| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Some approached the pool of brown water gingerly, jumping in with caution.
The more adventurous ran toward it with purpose, leaping in with no hesitation. After all, it was the inaugural Carroll 5K Mud Run. The dirty, muddy water was supposed to be the...
| Jun 1, 2013
In his typical rhyming style, Muhammad Ali might call it something like "a whopper of an opera."
The legendary boxer, who floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, has inspired "Approaching Ali," a chamber opera with music by Carroll County...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Forecasters no longer expect to issue a severe thunderstorm watch, but strong storms are possible late Wednesday for an area along and west of Interstate 95, according to the Storm Prediction Center.
Damaging winds and large hail are possible in an area...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:43 AM
UPDATE: Sunday 7:00 a.m. WDBJ7 spoke with a Virginia State trooper Sunday morning.
He said someone died in the wreck in the Fancy Gap area of Carroll County.
We're working to get more information from the the Carroll County Commonwealth's Attorney....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:13 PM
A dangerous stretch of Interstate 77 may become the first highway in Virginia where the speed limit is automatically adjusted for weather conditions.
The Virginia Department of Transportation recently announced $6.5 million in funding for the project in...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:22 AM
The accident has been cleared.
A tractor-trailer accident is slowing traffic on Interstate 77 North in Carroll County.
The accident is near mile marker 16.
The right lane of I-77 North is closed in that area....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:09 PM
We’re learning new details about an officer-involved shooting on Monday night.
According to a news release from Virginia State Police, 32-year-old Randy Lee Anders had warrants for a probation violation and failure to appear in court.
| May 6, 2013
| 6:11 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation is delaying a speed limit increase for the Route 58 Hillsville Bypass.
The speed limit was scheduled to go up from 55 miles per hour to 65 starting Monday.
The sign installation was delayed because of rain....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Laura Doolan, an English teacher at Westminster High School, was named Carroll County 2013 Teacher of the Year during the Board of Education's employee recognition ceremony on Thursday.
"Ms. Doolan is a champion of students, working tirelessly beyond...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, the former Orange County sheriff's deputy defeated in a bitter primary last month by U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has been named an honorary co-chair of “Public Safety Professionals” for Mitt...