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Asheville Police need help locating a missing teen

Asheville, NC (FOX Carolina) - Asheville police are searching for missing juvenile, Emma Sanchez.Police say Emma was last seen September 16 headed north on New Leicester Highway wearing a black shirt with gray pants and a black backpack.She is still believed to be in the West Asheville area, and may

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-09-21 16:20:00

Waynesville man identified as victim of explosion

A mobile home explosion in the Rabbit Skin community early Thursday left one man dead. Law enforcement identified the victim as William Keith Foster, 65.Kyle PerrottiThe Haywood County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a fatal explosion in Waynesville as William Keith Foster, 65.Foster w

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2018-09-21 19:48:00

Rail company blamed for Hurricane Florence flooding in North Carolina town

“We’re talking about a company that placed life in danger, placed millions of dollars of personal property of individuals in danger to protect their own interests,” a local leader said.

NBC NEWS - 2018-09-21 16:37:00

Evacuations at Hart Theater in Waynesville, Firefighters on scene

Waynesville, NC —Firefighters are on the scene at the Hart Theater in Waynesville.Dispatchers tell News 13 that people inside were evacuated after a firefighters responded to a call at 250 Pigeon Street.Several departments have responded.No other information has been released at this time about the

WLOS.COM - 2018-09-20 19:48:03

Armed man at Smoky Mountain, Cherokee football game arrested

Tanner Moren Eagle Larch, 27, was identified at the game by local law enforcement and was wanted by the United State Marshals. Local law enforcement attempted to make contact with him away from spectators, but Larch, who is from Cherokee, fled on foot and during the pursuit threw down a hand gun, ac


Three teenagers arrested for assault of juvenile facility worker

The three boys, ages 14, 16, and 17, are in custody at the Blount County Juvenile Center. A report from the Blount County Sheriff's Office states they responded to a call from Acadia Village Behavioral Health on Jones Bend Road in Louisville early Saturday.

WATE - 2018-09-20 18:37:59

Evaluating Roy Williams' future at North Carolina and the top 5 candidates to one day replace him in Chapel Hill

Nobody likes to "keep it in the family" quite likeNorth Carolina-- evidence being that the school hasn't had a head men's basketball coach who wasn't previously a UNC player or assistant since Frank McGuire left in 1961. Every coach since, starting with Dean Smith, has had ties to the program. The c

CBS SPORTS - 2018-09-21 14:41:28

Sevierville police warn of mystery shopper scam

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn (WATE) - The Sevierville Police Department warns the public to beware of mystery shopper scam. This isn't a new scam and there are many similar to it but, police wanted to remind you to never send money to anyone that you don't know without being fully assured that it is legit.

WATE - 2018-09-21 20:48:23

Rangers: Preliminary autopsy inconclusive for dead man found near bear

SEVIER COUNTY — Park rangers at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park say the preliminary autopsy for the man found dead in the park last week is inconclusive."Right now, all we have is a very preliminary result of the autopsy which are basically inconclusive," said Julena Campbell with the Great


Blake Shelton announces new Gatlinburg restaurant

Country singer Blake Shelton laughs during an announcement ceremony for Ole Red Gatlinburg in Gatlinburg, Tennessee on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Shelton has partnered with Ryman Hospitality to bring Ole Red to Gatlinburg. The 13,500 square-foot entertainment venue with a two-story bar, restaurant


Cherokee County charges suspected meth dealer in the mountains - WDEF

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) – Cherokee County investigators have confiscated around $40,000 of meth in the North Carolina mountains.


NC man busted at high school football game with stolen gun, deputies say

SYLVA, N.C. (WSPA) - A man with a stolen gun was caught after running from deputies at a high school football game, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.


THP: Teenage driver crashes into Greene County school bus

GREENEVILLE, TN (WJHL) - State troopers a Greeneville school bus was involved in a minor crash Tuesday morning. Now, a teenager is reportedly at fault in the crash.


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Bear hops into Asheville family's van, visits neighbor's kitchen

More bears spotted in NC mountains raiding picnic baskets, trashASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) -- An unbearable guest left a mess for two families in Asheville.Karen Brown of Asheville shared video from the Sunday visit.Brown said her neighbors discovered a bear in their van after leaving the door open.The


North Carolina governor warns "worst flooding yet" from Florence still to come

"It's fun to get out and everybody's getting stir crazy being stuck in the house, but that's a lot of water that has to go somewhere," he said.


Drug Bust Nets Meth, Cocaine, Pot, Weapons

A Greene County Sheriff’s Department K-9 turned a traffic stop into a sizable drug bust Saturday.Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Foster observed a vehicle with a broken taillight engaging in what warrants describe as “suspicious activity.” Foster stopped the vehicle and, based on his contact with its occu


GSMNP Officials: 3 people dead in fiery car crash in Smoky Mountains

Preliminary investigation indicates a sedan, traveling east, drove off of the roadway, struck a tree, and caught fire.


GSMNP officials shoot, kill bear that was found near man's body

Wednesday, rangers decided to euthanize the bear. Since then, they have struggled to to get close enough to the bear to deliver a fatal shot.


KPD: Knoxville woman charged in attempt to conceal overdose death

Madonna Blevins, 59, was arrested and charged with filing a false report and tampering with evidence Sunday.