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Amherst man gets 5 years in assault case

An Amherst man was sentenced Monday to five years in prison in connection with an assault case stemming from a March 10 incident in Amherst. Harvey Eule Womack, 48, pleaded guilty in late September in Amherst County Circuit Court to charges of abduction, domestic assault and battery and attempting t

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-21 13:40:00

Copper theft suspect wanted in Amherst County

The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man in connection to a copper theft in Madison Heights. It happened on November 13 at about 4:30 a.m. at the Lee & Moss Grocery Store. A man was caught on a security camera taking copper from around the store. If you know who this is, or have i

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2017-11-21 19:04:09

Lynchburg high-school student struck by car

A Lynchburg high-school student was hospitalized Wednesday morning after he was struck by a car, police said. Lynchburg Fire & Rescue and Lynchburg Police Department personnel responded to a 9:45 a.m. call about the incident in the 400 block of Wiggington Road, said Lynchburg Police Officer A. Lucy.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-22 19:52:00

TRAFFIC ALERT: Several roads closing for Lburg Turkey Trot, how to sign up

road closures.JPG The 29th annual Lynchburg Turkey Trot 5k will kick off Thursday morning at E.C. Glass High School. Traffic Alerts: As of 6:30 AM Langhorne Road will be CLOSED from Murrell to Memorial. As of 7:30 AM, the following Lynchburg Streets will be CLOSED: Langhorne between Memorial & Tate

WSET - 2017-11-22 15:40:01

Crash closes part of Wiggington Road in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Drivers on Wiggington Road in Lynchburg can expect delays Wednesday due to a crash. Lynchburg Emergency Services says the crash has closed the 400 block in the area of Davis Cup Road. This is a developing story, stay with ABC 13 for updates. LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Drivers o

WSET - 2017-11-22 09:57:18

Developer proposing turning building, former Billy Joe's, into hotel

A developer is proposing to build a 122-room Extended Stay Woodspring Suites hotel on Border Street next to the Kirkley Hotel (WSET) LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A new hotel could be in the works for Lynchburg. A developer is proposing to build a 122-room Extended Stay Woodspring Suites hotel on Border

WSET - 2017-11-22 18:04:54

From the archives: Boonsboro Shopping Center

Boonsboro Shopping Center opened in May 1965 on what was then the western outskirts of Lynchburg, situated on a 125-acre tract that had been annexed by the city from Bedford County in 1964. The shopping center was part of a wave of retail destinations created away from downtown. Pittman Plaza opened

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-22 19:00:00

Mustaches for Kids raises thousands of dollars for local youth

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Mustaches for Kids celebrated $80,000 raised since November 1. The group helps more than 2,000 kids in Lynchburg, including the Boys & Girls Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Casa and Jubilee. Men signed up to be mustache growers through the different organizations and hosted

WSET - 2017-11-22 23:25:52

Man charged with two counts of murder after Lawrence County shooting

LOUISA The Kentucky State Police have arrested and charged a Martin County resident with two counts of murder after a shooting in Lawrence County. Elden Shannon Muncy, age 21, of 4701 Buffalo Horn in Martin County is lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, according to police. In a news

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-11-21 15:59:00

Monroe Co. man and woman arrested

A Monroe County man and woman were arrested in the early morning hours Wednesday on drug and other charges after being pulled over for a traffic violation. Deputy Joseph Ford with the Barren County Sheriff's Office stopped a 2001 PT Cruiser around 2:15 a.m. after witnessing it disregard a stop light

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 15:03:00

Glasgow, Barren County alcohol revenues leveling

GLASGOW - Glasgow and Barren County officials are beginning to get a clearer picture of their new revenues generated by the additional sale of alcohol in their respective jurisdictions now that they have receipts for three quarters of the year. Although the local-option election that allowed legal a

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-21 22:08:00

Eastern Tompkinsville Bypass work to begin soon

Construction on the new Eastern Tompkinsville Bypass is expected to begin soon. The road, which will measure 4 miles in length, will connect Celina Road near the Jane Yokley Cemetery Road with Edmonton Road across from Ben Hall Road. Joe Plunk, chief district engineer with the Kentucky Transportatio

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES

Moss Middle School students learn hands-on medical skills

After placing a suture in a frozen pig's foot, Malak Adnan, 13, said the experience was "pretty cool." "It was pretty cool to do it on something that was like a person's actual skin and get some experience," Malak said. Malak was one of 38 Moss Middle School students who participated in a clinic Tue

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 21:49:00

Man subject of lockdown, manhunt in custody

A report of an armed man in the area of Webb Ave. and Braun St. sparked a massive armed manhunt by local officers and the lockdown of local businesses. Throughout the afternoon police continued searching the area around downtown Crossville. The search for a man wanted in a domestic situation that re

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2017-11-22 16:58:00

Carnegie Library project to continue gift to community

CORBIN - As we enter the season of giving, the Carnegie Center of Corbin, Inc., wants to remind area residents of its commitment to raising funds to restore the Carnegie Library that was built in 1916. The library was a gift to the community from Andrew Carnegie and others who worked to get the Carn

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 04:56:00

Nonprofits take part in Giving Tuesday

Franklin residents have a chance to support local non-profit organizations on Tuesday, Nov. 28 as part of Giving Tuesday, an annual charity contribution drive that has raised millions for non-profits around the world. The Simpson County Literacy Center provides basic education to over 150 adults ann

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

South Windsor Police Reporting Area 911 Outage

South Windsor police are reporting an area-wide outage of the 911 system. South Windsor residents with a fire emergency can call 860-64402441. Anyone who needs help from police or EMS should call 860-644-2551. South Windsor police are reporting an area-wide outage of the 911 system. South Windsor

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-22 18:18:55

911 phone lines down for South Windsor

- FILE - South Windsor Fire Truck (Image: SouthWindsorFire.org) SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH)- The 911 phone lines are down for South Windsor on Wednesday afternoon. The South Windsor Fire Department says that the area 911 phone lines are down, which includes South Windsor. If you have a fire emerge

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-22 18:22:22

East Windsor man sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for heroin trafficking

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - An East Windsor man will be spending the next 63 months in prison for trafficking heroin. Officials say 41-year-old Jhovany Valdes was sentenced on Tuesday in a New Haven court. Following his imprisonment, Valdes will have four years of supervised release. According to cour

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-22 01:59:07

SWindsor to consider noise ordinance

SOUTH WINDSOR - Council members on Monday slammed a luxury housing developer responsible for a 40-plus home development after neighbors have repeatedly complained about construction noise. Neighbors have said noise can consistently be heard at the Toll Brothers development between Nevers and Graham

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-11-21 16:45:00