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The November 22 edition of the Cherokee Scout is out ... County to lease pool center, Georgia fugitive caught, Spelling bee champ and more

Murphy - The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners made official what many people have known about for a while - that the Hiwassee Valley Pool & Wellness Center soon will be privately leased. The language of the lease was approved unanimously by the commissioners. The terms were not immediately av

CHEROKEE SCOUT - 2017-11-22 16:43:06

SCOUTING AROUND: Volunteer brings home refugees' stories

Karah Thompson spent a good part of October in Greece, but the slideshow she presented to family and friends once she returned didn't show images of her enjoying a typical vacation overseas. Instead, it showed images of ordinary people, who under extraordinary circumstances had to leave their homes

CHEROKEE SCOUT - 2017-11-22 16:06:11

Murphy woman killed in wreck

A Murphy, N.C., woman was killed in a two-car collision in Ellijay Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Betty Scott Hampton, 72, lost control of the Toyota Camry she was driving on Highway 382 just west of Sunlight Road and veered into the path of an SUV, said Gilmer County Coroner Jerry Hensley. Hen

TIMESCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-21 23:45:00

Happy life of sweetmilk, naps & family

"He swam through burning gasoline, reached the beach, and watched the stern of the boat rise up out of the water as it went down," recalled his daughter Gloria Hardy. Ernest A Stiles, Sr., believed to be Graham County's oldest living Veteran, recently celebrated his 96th birthday with four generatio

GRAHAMSTAR.COM - 2017-11-22 14:36:20

Commission To Consider Expanding Historic District

The long-simmering question of whether to expand Greeneville's downtown historic zoning district rose to the level of a recommendation during Tuesday morning's meeting of the Greeneville Historic Zoning Commission. The question had been broached in August, then encompassing the area of Depot Street

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-11-22 15:30:00

Blue Ridge boys basketball team strong on offense

CASHIERS -- Blue Ridge Early College's boys basketball team has a new head coach this year -- Ben McCrickard -- but he has worked his way to the position serving as an assistant coach the previous two years. While last year's squad finished 4-19 overall and 2-4 in the Little Smoky Mountain Conferenc

CROSSROADSCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-11-22 13:08:08

In Brief: My Ph moving closer to opening

BOONE - My Ph, a Vietnamese concept restaurant, is ready to open its doors. "It's all contingent on the health inspector," said owner Khao Nguyen via text. "We are very confident that we will get the green light. If that happens, we are going to take a couple days to prepare food and front-of-house


"It's ridiculous" a look into what survivors say about Nassar's apology

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A "master manipulator" said survivors who sat in court Wednesday as Larry Nassar pleaded guilty and apologized to those women he sexually assaulted. And survivors tell us they aren't buying his apology. News 10 talked with 3 of them, Lindsey Lemke, Rachel Denhollander and Ka

WILX-TV - 2017-11-23 08:24:00

Past Thanksgiving stories, from the Anson Hotel to the train station fire

For Thanksgiving 2017, the Battle Creek Enquirer is taking a look back at some memorable stories from the past 40 years: On Veteran's Day in 2012, Dr. Carl Kinzel wore his old military uniform to work at Day One. He and receptionist Kim DeShon started talking, comparing stories, since DeShon came fr


State police seeking public help in solving Lockport Township breaking and entering case

Michigan State Police are seeking information about the people and the truck in this photograph, as they investigate multiple breaking and entering complaints in Lockport Township, Michigan. (Contributed) On at least three different occasions, a home on 6th Avenue in Lockport Township was burglarize


Police & Fire: Bakery argument leads to broken dishes

Subscribed, but don't have a login? BAKERY BUST-UP: Battle Creek police are seeking a warrant for felonious assault and malicious destruction of property for a employee of Continental Bakery at 928 W. Columbia Ave. Officers were called at 1:16 p.m. Monday by the owner who said an employee had broken

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2017-11-22 17:51:53

Police & Fire: Parole absconder flees police

FLEEING POLICE: A 58-year-old Battle Creek man was arrested after fleeing police and crashing his car Wednesday. Battle Creek officers said they witnessed the man fail to stop at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Helen Montgomery Avenue about 3:27 p.m. Police said they attempted a traffic st

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2017-11-23 14:39:45

Convictions affirmed for two men in bank robbery, shooting

The state appeals court has upheld the convictions and sentences of two Battle Creek men who police said robbed a bank and then fired at officers during a pursuit. The Michigan Court of Appeals in a Tuesday unanimous ruling affirmed the convictions of Robert T. Williams, 42, and Richard Young, 38, o

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2017-11-22 20:40:45

Buddy's armed robbery suspect arrested

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) -- Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand is reporting this Tuesday morning that they have arrested the man associated with the armed robbery at the Buddy's Gas Station in Vandercook Lake. Marlon D. Stephens, a 44-year-old Jackson man was arrested and is currently in the Jackson Co


Dinner and service reflect on thanking the community

JONESVILLE - Grounded in Grace Coffeehouse invited the community to a free turkey tetrazzini, salad and dessert dinner Nov. 16. Held in the coffeehouse inside the Jonesville First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall for the third year, organizers welcomed guests to give thanks for the support of the


Terrifying: Woman uses buying-selling app in Raleigh, finds herself at gunpoint

Raleigh, N.C. - As online buying and selling apps become more popular, Raleigh police say dangerous incidents are becoming more common. A Raleigh woman experienced a terrifying ordeal in which a phone sale transaction using the "Let Go" app on Burgundy Street in Raleigh resulted in a gun to her head

WRAL - 2017-11-22 21:34:00

Diamante puts spotlight on variety and creativity in Hispanic and Latino culture

The annual Latino Diamante Awards are styled after big-time red carpet awards ceremonies - think the Grammys or Oscars. A chef is hired for the reception, and the evening begins with hors d'oeuvres. And then everyone transitions to the theater for an evening rich with musical entertainment. The sche

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 22:34:00

Man found bleeding on Raleigh road after possible hit and run

Raleigh, N.C. - A man was found bleeding early Thursday morning in the middle of a road in Raleigh after what police believe was a hit and run. Police said the man was found around midnight at Waterside Land and High Castle Court. His injuries are possibly life-threatening, according to police.

WRAL - 2017-11-23 10:36:04

Raleigh gym owner accused of inappropriately touching girl

Raleigh, N.C. - The owner of a Raleigh fitness center has been charged with inappropriately touching a girl, according to court documents. Samuel Oscar Blue, 45, of Raleigh was charged with at least one count of sexual battery in connection with the incident, which was reported on Nov. 21, according

WRAL - 2017-11-22 20:34:58

Be wary of these shoppers in Cary. They may try to steal your wallet.

Police on Wednesday released surveillance photos of three people they described as pickpockets who have been snatching the wallets of women while they are grocery shopping. The snatchings from purses - four in all - began late last month. The most recent incident took place Nov. 18. Police say the

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2017-11-23 00:12:00