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Taking The Next Step: Sandy Level residents focus on the future

SANDY LEVEL - A frosty morning didn't stop more than 200 people from participating in the 8th Annual Stop the Violence Walk in Sandy Level. The two-mile walk began Monday morning at Cross Road Baptist Church and concluded at St. John Baptist Church with a program themed around "The Next Level." The

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-15 20:47:00

Efforts to take land for the Mountain Valley Pipeline challenged by property owners

Even as it asks a federal judge to allow it to run a natural gas pipeline through land it does not own, Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC is considering changes to the pipeline's route. In October, the company invoked its power of eminent domain to seek easements on nearly 300 pieces of private property


Pedestrian critically injured on U.S. 501 after hit-and-run near Campbell County line

A male pedestrian was hit by a car at about 6:45 a.m. Friday in northern Halifax County near the Campbell County line. The pedestrian, who was struck by a car on U.S. 501 about a half mile north of Hog Wallow Road (Route 632), suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Lynchburg General Hos


Crews battle afternoon blaze in Danville

DANVILLE, VA - Firefighters battled an afternoon blaze that left a mobile home with heavy damage. It happened in the 200 block of Eastwood Drive Lot 12 in Danville around 12:30 p.m. on Monday. Crews were able to get the fire under control just after 1:00 p.m. Officials said the person living in the

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-01-15 21:01:26

Danville prepares for threat of overnight snowfall

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) - The Danville Public Works Department is pretreating main thoroughfares today because of a strong cold front that is expected to bring accumulating snow beginning Tuesday night and continuing until Wednesday in the evening. A total accumulation of two to three inches is projec

WSET - 2018-01-16 12:07:21

Fire crews respond to structure fire in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 260 Eastwood Drive Lot 12 on Monday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. According to a release from the Danville Fire Department, crews arrived at 12:35 p.m. and found heavy smoke coming from the rear of a single-wi

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-16 00:15:00

Records show police called to suspect's home numerous times

Police were already familiar with Richard Towler's home by the time of a reported early morning shootout with him Jan. 7. A review of 911 records from the last two years show police were dispatched to his home at least a dozen times before he was reportedly shot to death by an officer. The Danville


The public, the police and trust

Most police officers go their entire careers without having to draw their weapons, much less fire them in the line of duty. It's even rarer when an officer is involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect. Even for big-city departments like New York or Chicago, an officer-involved shooting is somethin

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Museum exhibit on notorious crimes in Finney County

The Finney County Historical Museum's newest exhibit features evidence from the 1920s Fleagle Gang crime spree and the 1959 Clutter murder as part of its "True Crime, Solving Notorious Cases from Finney County's History," exhibit. Public viewing of the exhibit is already available for free from 1 to

GARDEN CITY TELEGRAM - 2018-01-16 15:49:29

Transportation plan netting positive results

The USD 457 Board of Education was treated to an evening of good news at Monday night's meeting when it heard reports from the district's transportation program, its annual financial audit, and the Communities in Schools program. According to USD 457 Transportation Director Charles Stillian, changes

GARDEN CITY TELEGRAM - 2018-01-16 04:50:04

Future, Present and Past: Recalling the true role of Kansas in American history

Kansas Day is coming up toward the end of the month, and for a lot of people who call the Sunflower State home, the anniversary is sadly an observance restricted mainly to elementary school projects involving construction paper cottonwood trees or Play-Doh buffaloes. Serious students of history, how


One dead in mobile home fire in Marion

MARION - A resident of a mobile home in Marion died in a fire Sunday afternoon. The fire was reported at about 12:30 p.m. at the Marion Hillside Mobile Home Park at 405 Bertram St., according to the Marion Police Department. The resident was found dead inside the mobile home, along with an unspecifi

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-15 13:23:54

How to get your taxes done for free

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NBC26 - 2018-01-14 20:50:23

Crews battle fire at Outagamie County farm

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Dark smoke is billowing from a farm in Greenville. An Action 2 News photojournalist on scene says a barn is engulfed. A photo shows cattle outside of the barn, but it's not clear if additional animals were trapped. The farm is located off Highway 76 on the north side

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-01-16 18:37:00

Crews respond to large barn fire

GREENVILLE, Wis. (WFRV) - UPDATE: According to the Outagamie County Sheriff's Department, the call came in at 9:36 a.m. for a barn fire with cattle inside at W6684 County Road JJ in the Town of Greenville. Six area fire departments are battling the fire. County Road JJ is shutdown between highway 76

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2018-01-16 17:08:25

Crews battle barn fire in Outagamie County

The scene of a barn fire in Outgamie County on County Road JJ in Ellington, January 16, 2018. (WLUK/Pafoua Yang) ELLINGTON (WLUK) -- Crews are on scene, battling a barn fire in Outagamie County. A barn on County Road JJ, near North Greenville High School, is fully engulfed. It is unclear if any anim

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 10:32:34

Restoration of Greenville stream comes into focus

Subscribed, but don't have a login? State and county regulators have ordered Greenville to restore a navigable, disappearing stream and karst feature that was illegally dredged on farmland west of State 76. Duke Behnke/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin GREENVILLE - The schedule and cost to restore an ill

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-15 22:33:10

MLK poster, essay and poetry contest winners for 2018

The following are the winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. poster-essay-poem contest. Brown County and Oneida Nation K-12 students as well as area college students were invited to participate. Awards were given for first, second and third places, and honorable mention. The theme was "The Time is Al


Letter: Vote for Jami Gebert for Executive Director

To the Editor: Dear Friends in Portage County, I was very pleased when I heard that Jami Gebert would be a candidate to fill the vacant office of Executive Director of Portage County. Prior to my retirement two years ago, I was employed with the Community Spirit in Amherst and had frequent communica


Clarksburg fire destroys home, kills pet

CLAKRSBURG - Fire destroyed a home in Clarksburg early this morning. It happened around 2:15 Tuesday morning in a home on South 5th Street. The Clarksburg Fire Department says the home's residents were home at the time, and escaped safely, but that a dog in the home died in the fire. The fire depart

WBOY - 2018-01-16 09:03:18