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COUPLE FACING SERIOUS FELONY DRUG CHARGES---WITH MORE WARRANTS TO BE SERVED - WHKP 1450 Hendersonville, NC
On Thursday, May 10, 2018, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the residence of David Joseph Conard and Mallory Suzanne Helms, located at 29 Courtney Lee Lane in Flat Rock, NC. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of approximately 77 grams of methamphetamine (Sch
Reward offered in teen's hit-and-run death in Sevierville
A $2,500 reward is being offered for information about the motorist who struck, killed and left behind a young pedestrian in July 2017 in Sevierville.
Local business closed for now as law enforcement investigates - Oak Ridge Today
Russell Barker, director of the Seventh Judicial District Crime Task Force, is pictured in front of McGuire on Thursday afternoon, May 24, 2018. (Photo by John Huotari/Oak Ridge Today)
Balsam Mountain Preserve purchases land under conservation easement
SYLVA — Balsam Mountain Preserve, a conservation-oriented residential community in the Blue Ridge Mountains, announced it has acquired a 2,000-acre fee under the conservation easement within the property.Included in the easement is the majority of land surrounding the homes, club facilities and upco
Man who lost wife & daughters in Gatlinburg wildfire files federal lawsuit
Michael Reed, who lost his wife Constance and two daughters Lily and Chloe during the November 2016 wildfires in Gatlinburg and Sevier County, is suing the U.S. government for millions.Reed, who is asking for $13.5 million dollarsin the lawsuit, is named as one of two plaintiffs in a joint lawsuit s
WNC residents wait and watch Subtropical Storm Alberto
Asheville man trekked across the state to draw attention to multiple myelomaLongtime customers reopen iconic Joey's Pancake House in Maggie ValleyUber, Lyft resume services at Asheville Regional AirportHow clean is the French Broad River? New report just releasedPolice: Man arrested after three peop
Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg to Open in Summer 2018
Gatlinburg, Tenn.—Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg, the anticipated new riverfront resort in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, plans to open mid-summer 2018 with a new general manager at the helm.
Haywood Historic Farmer's Market
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Man who lost wife & daughters in Gatlinburg fire files lawsuit for millions in damages
VOTE: NFL players react to national anthem policy, will they still protest next year?
Joey's Pancake House reopens in Maggie Valley
The restaurant, which served platters of pancakes and a deeply beloved hash brown casserole to devoted diners for 51 years,closed last yearafter owner Brenda O'Keefe retired for health-related reasons.
Renters at Creekside Inn in Gatlinburg receive eviction notices
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - Renters at the Creekside Inn in Gatlinburg received an eviction notice on Friday, hand delivered by the owners' lawyers, letting them know that the motel will be closing and they have 10 days to be out.
248 apartments, including 25 affordable units, planned for site off Airport Road
The $318 million project, Sweetgrass Apartments, is planned for a nearly 11.7-acre parcel at 39 Bradley Branch Road off Airport Road. Studios and apartments with up to three bedrooms will be built, as will a clubhouse.
Black Mountain man's death under investigation
Investigators learned through interviews with family members that the elder Ricketts and his son had been involved in a physical altercation minutes earlier over the ownership of a dog, according to Black Mountain Police Chief Shawn Freeman, who added that the fight was broken up by family members.
Police: 2 charged with abuse of corpse after body found inside North Knox apartment
Officers responded just after 2:30 p.m. to Windsor Court Apartments, 706 Cedar Lane. Police found the man's body in the bathroom of apartment number 12, according to a Knoxville Police Department news release.
Asheville police search rules: The fight behind how the change in consent happened
But the mandated changes, which include requiring officers to get written permission for some searches, was first discussed more than a year ago before gaining recent momentum after the police beating of a black pedestrian.
At least 1 person witnesses Haywood County hit-and-run
Caller:"I just pulled out of my store, headed towards Maggie Valley. There's a gentleman, must be distraught. He is walking in the outside lane. He's got white pants on, he has a little bit of a limp to him, he's going to get hit right there."
Cherokees headed back to state
“The awesome thing about this run is if you ask me to pick an MVP, I’d have no clue,” Wes Caldwell, Greenback head baseball coach, said. “If you said, ‘Who is your best hitter or who was your ace during this run?’ I’d have no clue, honestly. The greatest thing is that everyone we’ve thrown up there
Man leads officers on 2 county chase, say Henderson Co. deputies
HENDERSONVILLE, NC (WSPA) - A man wanted on felony charges led deputies on a chase through two counties on Tuesday night, according to the Henderson Co. sheriff's office.
Police: Pigeon Forge man hurt after trying to climb through window of stranger's truck
A Pigeon Forge man tried to climb through the open window of a stranger's pickup truck as it sped along for half a mile Wednesday morning. He ultimately fell, police said, leaving him with serious injuries.
Gatlinburg renters have electricity shut off after day's notice
In the letter, the owners say they are working with Sevier County Electric System to restore power but warned it would likely be shut off Wednesday morning. It goes on to say, "If disconnected, we do not know if or when the power will ever be restored."