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Traffic stop leads to meth arrest

A man is facing multiple charges, including methamphetamine trafficking and possession of a forged instrument, after police allegedly found him in possession of methamphetamine and counterfeit currency. Lawrence Lucas, 35, of Lynch, was arrested by Harlan County Sheriff's Office deputies on Sunday.

HARLANDAILY.COM - 2018-01-16 12:35:00

Exeter faces boil water notice

A boil water advisory was sent out for the residents of Upper and Lower Exeter and Keokee on Monday, Jan 15. In an email, Appalachia Town Manager Fred Luntsford stated that a failure of the water pump at the Imboden pump house that sends water into Exeter caused a loss of water service. The Appalach

COALFIELD.COM - 2018-01-18 05:02:00

Wanted man arrested in Harlan County for drug trafficking

LOYALL, Ky. (WYMT) - Harlan County deputies arrested a man after finding drugs in his pockets and his car Sunday. Officials heard drug trafficking was happening in an area of Loyall. During a traffic stop, the driver of the stopped car gave a fake name and birthdate. Deputies found the man's real n

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-16 20:24:00

Thousands urged to boil water in Perry County

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - A Boil Water Advisory has been issued for ALL customers on the Hazard city water system. The Kentucky Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet and the Division of Water say the advisory effects all 9,500 customers on the city's water system. Officia

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-18 03:09:00

Fire destroys home in Appy

Residents were displaced and a pet is missing after fire broke out around midnight Tuesday in the Crossbrook area of Appalachia. According the Appalachia Fire Department Company 3 Facebook page, Engine 33 arrived on scene and advised of a two-story residential structure heavily involved with fire on

COALFIELD.COM - 2018-01-18 05:01:00

Winter weather hits Tug Valley area

The Tug Valley area was blanketed with its biggest snowfall of the winter on Tuesday as 3-4 inches of snow hit the area, followed by single digit temperatures. School was canceled for Wednesday in Mingo County, West Virginia, along with Pike and Martin counties in Kentucky. Neighboring counties like

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:01:00

One more cold start before conditions start to improve

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - After one last bitterly cold morning, temperatures will begin to head in the right direction for the rest of the week. Today & TonightSunny skies will dominate the forecast today and temperatures try to get above freezing, even if just barely. High pressure is settling into the

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-18 11:33:00

3 sentenced in Virginia synthetic marijuana ring

Three men have been sentenced in Wise County for their roles in a synthetic drug ring. According to Commonwealth Attorney Charles H. Slemp, III, David Dwayne Mathias, 50, James Clettis Mullins, 59, and Lawrence Franklin Mathias, 46, sold synthetic cannabinoids in and around the Town of Pound. The ca

WVVA.COM - 2018-01-17 00:35:00

Opelika police trying to ID suspect in Troy Bank & Trust robbery

Using images from security cameras, Opelika Police Department is trying to identify one of the suspects at the scene of a Jan. 11 robbery at the Troy Bank & Trust , 2701 Frederick Road, suite 101. Anyone who may recognize the suspect or has any information on the crime should call the Opelika Police

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-17 02:42:00

Auburn PD arrests three in Aspen Heights Lane robbery case

The Auburn Police Division arrested three men Tuesday in connection with a robbery on Aspen Heights Lane, APD announced Wednesday. Jaken Dowdell, 20, Martavious Dowdell, 20, both of Auburn, and Tevin Calloway, 25, of Opelika were charged with three counts of robbery first degree, possession of marij

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-01-17 21:01:00

Icy Conditions Improve Slightly, Officials Still Warn Drivers To Stay Off Roadways

Icy, slushy roads left behind from a winter blast had even emergency personnel in Montgomery navigating with extreme caution. Montgomery's Mayor and Police Chief said crews had responded to dozens of accidents and pleading with drivers to stay off the roads until conditions had significantly improve

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-01-18 00:29:58

Montgomery woman sentenced for ID theft, tax fraud scheme

A 25-year-old Montgomery woman has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for stealing personal information from job applicants in tax fraud scheme. Kidiamond Sharagnes Pearson was sentenced Wednesday for her part in the identity theft scheme. Pearson assisted an accomplice, James Vernon

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-16 19:37:08

Road conditions: Should you drive? The latest after the snow

It's best to stay home and off the roads. Law enforcement and emergency officials across the River Region are warning residents to not travel. All roads in Montgomery are considered impassable and only open to emergency vehicles. Snow overnight has covered the roads. As the sun melts the accumulat

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-17 14:09:32

Delivery of Wednesday edition delayed due to weather

Delivery of the Wednesday edition of the Valley Times-News to home subscribers will be delayed due to poor Tuesday night and Wednesday morning weather conditions. The newspaper's printing facility in Opelika has cancelled all outgoing deliveries for the day, making carrier delivery to home subscribe

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-17 14:45:37

The Lee Co. Sheriff's Office just issued this travel advisory:

The Lee Co. Sheriff's Office just issued this travel advisory: Lee County roadway conditions continue to be hazardous for any travel. All area road surfaces have ice coatings rendering roads impassable. The U.S. 280/431 corridor is having numerous issues. U.S. 280 northwest of Auburn-Opelika has num

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-17 18:24:26

Troopers: Most crashes cleared on I-85 near Tuskegee

Alabama State Troopers have been working crashes on Interstate 85 near Tuskegee. Troopers say many of the crashes are now clear. The first crash happened southbound at mile marker 41 and involves an overturned box truck with entrapment. One lane was blocked and there were at least two injuries. The

WSFA - 2018-01-17 20:36:58

Four-story mixed-use building approved for downtown Santa Maria

Proposed mixed-use building at intersection of Broadway and Main St. in Santa Maria (Courtesy of AGC Design Concept, Inc.) SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A project that could potentially transform downtown Santa Maria has received City approval. On Tuesday night, city council members voted unanimously to gre

KEYT - 2018-01-18 02:12:47

The mudslide closure of the 101 is hurting Santa Barbara businesses

The mudslides that hit Santa Barbara County last week continue to clog a main artery for cars and trucks trying to get through the area. Some local business owners say the prolonged shut down of the 101 freeway has led to missed shipments and lost revenues. A CalTrans spokesman estimated that each

KPCC - 2018-01-18 02:00:23

Santa Ynez Valley Weather Forecast

A cold front will move through the Santa Ynez Valley on Thursday night and into Friday morning with increasing clouds and rain showers. The system is expected to produce about a 10th of an inch of rain. An upper-level trough will follow Friday afternoon with a few more rain showers, including the ch

SYVNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Dump truck carrying mud from Montecito loses load in Goleta

GOLETA, Calif. - Two lanes of U.S. Highway 101 northbound at Patterson Avenue in Goleta remain blocked causing a major traffic backup for miles after a dump truck carrying mud from Montecito lost its load. The incident was reported just after 4 p.m. The California Highway Patrol reported on their tr

KEYT - 2018-01-17 02:24:45