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Police investigate homicide after man found shot at Hickory IHOP

HICKORY, N.C. - Authorities in Hickory are investigating a homicide after a man was found shot overnight in the parking lot of a IHOP restaurant. Officers were called to the restaurant on Highway 70 SE. Police do not believe the man had been inside the restaurant. No arrests have been made in the ca

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-16 13:38:42

Public Safety discovers meth lab in Morganton

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription Three people were arrested after Morganton Department of Public Safety officers discovered a meth lab Friday morning on Shuffler Road. Robert Yancey, 42, William Carswell, 48, and Jennifer White, 40, all of Morganton, have been charge

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-01-15 21:55:00

Police: Woman caught on camera taking lottery tickets from employer

Kathy Robinson, of McDowell County, is charged with stealing lottery tickets from the convenience store where she worked. (Photo credit: McDowell County Sheriff's Office) A McDowell County woman is charged with stealing lottery tickets from the convenience store where she worked. Authorities say Kat

WLOS.COM - 2018-01-16 15:44:36

Police seeking 2 persons of interest in shooting death of Marion man

On Monday, January 15, 2018 at approximately 11:56 p.m., officers from the Hickory Police Department were called to 2415 Highway 70 SE, in reference to an injured person in the parking lot. Upon arrival officers discovered Rafael Cerda-Ramirez, age 26, of Marion, NC, in the parking lot, suffering f

WLOS.COM - 2018-01-16 12:31:14

City mourns 9-year-old's death

The Cherryville community is mourning the loss of 9-year-old Glenn Jackson. Jackson passed away Sunday at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte after a more than year-long battle that began with a severe blood disorder. He was a fourth-grader at W.B. Beam Intermediate School and previously attende

SHELBY STAR - 2018-01-16 21:15:50

Marion man dead in Hickory shooting

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MCDOWELL NEWS - 2018-01-16 15:00:00

Working through water main breaks

Colder weather comes with its headaches, some brought on when water lines and mains break. Shelby has seen 30 water mains break since Dec. 1, just about the total for all of last year, according to David Hux, Shelby Water Resources director. Simple science explains it, but hard work fixes it. "The g

SHELBY STAR - 2018-01-16 21:52:50

Grand Jury returns 28 indictments

RUTHERFORDTON - The Rutherford County Grand Jury returned 28 true bills of indictments when it convened Monday, Jan. 8 in the Rutherford County Courthouse. Indictments were returned on: Bradley Lee Beck, discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling, injury to personal property, Forest City Police

DIGITAL COURIER - 2018-01-16 10:00:00

Suspicious death investigation launched after dead woman found in Abingdon

Investigators arrived at a wooded area near Abingdon Monday evening following the discovery of the body of a dead woman. (T. Culbertson WCYB) The discovery of a dead woman in Washington County, Virginia on Monday is being investigated as a suspicious death. Sheriff Fred Newman said the body was loca

WCYB.COM - 2018-01-15 17:27:05

VDOT crews prepare for impending winter weather in Bristol

BRISTOL, Va. -- Crews at VDOT's North Bristol headquarters say they're ready for winter weather. Bristol Herald Courier reporter Zach Irby spent the morning with crews as they prepare salt trucks and plow trucks for this afternoon's expected winter weather. The Bristol district has 915 pieces of tot

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-16 15:17:00

Johnson City business opens doors to clothe community with kindness

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- The cold weather can take a toll on everyone, especially when you don't have access to warm clothing. So the Owl's Nest, a consignment shop in Johnson City, is stepping up to help their community. They started a nonprofit called "The Tree", located in the back of the store.

WJHL.COM - 2018-01-16 16:14:06

Radio Bristol touches the world

BY TOM NETHERLAND SPECIAL TO THE HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Va. - Good morning, Bristol. Good morning, World. From a sunny side of life comes a radio station the likes of which some thought long gone by. When Radio Bristol debuted in 2015, seas failed to part and the earth did not quake. Radio revoluti

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-16 19:15:00

Weather forces basketball postponements, rescheduling

Anticipating a blast of winter weather, area high school basketball teams got ahead of the storm and postponed Tuesday night's slate of games. And that means jockeying for position, or perhaps boxing out, to get a makeup date. Daniel Boone athletic director Danny Good said he and Tennessee High AD B

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-01-16 23:03:00

Pedestrian killed in Marion traffic incident

News Reporter | Bristol Herald Courier Zach Irby is the reporter covering a mix of retail, health and education for the Bristol Herald Courier. He enjoys photography, cooking and spending time with friends and family. News Reporter | Bristol Herald Courier Zach Irby is the reporter covering a mix o

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-16 15:42:00

Hit-and-run driver flees KPD on three tires

The blotter is derived from recent incident reports and central dispatch records of local police agencies. Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Jan. 8 - A man called deputies to his Blountville home, saying his girlfriend had doused him with chocolate milk and then tossed the empty jug, hitting him in t

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-16 20:55:00

Bristol church celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy

BRISTOL, Va. - Lee Street Baptist Church in Bristol, Virginia celebrated the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The service included churches from across the city. "Most of the churches are a part of it," Pastor Willis Johnson said. "They come and they celebrate. We celebrate the life of King,


Homeless man found dead not far from Middlebury shelter

MIDDLEBURY - Middlebury police believe alcohol played a significant role in the tragic death of a local homeless man found on the town green during the early morning of Saturday, Jan. 13. Police identified the deceased as 45-year-old Suad Teocanin. Middlebury Police Sgt. Michael Christopher said

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Homeless man freezes to death in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (WCAX) A 42-year-old homeless man was found frozen to death in Middlebury. The police chief says Suad Teocanin's body was discovered by his friends early Saturday morning on the town green. Police say he had been drinking the night before and never made it back to the warming shelter

WCAX - 2018-01-16 22:41:00

Snow moves in, to continue into Wednesday

The first of several waves of snow began early Tuesday, and parts of the region will see up to 8 inches on the ground by the time it ends Wednesday afternoon. A winter weather advisory is in effect for most of the region into Wednesday afternoon, with 3 to 6 inches of snow anticipated in the Glens F

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 10:27:00

Drug dealers accept plea agreements in Essex Co.

ELIZABETHTOWN - Two Essex County men have pleaded guilty to selling crack cocaine in the Town of Moriah. Lank Hall also known as Mississippi) and Henry Leonard (also known as Ice Boy/D) were arrested in August 2017 and each charged with three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled subs

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-01-16 15:55:25