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Overdose call leads to seizure of 37 pounds of pot, Christiansburg officials say

An overdose call Wednesday morning led to the seizure of 37 pounds of marijuana with a street value of about $208,000, Christiansburg officials announced. The seizure followed a call that came in at 6:47 a.m. requesting help for a man passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Christiansburg'

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-23 10:58:00

Christiansburg police arrest two, seize more than 35 pounds of marijuana worth $208,000

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Christiansburg police arrested two people Wednesday morning and after executing a warrant, seizing about 37 pounds of marijuana. Police responded at 6:47 a.m. to a call about a man passed out and not breathing in the 2000 block of Simpson Road. The man was found, revived with

WSLS

Groseclose farm wants to help people learn about alpacas, alpaca-fiber products

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

Micah's Backpack encourages matching grant donations

Micah's Backpack is in its ninth year of providing food on the weekends for hungry children in the Blacksburg community. The program is currently providing bags of food for more than 300 children each week who are in seven different schools, two Head Start programs and one sliding-fee childcare faci

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

CASEY: A bounty of gratitude

There are many reasons to be thankful today, as you can learn from some eighth graders at Cave Spring Middle school, and many others around the Roanoke region. By Dan Casey dan.casey@roanoke.com 981-3423 Buy Now Thankfulness comes in different stripes and themes. You can find a good illustration of

ROANOKE TIMES

Former Virginia Tech professor officially charged with defrauding government

A judge previously declared Yiheng Zhang a flight risk to return to ChinaPosted: 8:54 AM, November 22, 2017Updated: 8:54 AM, November 22, 2017 ROANOKE, Va. - A former Virginia Tech engineering professor is now officially charged with defrauding the government. A federal grand jury indicted Yiheng Z

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Eddie Yeatts Memorial Foundation makes annual donations

The Eddie Yeatts Memorial Foundation recently completed its accounting for the year and made donations to three worthy charitable endeavors. This year, more than $12,000 was raised and $4,300 was donated to Micah's Closest, a clothing initiative for needy school-age children; the Montgomery County C

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

'Artist's Eye' exhibit closes soon; companion book still available

The Artful Lawyer in Blacksburg will continue to display the exhibit "The New River Valley through an Artist's Eye" through Wednesday, Dec. 13, and the companion book is still available for purchase. At the end of 2016, The Artful Lawyer invited artists from across the New River Valley to participat

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-24 05:15:00

Uncertainty continues regarding medical marijuana ordinance

Constantine Village Council on Monday reviewed a third draft of an ordinance, drafted by village attorney Howard Bush, to permit commercial medical marijuana facilities in the village. Constantine Village Council on Monday reviewed a third draft of an ordinance, drafted by village attorney Howard Bu

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 01:40:15

Township to hold Christmas decorating contest

A Christmas decorating contest is being introduced in White Pigeon Township. A family on Crooked Creek Road in White Pigeon Township probably doesn't know that its overzealous Christmas decorating is the inspiration for a first-of-its kind competition. Sponsored by White Pigeon Township, a Christmas

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 01:37:11

'Career criminal' Henderson sentenced

IONIA COUNTY - One drop of blood is all it took to identify a Union City man as the culprit behind a rash of break-ins into vending machines in Ionia, Calhoun and Branch counties, Ionia County Prosecutor Kyle Butler said Tuesday. Clayton Henderson, 47, was in Ionia County 8th Circuit Court for sente

IONIA SENTINEL-STANDARD - 2017-11-24 05:01:00

Passenger was injured in crash where KDPS officer was cited for drunk driving

New details show injuries after off-duty KDPS officer crashed truck into stream. Officer now faces OWI charges. A passenger in the truck driven by KDPS Officer Jeffery Crouse had to be taken to a hospital back in October shortly after Crouse crashed the vehicle into a stream near Vicksburg. Accordin

WWMT - 2017-11-23 21:44:21

Timeline outlined for medical marijuana ordinance

Sturgis planning commissioners on Tuesday received an update from Will Prichard, director of community development, that the city commission wanted staff members to draft a medical marijuana ordinance for first reading at the city commission's meeting Dec. 20. Sturgis planning commissioners on Tuesd

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

Meet Your Neighbor: HarryNiebling reflects on craft of clowning

Harry Niebling came to Sturgis in 1964. One of his hobbies was portraying a clown Harry Niebling came to Sturgis in 1964. One of his hobbies was portraying a clown and he has many fond memories of serving that role in the Michigan Week parade. Niebling recently discussed how he got his start as a c

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

Ready to Serve: Numerous services offered by Hospital Auxiliary

When it comes to Sturgis clubs, there's none quite like Sturgis Hospital Auxiliary. When it comes to Sturgis clubs, there's none quite like Sturgis Hospital Auxiliary. The auxiliary consists of eight separate guilds, each which offers a different service for the hospital. Here's a look at the differ

STURGIS JOURNAL

Blessings counted: After children were put into harm's way, three families thankful for their safety

Ask nearly anyone what they are thankful for, and family is usually at the top of the list. Ask nearly anyone what they are thankful for and family is usually at the top of the list. In the aftermath of tragedies and natural disasters of recent months, some local parents talk about how they are espe

STURGIS JOURNAL

Warren County authorities seek Ricardo Gomez - fugitive of the week

Ricardo L. Gomez, also known as Anthony M. Russo, 39, is wanted on a charge of theft by deception, under a warrant dated Nov. 17, 2017, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office. Gomez, whose last known address was in the first block of Louise Drive in Milltown, New Jersey, is described as

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 20:59:19

Easton area man dies after Warren County crash

A 36-year-old Easton area man died after a crash Wednesday night in Warren County, police report. Robert Schneebeli was driving a Toyota Corolla west at 10:44 p.m. in the 300 block of Jonestown Road in Washington Township, Warren County, when the car crossed the center line, went of the opposite sid

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 17:03:19

Warren accident closes lanes on I-78

WARREN - An accident on Interstate 78 has resulted in the lanes being temporarily closed. The accident occurred around 10:45 a.m. with Injuries and a vehicle off the roadway on I-78 eastbound, according to the state Department of Transportation. The accident was west of Exit 40 and County Route 531

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-24 16:26:08

Warren students talk with 'real-life Auggie'

As the newly released "Wonder" draws moviegoers into theaters this weekend, students in the Warren Township School District are getting the chance to make real-life connections to the film, which is based on the powerful novel by R.J. Palacio about a homeschooled boy with facial differences and how

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 17:00:05