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Cause of death released in Greenville County deputy-involved shooting

The Greenville County Coroner's Office has released an official cause of death in a deputy-involved shooting in the Poe Mill community Monday. Jermaine Massey, 35, of 234 3rd Ave., died of a gunshot wound to the torso. It remains unclear how many times Massey was struck. "We're not saying he was onl

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-03-23 15:42:16

Arden man charged with trafficking heroin/fentanyl mixture

Authorities have arrested an Arden man who is charged with trafficking a heroin fentanyl mixture, among other crimes, and is being held under no bond due to domestic violence charges. On March 21, 2018, the Buncombe County Anti-Crime Task Force, with assistance of the Asheville Police Department, co

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-23 10:45:31

Help find missing man Daniel Hammerton from Asheville

Daniel Hammerton (Photo provided by Asheville Police Department). ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) - Police are asking for the public's help locating Daniel Hammerton. Asheville Police Department said in a news release the 23-year-old was last seen around noon Thursday, March 22 on Zillicoa Street. Hammerton

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-23 16:23:38

Two Hendersonville residents charged with trafficking cocaine

On Thursday, the Asheville Police Department requested the assistance of the Henderson County Sheriff's Office's Drug Enforcement Team in apprehending fugitive Boevino Antwane Hammond, 36, at Cureton Place in Hendersonville. Hammond had been indicted by a state grand jury in Buncombe County on mult

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2018-03-22 12:57:09

Man killed; wife, 2 children hurt after ambulance hits car head-on in Chester Co.

GREAT FALLS, S.C. - The South Carolina Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after an ambulance was involved in a crash along Highway 97 in Chester County near Great Falls Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said the ambulance went off the side of the road, overcorrected, and then traveled into the

WSOC-TV - 2018-03-22 13:15:16

Top local stories we are following today

Here are the top stories we are following for you today. Happening today, the Asheville City Council has called a special meeting to discuss a use of force complaint against former officer Christopher Hickman. Click here for more on this story. A little boy who was seriously hurt more than five yea


Deputies make 2 felony drug trafficking arrests in Henderson Co.

Officials with Henderson County Sheriff's Office said two felony drug trafficking arrests have been made in Henderson County. Deputies said Asheville Police Department requested the assistance of their Drug Enforcement Team on Thursday to apprehend fugitive Boevino Antwane Hammond, 36, of Hendersonv


Haywood school officials explain decision not to notify all parents about BB gun

Officials in Haywood County are investigating an alleged threat against a student by another that led to a BB gun being taken to Meadowbrook Elementary School in Canton on Friday morning. They said the situation was resolved without incident. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) Officials in Haywood County ar

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-23 22:11:46

Shooting victim with known drug ties heads to prison

A man who was shot last December in Canton will now be spending the next one-to-two years in prison. Matthew Allen Walker, 42, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or distribute methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm from a felon Tuesday in Ha


Ask 13: What's being built on Brevard Road near the I-40 intersection?

"What is being built in front of Duke Energy on Brevard Road? Marissa Pack wrote to Ask 13. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) Construction on Brevard Road in Asheville has piqued the curiosity of several News 13 viewers, prompting questions about the site near the intersection with Interstate 40. "What is

WLOS.COM - 2018-03-22 16:29:31

Suspect arrested in Fountain Inn stabbing

Shammaryah Dononique Tystazzia Walton FOUNTAIN INN, SC (WSPA) - A woman was stabbed multiple times and thrown out of a vehicle, according to Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office. Greenville Co. deputies say it happened near the intersection of McCarter Rd. and Milacron Drive around 9 a.m. She has been taken


Rugby Middle School on lockdown as precaution

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) - Deputies say a Hendersonville middle school is on a precautionary lockdown following a threat. Henderson County Sheriff's Office confirmed the lockdown shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday. Deputies say Rugby Middle School is on a code yellow lockdown after a threat was foun

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-22 15:16:00

Answer Man: What's 'Mr. Bill' Norwood up to?

Today's batch of burning questions, my smart-aleck answers and the real deal: Question: You recently wrote about Bob Caldwell, the retired WLOS-News 13 weatherman and Auto Advantage pitchman. You said he was part of the "Mr. Bill" children's show on WLOS, playing a clown. It made me wonder, how is "


Asheville man wanted for failing to appear on death by motor vehicle charge

Michael Shane Wells is wanted for failing to appear on charges related to a deadly wreck in October 2015. (Photo credit: Buncombe County Sheriff's Office) The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for failing to appear on charges related to a deadly wreck in October 2015. Mich


One person trapped inside car for 45 minutes after single-vehicle crash

HICKORY - One person was airlifted to an Asheville hospital Sunday after being trapped inside a wrecked car for about 45 minutes. Kevin Huffman, 23, of Connelly Springs, suffered serious injuries to his lower body when the car he was riding in crashed into a tree, said Trooper K.B. Robinson of the N


Major development looking toward Maggie Valley

A 5.9-acre parcel on Soco Road in Maggie Valley (in blue) may soon be home to a national chain hotel. Haywood GIS photo A major hotel could be coming to Maggie Valley sooner rather than later after the town recently passed a pair of amendments to its design guidelines to allow for taller buildings.


Local House Heading Back To TV Screens

March 22, 2018 Park Baker Barnwood Builder producer and host Mark Bowe (left) and Brevard architect Parker Platt stand in the house's great room. The house is scheduled to be completed by May. Brevard's Platt Architecture will be featured again on the TV show "Barnwood Builders" at 9 p.m., Sunday, A


Blue Horizons Project aims to reduce Asheville, Buncombe energy use

ASHEVILLE - The spring snowstorm Wednesday meant another day of heat pumps in high gear, warming homes across the mountains, while at the same time burning ever more fossil fuels and hiking up energy bills. The chilly morning was a fitting time for the launch of the Blue Horizons Project, a clearing


South Carolina sheriff: Deputy fatally shoots man with knife

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy has fatally shot a man in South Carolina. Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis tells news outlets a man wielding a knife was killed after charging at deputies Monday evening. He says deputies had been called out for a disturbance and found at lea


'Arts In March' Event Set For March 23-24 - Brevard, NC

March 22, 2018 Courtesy photo Hickory Hollow will play at Cherry Tree Saturday afternoon. This Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, businesses in the Heart of Brevard will host a new annual event celebrating local arts and culture in downtown Brevard. "Arts in March" will begin on Friday, March 23