. Police in Hillsville say that "movie money" has been turning up at local businesses. The money looks and feels real, but says "Motion Picture Use Only" somewhere on the bills. Some bills have red markings that may look like characters from an Asian language. Hillsville police say to be extra cautious when accepting and handling large denomination bills, and to report any attempted use of these bills to authorities.
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