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Gwinnett Man Shot, Killed On Front Porch

BUFORD, GA - A Gwinnett County man who was coming home from work was shot and killed on his front porch early Friday morning, according to police. The shooting happened around midnight on Montauk Hill Drive in Buford. According to Gwinnett County Police, a man had just returned home from his securit


Henry County to celebrate holiday season with tree lighting events, parade

McDONOUGH - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Henry County, and holiday celebrations are in full swing heading into the week of Thanksgiving. Even if the weather of late has you and your loved ones bundling up one minute and lathering on sunscreen the next, a host of groups and gove


Woman carjacked, kidnapped while pumping gas

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police are searching for the people who carjacked and kidnapped a woman at a gas station. Iris Cadler said that around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, she was pumping gas at the Kroger gas station on Highway 138 in Stockbridge. She said someone snuck up behind her and covered her face.


Robert William Newland, Sr., 87

Robert William Newland Robert William "Bob" Newland, Sr., 87, of Eatonton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. He was born in Trout Lake, Mich. on February 23, 1930 to the late Martin William and Flaurence Bell House Newland. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army.He was a


Suspect charged after hitting officer escorting funeral procession

ATLANTA -- A MARTA police officer was transported to the hospital after being struck on Friday. According to Atlanta police, the officer was helping to lead a funeral procession when he was hit on Fairburn Road near Thompson Drive. The officer appeared to have sustained serious injuries. Atlanta p

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-18 12:23:00

Man arrested for spate of metro Atlanta bank robberies

A Forest Park man has been arrested for allegedly robbing five different banks throughout metro Atlanta, including one in DeKalb County. MacKenzie Nathaniel Brunson, 27, was arrested by Conyers police on Nov. 9, after Atlanta police received an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers the day before. The F

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 16:07:00

Man missing from Stockbridge area considered 'critical' is found

McDONOUGH - A 46-year-old man missing since Thursday has been located, Henry County police announced Friday afternoon. His case had been considered critical. Randy Lamar Wiggins was last seen around noon on Thursday in the area of Squadron Lane in Stockbridge. He is described as a a black man, 6 fee


Dive into pivotal WWII battle Saturday at Falcon Field

The SBD Dauntless and the Battle of Midway come to Living Aviation History; decisive battle reviewed by WWII historian Rick Ector The SBD Dauntless and its crucial role in the World War II Battle of Midway will be featured Nov. 18 at this month's Living Aviation History Days program, a series presen


Royal Oak Players bring Hollywood drama to Marion's Lincoln Theatre

The Royal Oak Players present Suite Surrender, a farce, this weekend at The Lincoln Theatre. Written by Michael McKeever, the play tells the story of two of Hollywood's most famous divas in 1942 being booked into the same suite at The Palm Beach Royale Hotel for a war-time benefit performance. These


House fire in Chilhowie leaves one injured

SMYTH COUNTY, Va. - According to the Chief of the Adwolfe Fire Department, Steve Widner, crews received a call about a house fire on Sugar Street in Chilhowie just before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Chief Widner says one resident was injured and was taken to the hospital most likely for smoke inhal

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-19 03:31:23

Rime ice forms on mountain tops in our area

When I was looking at our various cameras across the area today, I was eager to look at the one on Holston Mountain. Rime ice had developed overnight on our tower, which really comes as no surprise. Still, it's interesting! Rime ice looks like snow from afar, but it forms in a different way. Snow is

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-19 23:22:50

Smyth library system looks at joining regional consortium

Next spring patrons of the Smyth County Public Library could see the number of items they can access increase by 1.5 million items. The current library collection includes just over 123,000 items. The larger collection belongs to the Holston Associated Libraries Inc. (HAL), a non-profit consortium.


UPDATE: Four members of Vegas-to-SW Virginia meth ring convicted in federal court

(PHOTO: MGN) Four of the 32 people arrested and charged for their part in a drug distribution ring that extended from Southwest Virginia to Las Vegas have been convicted in federal court in Abingdon. Richard Kayian, 55, of Las Vegas, Tracy Callihan, 48, and John Williams, 50, both of Glade Spring, a


Army Corps finalizes agreement for The Meadows project, won't require grave search

ABINGDON, Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can't order the town of Abingdon to allow local citizens to search for graves on The Meadows property. "With respect to the citizens who want access to the land and for as much as everyone acknowledged, 'Yes, that is a great offer,' there is no one wh

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-19 04:00:00

Gap woman's fashion goes on display

A Big Stone Gap woman's collection of high fashion is the subject of a new exhibit coming to Abingdon's William King Museum of Art. The work of designers Giorgio Armani, Alexander McQueen, Ralph Lauren and others was collected by the late Fran Keuling-Stout and will be on display starting Friday, No


Shoebox ministry in its 12th year at Abingdon Baptist Church

Start with an average size cardboard or plastic shoebox. To wrap it, cover the lid and box separately. Decide if the box is for a boy or girl. Age categories are 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14. Labels and other instructions are available online at www.samaritanspurse.org. Select a quality "wow" toy, such as


Man charged in 2 heroin-fentanyl overdoses in Murfreesboro

Richard Bain (Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Rutherford County man has been arrested after two people suffered overdoses of heroin laced with the opioid fentanyl. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says two people in Murfreesboro suffered non-fatal drug

WKRN - 2017-11-20 08:21:19

Police add extra patrols to Murfreesboro neighborhood; look for rape, robbery suspect

Murfreesboro Police said a school was briefly locked down after a man robbed and raped a woman in her garage at gunpoint on Tuesday. According to the Murfreesboro Police Department, the man approached a woman in the driveway of her home on Sunset Avenue. Police said the man had a gun and forced the


Overdose investigation results in Murfreesboro man's arrest

A Murfreesboro man has been arrested in connection with two overdoses in the city. Two people suffered non-fatal overdoses Nov. 17, and investigators with the TBI and MPD say heroin found at the scene tested positive for fentanyl, which the CDC describes as "a synthetic opioid pain reliever, approve

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-11-18 20:32:00

Missing man with Alzheimer's found safe in Murfreesboro

UPDATE: Police say Taylor was found safe at a convenience store at the corner of Compton Road and Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro. He has since been reunited with his family. Previously reported: Authorities in Rutherford County are searching for a missing man who has Alzheimer's. Wilson Taylor,