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Waynesville SRT continues legacy of dominance at SWAT Round-Up

Waynesville Police Department again proved it can keep up with the big boys. At last year's SWAT Round-Up, held in Orlando, the department's Special Response Team (SRT) took home awards for both the best small department and the best national team, and the goal this go-round was to match that effort

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-11-24 08:30:00

Waynesville police seek man facing rape, sex offense charges

Wayneseville police say 53-year-old Eddie Smith faces a felony rape charge and two felony sex offense charges for an alleged incident involving a juvenile. (Photo credit: Waynesville Police Department) Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who is facing rape and sex offense charge


Waynesville man leaves $250,000 to animal rescue group

Nonprofits receive donations from people's estates all the time, but Norman Jacobs decided to truly go above and beyond. In a small ceremony late Tuesday morning, Wendy Rota, daughter of the late Haywood County resident who moved to the area after retiring in 2006, gave Sarge's a check for a whoppin


One less Salvation Army red kettle this year in Waynesville

This time of year, people often show their generosity by giving to charities like the Salvation Army. Those familiar red kettles are out. But in Waynesville this year, there's one less outside a major store. In years past, you could financially help people in need by placing money in a kettle at the


Servicemen, first responders treated to holiday cheer at Waynesville coffee shop

Some generous customers at a Waynesville coffee shop are giving back to first responders. A local couple went to the owner of Smoky Mountain Roasters with a mission of giving back to the community. They're paying for a special treat for all who work to protect us. Smoky Mountain Roasters owner Kevin


Come down off the Mountain

Come down off the mountain and shop local. When was the last time that you walked Main Street in Waynesville? If you haven't gone into our local retailers' stores, you are missing the boat or the "presents" in this case. Whether these presents are for you or your loved ones, we have the best place

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-11-24 08:30:00

Candle lighting ceremony in remembrance of children is Dec. 10

The 21st Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting, hosted by the Compassionate Friends, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at Long's Chapel United Methodist Church, 133 Old Clyde Road, Waynesville. The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe in l


Audition for 'Sense and Sensibility' at HART

Auditions for "Sense and Sensibility," directed by Henry Williamson, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, in the Fangmeyer Theater at HART, 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. Those unable to attend should contact HART at 828-456-6322 to arrange a specia


Vandals hit railway's Polar Express feature

Courtesy photo Torn down Christmas lights was just part of the damage done by vandals to the Polar Express train ride at the Nevada Northern Railway. It's that time of the year when people are thankful, celebrating the holidays with their loved ones and enjoying all of the Holiday festivities. But f


Murry, Mill won't become one-way streets

After a traffic study on Mill and Murry streets, the city council has determined it wasn't in the best interest to make them both one-way streets. Scott Henriod former captain at the time was directed to conduct a traffic study on Mill and Murry Street. A speed trailer was used to collect traffic on


Plenty to do in the upcoming weeks locally

The holidays have arrived and now is the time to get in the spirit of celebrating and sharing. You can find a wide variety of wonderful, fun things to help make this time special for all your friends and family. On Friday, Nov. 24, from 2 to 6 p.m. come see the beautifully decorated trees at the Bri


Open enrollment event scheduled at chamber office

The beginning of the open enrollment period began on Nov. 1 when Nevadans could go online to review their coverage options and select the best health plans on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange that works for them and their families. This years open enrollment is six weeks shorter than in pr


Cortez Masto cosponsors bipartisan gun safety legislation

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto announced last week her support for bipartisan gun safety legislation, the Fix NICS Act, to strengthen the federal background check system in order to safeguard American communities from gun violence. Jointly introduced by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Joh


White Pine County Sheriff's Blotter Report

Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff's Office for Nov. 10-Nov. 19. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or elsewhere in the newspaper that are rele


Man and Woman Arrested in Farmingdale After Attacking Victim with Knife, Machete, Police Say

South Farmingdale, NY - November 24, 2017 - Second Squad detectives report the details of two arrests for an assault that occurred in South Farmingdale on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9:40 A.M. According to detectives, Mark Walker, 49, and Taneshia Marshall, 37, both of Deer Park, were involved in

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-11-24 15:32:31

Pair with machete, chase man in parking lot, police say

Mark Walker and Taneshia Marshall of Deer Park face assault and other charges. The male victim was struck in the upper back with the machete, police say. Mark Walker, left, and Taneshia Marshall, both of Deer Park are accused of chasing a man with a knife and machete through a parking lot in South

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 01:43:48

LI company sues state over development contract at Republic

ALBANY - A Long Island company is suing the state over claims that agencies "created an uneven playing field" that was "directed toward" awarding a $50 million development contract to a competitor owned by a major contributor to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. LI Clean Tech of Huntington, which filed the laws

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 17:54:00

3 members of Long Island family arrested on burglary and assault charges

Three members of the same family are facing charges on Long Island, one of them for allegedly attacking a police officer. Investigators say Danielle Colwell and her son Liam, both of Bethpage, became combative with Nassau County Police. Liam allegedly jumped on one officer's back and started attacki

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-24 13:26:24

Man allegedly beats 65-year-old; mom and brother taken into custody after assaulting LI officers: police

BETHPAGE, NY - Three members of the same Long Island family are in custody on various charges after a 19-year-old allegedly beat a 65-year-old man. John Colwell, 19, banged on the door of a Bethpage home around Wednesday night, police said. The 65-year-old homeowner came to the door and asked Colwel

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 01:00:24

Holiday shopping habits hard to break, even though stores may offer better bargains later

WALLKILL - It's buy-one-get-free for the iPhone 8 or the Samsung Galaxy S8 at the Galleria at Crystal Run's T-Mobile store in the Town of Wallkill, while the nearby Verizon Wireless outlet is hawking iPads for as low as $100. Best Buy is peddling a Dell Touch-Screen Laptop for $360 and a 50-inch Sha

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 03:06:30