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Woman faces multiple charges, including arson, after 2 fires in Piney Creek

A Sparta woman is facing numerous charges, including arson, in connection to two fires in Alleghany County. Jennifer Lynn Williams 28, is accused of starting two fires in an area off Highway 93 in the Piney Creek community, deputies said. Deputies motor home was burned on Dec. 15, and on Jan. 1, a m

WXII 12 - 2018-01-18 22:05:00

Letters: Why a new plan for the Boones Creek school?

Taxpayers were burdened recently for an additional property tax increase to fund a new school in the Boones Creek area. If I remember correctly this also included renovations to the Jonesborough Elementary School building and funds for a magnet school. At that time the county Board of Education acce

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Bitter Cold Thursday Morning With Snow Covered Roads Still In Place

It's bitter cold in the High Country Thursday morning with folks waking up to single digit temperatures. Beech Mountain made it down to minus 3 degrees last night with a low wind chill factor of minus 17 degrees at 2:00 a.m. From Boone to Banner Elk to Blowing Rock temperatures hovered around 3 degr

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-01-18 15:44:46

At least seven flu-related deaths reported in Tri-Cities

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - At least seven people in our region have now died from what are considered flu-related deaths this flu season, according to Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System. A MSHA spokesperson told us all six of the deaths at its facilities were adults. A Wellmon

WJHL.COM - 2018-01-18 21:50:04

Assisted living staffer charged with drug trafficking

BOONE - A Boone woman was arrested Jan. 10 for obtaining prescription medicine by false pretense and trafficking opium or heroin. Katherine Campbell Godsey, 39, of 294 Natures Way, Boone, was charged with obtaining property by false pretense by fraudulently representing herself as someone that neede

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-18 22:45:00

New deal "game changer" for Bristol Compressors

BY DAVID MCGEE BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Va . - Bristol Compressors on Thursday signed an exclusive development contract that could prove a "game changer" for the local firm, according to Kevin Mumpower, Bristol Compressors vice president of product engineering. The Washington County-based man

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-19 03:37:00

Grayson County Courthouse locked down after powdery substance found in letter

The Grayson County Courthouse was placed on lockdown Thursday after a Circuit Court employee opened an envelope that contained an unknown powdery substance. (GCSO) The Grayson County, Virginia Courthouse was placed on lockdown Thursday after a Circuit Court employee opened a letter that contained a

WCYB.COM - 2018-01-18 16:48:56

Johnson City woman accused of stealing SUV

After investigating a report about a stolen 2011 Honda Pilot on Nov. 16, Johnson City police arrested a Johnson City woman and charged her with theft over $1,000. When police talked to the victim, they were able to identify the suspect using the first name, "Michelle," according to a news release. O

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-01-18 19:42:00

BREAKING: Winter Weather Impacts Flights In Mobile And Pensacola

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) Arrivals and departures from Charlotte, North Carolina are among the flights canceled Thursday morning for travelers at Mobile Regional Airport and Pensacola International Airport. Other flights with connections in cities affected by winter weather are also canceled.

WKRG - 2018-01-18 12:19:58

5-Year-Old Dies Days After Heartbreaking Photo With Grandfather

GULF BREEZE, FL - A 5-year-old Florida girl has died days after a photo of her lying in a hospital bed next to her crying grandfather, who is battling his own health problems, was shared thousands of times. Braylynn Lawhon of Gulf Breeze died on Monday, according to a crowdfunding page created for h

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:48:58

MPD Officer Accused of Raping a Woman in his Police Car

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A City of Mobile Police Officer is under investigation after being accused of rape. The Lagniappe reports that narcotics officer Jamal Pettway is accused of raping a woman inside his assigned police vehicle in downtown Mobile last October. MPD says an internal affairs investig

WKRG - 2018-01-18 03:47:04

A new home for Sweet Pea: Sea turtle moves into Navarre Beach center

Sweet Pea, a female juvenile Green sea turtle that can no longer survive in the wild, arrives at her new home - the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center. Sweet Pea, a female juvenile green sea turtle that can no longer survive in the wild, was released Thursday into her new home - the Nava

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 21:15:11

Mobile Police investigate shooting in Semmes

Semmes, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are on the scene of a shooting in Semmes. Police responded to an area hospital after reports of a shooting victim came into the hospital late Thursday afternoon. Mobile Police could also be seen at a home on Champions Cove. A News 5 crew is on the scene gathering

WKRG - 2018-01-19 00:25:48

Former Pensacola teacher charged with homicide in estranged wife's death

Photo: Suspect Arrested Source:{ } A former Pensacola middle school teacher is charged with breaking into a home and killing his estranged wife. According to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, 47-year-old Joseph Paul DeWise of Bozeman, Mont. has been charged with deliberate homicide for the death of 35-ye

WEAR - 2018-01-18 13:54:23

Report: Pensacola man charged after teen reveals sexual relationship to mother

A Pensacola man is being held at the Escambia County Jail on a $52,500 bond after reportedly having sex with a minor and giving her drugs and alcohol. According to the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, 42-year-old Hayden Vann Porter had sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl from August 2016 to Ma

WEAR - 2018-01-18 16:42:33

Attorney convicted in high speed chase incident

CarrollA woman who led police on a high speed chase and hit a Gulf Breeze Police Department cruiser head on, back in 2016, was convicted on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Terra Carroll was charged with Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Officer in Agency Vehicle with Lights and Siren Activated and

GULF BREEZE NEWS - 2018-01-18 12:49:00

Man arrested for failing to obey police during fight at Fairlane Town Center in Dearborn

A man was arrested Jan. 16 after he failed to obey police who were attempting to break up a fight at Fairlane Town Center, 18900 Michigan Ave. Police responded to the mall at 6 p.m. near the first floor JC Penney entrance on a call of a fight in progress. When they arrived, a group of men were fight

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2018-01-18 19:28:04

Dearborn man arrested on warrants

A Dearborn man with warrants for his arrest was taken into custody Jan. 15 at his house. Police were alerted to the man's whereabouts during a database check of residents with outstanding warrants for their arrest. The check revealed the man was living in the 24100 block of Carlysle and had warrants

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2018-01-18 19:19:23

Police looking for missing Dearborn Heights man

A Dearborn Heights man has been missing since Jan. 12, and his family is asking for help to determine his whereabouts. Gene Alan Fuelling, 59, was last seen Jan. 12 in the late evening, and hasn't contacted his family or been home since, which they say is out of character for him. The family has con

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2018-01-18 21:27:00

Couple accused of 4-year-old Sumpter Township girl's death expected to be arraigned in Michigan

A Sumpter Township couple accused in the death of 4-year-old Gabrielle Barrett is expected to be arraigned Saturday in Michigan on murder and child abuse charges. The child's mother, Candice Diaz, and the mother's boyfriend, Brad Fields, were arrested last week in Georgia and waived extradition, of

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-01-18 21:35:49