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30 years and $2 million fine

Crawford UNION COUNTY - A Jonesville man could serve up to 30 years in prison and have to pay a $2 million fine after pleading guilty to a drug charge in federal court. In a statement released Friday, United States Attorney Beth Drake announced that Cornelius C. Crawford., 31, had plead guilty in f


Caring about the senior citizens

Charles Warner | The Union Times Christmas will be a happier time for some senior citizens thanks to Bailey Betenbaugh. The high school student organized a drive to collect canned food and other non-perishable food items for senior citizens. The drive collected 120 cans of food and 48 packs of Ramen

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-12-17 05:30:14

The gifts of the Father and the Son

Charles Warner | The Union Times God gave His Only Begotten Son so that the human might have eternal salvation, but in order for that to happen the Son had to in turn give His Life, which Jesus did willingly even though it meant leaving Heaven to live for a short time on Earth and then suffer a terr


China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond attends the UK-China Economic Financial Dialogue at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (Fred Dufour/Pool Photo via AP) BEIJING (AP) - Britain and China have pledged to cooperate in clean energy research and promote


Dalton man arrested on 12 counts of theft, burglary

Dalton police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged string of thefts in the region. Around 2:30 a.m. Friday, Officer Stephen Pendergrass saw a red GMC Sierra pickup truck with its bed covered on West Walnut Avenue. He ran the license plate, according to an incident report, and saw that t

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-12-18 20:56:23

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Dalton, GA

Dalton, Ga. (WDEF) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the United States Marshals Service (USMS) to investigate an officer involved shooting in Whitfield County on Thursday. Preliminary information indicates that on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at approximately 11:55 PM, law enfo


Dalton apartment building destroyed in fire

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - Dozens of people are without a place to live after a fire destroyed a Dalton apartment building. Friday morning at Park Canyon Apartments in Dalton, the sky was lit up orange. "Woke up to the sound of someone pounding on your door. A lot of folks neighbors were going around knoc


Families who lost their homes in a Dalton apartment fire find comfort in community

Hours after flames erupted at the Park Canyon Apartments in Dalton, the community sprang to action. The fire displaced 20 families 10 days before Christmas. "It was awful, I couldn't imagine losing my house this time of year. Anytime really but this time is especially hard," Angie Elliott, owner of


Dalton Catamounts blast past NW Whitfield, 74-63

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - Dalton and Northwest Whitfield fought for county bragging rights Saturday afternoon at Dalton Middle School. The Catamounts shut down NW Whitfield, 74-63. Dalton was leading by 20 at one point in the second half. DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - Dalton and Northwest Whitfield fought for cou

WDEF - 2017-12-17 04:56:03

Drunk wrestlers, European backers and sex syrup: A weekend at the Catoosa County Film Festival [photos, video]

Edwin Morgan drove through Chattanooga earlier this month, looking for a quick loan to take the heat off him. The night before, a wrestler threatened to beat him up. Now, a group of actors and artists were at a barn in Tunnel Hill, Ga., waiting for their money. And in the back seat of his van, an ex

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-12-17 05:09:19

Frazee's acrylic pieces bring a splash of color to library

For the next six weeks, the artwork hanging in the Cartersville Public Library gallery will provide a stark contrast to the drab winter landscape. Resaca artist Rebecca Frazee's acrylic pieces are bringing a splash of vibrant color to the dreariest season of the year, and her flowers, beaches and se


Fleischmann rallies GOP, praises Trump

The Bradley County Republican Women combined holly with a dash of politics Saturday night as they hosted their annual Christmas banquet at the Cleveland Country Club. It was an evening of fun as the elected officials representing the county, as well as some who want to be elected officials, came to

CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER - 2017-12-18 15:27:53

Monday traffic alert for Kennewick Ave.

If you drive on Kennewick Ave. between Vista Way and Yelm St., you might want to leave a little early on Monday. The City of Kennewick said underground work to install a gas line will affect traffic, reducing it to one lane in each direction along that stretch. Traffic will be modified most of the d

KEPR - 2017-12-17 18:50:42

Founder of toy drive for kids in foster care calls 2017 "best year yet"

Founder of toy drive for kids in foster care calls 2017 "best year yet" In November Action News told you about a toy drive for foster kids started by an 8-year-old girl from Finley. Jayna Burris started "Give a Gift, Get a Smile" four years ago and says 2017 has been their best year yet. Her mother

KEPR - 2017-12-17 18:35:29

Luminaria lights up Pasco neighborhood

Neighbors light up their luminarias for the 32nd annual Desert Plateau Luminaria in Pasco on Saturday. More than 25,000 candle-filled paper sacks, or luminaries, lined the streets of Desert Plateau and surrounding neighborhoods. Never miss a local story. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-12-17 03:10:00

Pasco firefighters say this could make a life or death difference

Timing is critical when firefighters answer emergency calls. Someone receiving CPR will suffer brain damage if not resuscitated in three or four minutes. A house fire doubles in size every minute. "We live and die by minutes and seconds," Pasco Chief Bob Gear said. That's why a new fire station in P


Here are some creative ways to volunteer in the Tri-Cities

Imagine what it would be like if everyone of us volunteered now and then to help others in the community. There are numerous creative ways to help out. Just a few hours each week, or even each month, can help make our community a better place. So first, what do you love? Is it animals, your hobby, c

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-12-17 23:43:00

Station 84 already making a difference

PASCO, WA.-- The Pasco Fire Department has a new, old addition to its facilities. Station 84, which is on Road 48, used to belong to Franklin County. It was taken over by the City of Pasco, renovated, and is now busy serving the area. According to PFD's Ben Shearer, in the first month that the stati

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-12-18 07:52:00

9 of 26 fail in latest round of restaurant inspections

The Benton-Franklin Health District food safety team inspected 26 local establishments during the week that ended Nov. 24. Of those, nine failed and require follow-up inspections. The remaining passed, including four who earned perfect stores. The department regularly inspects more than 1,000 licens

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-12-17 21:56:00

The Link failed. This pair says the campaign broke the law

The failed campaign for The Link is drawing complaints from a former Kennewick mayor and a Pasco political activist. Victor Epperly and Roger Lenk each filed complaints about how the campaign for a sales tax increase was conducted. Both claims are in the early stages of examination by staff at the

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-12-17 21:40:00