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Cause Of Foodborne Illness Outbreak at Toyo Tire Revealed

The number of people treated for illnesses after consuming food from a Cartersville restaurant at an employee catering event is on the rise. CARTERSVILLE, GA -- The Georgia Department of Public Health now knows the cause of the foodborne illness outbreak that sickened dozens of Toyo Tire employees w

PATCH - 2017-11-22 20:27:37

Where To Buy Live Christmas Trees In Bartow County

Haven't picked up the centerpiece of your indoor decorations yet? Here's the scoop on where you can find one around Cartersville. CARTERSVILLE, GA -- If you're a traditionalist who likes to decorate for Christmas after the Thanksgiving holiday, there are a few farms around Bartow County that could

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:30:15

Man fears brother's 2016 shooting death may never be solved

The brother of a man kidnapped and shot to death nearly two years ago prays the killers will be caught - and recently released suspect sketches could be the key to cracking the case. Thursday will be the second Thanksgiving the family shares without Herbert "Buster" Perkinson, who was kidnapped from


Spokesman for Senate candidate Roy Moore resigns

The communications director for U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned, Moore's campaign said Wednesday, as the Alabama Republican combats allegations that he harassed and sexually assaulted girls as young as 14. The Washingtonianfirst reported Wednesday that John Rogers, Moore's spokesman, ha

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-23 06:32:00

State health department announces cause of sicknesses at Toyo Tire plant

The Georgia Department of Public Health says it was salmonella that sickened people at an employee event last week at Toyo Tire Company in White, Ga. State inspectors took samples from people who fell ill after the event, which led to five people being hospitalized. The Bartow County restaurant whi

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-22 23:26:00

Former Kennesaw mayor's photo, name to be removed

The name and picture of former Kennesaw Mayor and Councilmember Leonard Leroy Church will be removed from city plaques and the Council Chambers, following a Nov. 20 vote by the Kennesaw City Council. A funding source will have to be identified for the city staff to amend or remake the building dedic

MYAJC.COM - 2017-11-22 22:01:16

Ex-Braves Boss Banned From Baseball For Life | Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Georgia Patch network to talk about tonight: John Coppolella, the former general manager of the Atlanta Braves, has been banned for life from Major League Baseball for infractions the team committed in pursuing and signing foreign players, according to media reports. Th

PATCH - 2017-11-22 21:25:51

Crevice Garden to open at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

On Dec. 8, Smith-Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Road in Kennesaw, will open its new Crevice Garden. Funded with grants from the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust and American Conifer Society and completed by volunteers contributing more than 400 hours of service, the Crevice Garden will be the

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 23:38:00

President's pardoned turkey's arrive at new home in Blacksburg

Being the 2017 National Thanksgiving Turkey certainly has its perks. Not only did Drumstick and Wishbone get to meet the president at the White House, they also avoided becoming the main course for Thanksgiving Day dinner. They are set to spend the rest of their days here Gobbler's Rest at Virginia

WSLS - 2017-11-23 00:55:06

Montgomery County sells former Blacksburg High School property

Montgomery County has completed the sale of property that once was the site of a prominent high school. The property had been up for sale since late 2016. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, HS Development, L.L.C., purchased the former Blacksburg High School from Montgomery County, according to a release from the

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-22 06:32:00

CASEY: A bounty of gratitude

There are many reasons to be thankful today, as you can learn from some eighth graders at Cave Spring Middle school, and many others around the Roanoke region. By Dan Casey dan.casey@roanoke.com 981-3423 Buy Now Thankfulness comes in different stripes and themes. You can find a good illustration of

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-23 01:00:00

Christiansburg police arrest two, seize more than 35 pounds of marijuana worth $208,000

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Christiansburg police arrested two people Wednesday morning and after executing a warrant, seizing about 37 pounds of marijuana. Police responded at 6:47 a.m. to a call about a man passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Simpson Road. The man was found, revived with

WSLS - 2017-11-23 02:38:36

Overdose call leads to seizure of 37 pounds of pot, Christiansburg officials say

An overdose call Wednesday morning led to the seizure of 37 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $208,000, Christiansburg officials announced. The seizure followed a call that came in at 6:47 a.m. requesting help for a man passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Christiansburg'

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-23 10:58:00

K-9s prove invaluable to success of police operations

CHRISTIANSBURG, VA. - There are dogs in our area that are more than just household pets. They are the K-9s that serve and protect our community. Whether these K-9s are searching for drugs, helping track down a suspect or patrolling the streets, they are essential in keeping you safe. K-9 units fro


Former Virginia Tech professor officially charged with defrauding government

A judge previously declared Yiheng Zhang a flight risk to return to ChinaPosted: 8:54 AM, November 22, 2017Updated: 8:54 AM, November 22, 2017 ROANOKE, Va. - A former Virginia Tech engineering professor is now officially charged with defrauding the government. A federal grand jury indicted Yiheng Z

WSLS - 2017-11-22 13:54:18

Richardson, Lenora "Dot"

Lenora Webb "Dot" Richardson, 90, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at her home in Radford. She was a member of the Christiansburg Church of the Brethren. Dot was preceded in death by her loving husband of 70 years, Marshall, and her daughter, Lenora, who passed away in October. Survivors inc

NRVNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 12:48:58

Indictments handed down - South Hill Enterprise: News

Meeting on Monday, the Mecklenburg Grand Jury has handed down in several cases reported through the area. Darius Montrelle Carter, was indicted on Monday on charges of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, Cocaine. The indictment follows an arrest by the Southside Regional Dru

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:38:00

Lunenburg Sees Increases in Property Values Following Reassessment

LUNENBURG - Lunenburg County recently underwent a reassessment of property and improvements with both areas increasing according to Lunenburg County Commissioner of Revenue Liz Hamlett. Mrs. Hamlett addressed the Lunenburg County Board of Supervisors last week and noted that there was an overall 7%

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-22 19:14:00

Family business for 70 years is changing hands

When Joseph Henry High opened his sawmill in 1947, he created an enterprise that would eventually be operated by three generations of the High family. The business that became High & High, Inc., served the region for 70 years. But the family connection is coming to an end. Robert High, David High an

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

Spreading happiness through hidden treasures

Can something as insignificant as a rock bring a little joy to someone needing encouragement? Members of the Warren County Rockers believe so. They have made it their mission to brighten people's days with their decorated rocks placed in locations throughout the county and beyond. Members of the gro