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Snow delays Halifax trash pickup

Due to the major winter weather event, the town of Halifax Sanitation Department postponed Wednesday's modified solid waste pick-up (Monday's route), and the conditions of secondary and residential roadways will prohibit service on Thursday. Town Manager Carl Espy said, on Friday sanitation vehicles

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-18 15:30:00

Man hospitalized after Durham shooting, police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A man was hospitalized on Thursday night after being shot near the intersection of Dawkins and East Umstead streets in Durham, police said. The extent of the man's injuries wasn't immediately clear. Police said the shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. Authorities did not immediat

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-19 04:20:44

Roads across central NC covered in ice, snow this morning

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - The snow storm that hit our area Wednesday dropped a foot of snow in some parts of central North Carolina and left the roads an absolute mess. The best advice for motorists is to just stay off the roads unless you absolutely have to drive. Roads across Wake, Durham and Orange

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-18 12:12:47

Policeman jumps into icy creek, saving women who crashed in Durham snow

Durham Police Cpl. J.J. Barazandeh in a photo from Durham police. An image of snow in Durham near Falls Lake. DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A Durham police officer saved two women from icy water after their car crashed while driving on snow Wednesday in Durham, officials said.CLICK TO VIEW SNOW PHOTOS! Th

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-17 23:02:45

As major storm departs, two deaths blamed on it

Abbie Bennett, Ron Gallagher, Aaron Moody and Camila Molina The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (TNS) The winter storm that dumped snow in most of North Carolina, nearly a foot in some areas, by Thursday morning is being blamed for the deaths of two people. The first fatal vehicle accident related

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 22:46:43

Drivers still wrecking in Durham

(CBS North Carolina) DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Drivers continued having accidents Thursday following the snow storm. Durham County saw more than a dozen accidents Thursday, including several along I-85. The message local authorities are trying to get out is that looks can be deceiving. While the sun

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-19 01:04:31

Man wanted in Danville deadly shooting arrested, search continues for second suspect

Antwan Tucker Jr. was shot in the head on Dec. 22, police say DANVILLE, Va. - A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Danville man is now in custody. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Greensboro Police Violent Criminal Apprehension Team arrested K'Darius West in Greensboro,

WSLS - 2018-01-18 00:27:29

Surprise snowfall virtually shuts down county

The heavy snow that battered Halifax County and Southern Virginia on Wednesday was as unexpected as it was difficult to navigate, paralyzing the area and shuttering schools, businesses and administrative offices. Schools, courts, agencies, county and town offices and other businesses in Halifax Coun

YOURGV.COM - 2018-01-18 16:37:00

Bobbi Jo's restaurant will be missed

Bobbi Jo's restaurant will be missed Having been out of the area for the holidays and then getting sick for several weeks, we did not realize Bobbi Jo's restaurant in Pinetop had closed its doors. Joe and Roberta, may you enjoy your retirement. Thank you for the many great meals over the years. God'


Fab Lab grand opening set for Jan. 18

LAKESIDE - A new fabrication lab, known as Fab Lab, sponsored by University of Arizona, 4H, and Blue Ridge School District will hold a grand opening on Thursday, January 18 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the old elementary school building at the main campus of Blue Ridge School, 1200 W. White Mountain Blvd


Jack Barker Memorial Park groundbreaking Jan. 25

PINETOP-LAKESIDE - A ground-breaking ceremony for the town's newest park is set for Thursday, January 25 at 3:30 p.m. at the corner of Johnson Drive and White Mountain Blvd. Pinetop-Lakeside Mayor Stephanie Irwin said the public is invited to the event at Jack Barker Memorial Park which is across th


Snowflake school administrators to meet with concerned parent group

SNOWFLAKE - After a recent informal meeting of parents and community members concerned with alleged incidents of bullying, harassment and even possible sexual assault at Snowflake High School, school administrators have agreed to meet with them. According to Hollis Merrell, superintendent of Snowfla


Apache County Sheriff's Office

-Apache County deputies responded to a residence located on County Road N9047 in Concho, where Jordan Friend, 18, was arrested for alleged disorderly conduct. Friend was transported and booked into the Apache County Jail. Jan. 2 - A deputy responded to the adult probation office in St. Johns, where


Lifeguard training planned in February

SHOW LOW - Become certified as an American Red Cross lifeguard for future employment opportunities with the city of Show Low. Lifeguard training classes will be Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning Feb. 12 and ending Feb. 21 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Show Low Family Aquatic Center, 1100 W.


Uniquely American tradition of 'Singing Cowboys' alive and well at Blazin' M Ranch

Cottonwood. Hollywood. Both have quite the reputation for their "Singing Cowboys." In Hollywood, "Singing Cowboys" represent one of the richest traditions of Tinseltown, first popularized on screen in the 1936 movie "The Singing Cowboy" starring Gene Autry. Along the way, actors such as Roy Rogers,


Where is the respect for the living or dead?

Recently while visiting the Lakeside Cemetery, I was once again shocked as all the flowers and American flags were gone. The cemetery looked abandoned. The reason I say, again, is that this happened once before. At that time, I spoke with a lady at Public Works that assured me a man they hired to cl


Woman killed in Westwood crash identified by police

The victim of a single-vehicle crash that happened early Wednesday morning in Westwood has been identified by police as Erma Moye, 67, of Kansas City, Kan. Westwood police said the crash happened just after 6 a.m. Wednesday near Westwood City Hall in the 4700 block of Rainbow Boulevard. Police on We

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-19 01:10:00

Widow of man killed in Austin's Bar hate crime launches new project to tell U.S. immigrants' stories

OLATHE, Kan. -- It's been nearly a year since Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed at Austin's Bar & Grill in Olathe. Now his widow is launching an initiative to spread awareness. He was shot by a man who reportedly yelled, "Get out of my country." Witnesses said he thought Kuchibhotla was Middle-Eastern

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-19 04:35:45

Former Jackson County jail officer admits jail smuggling

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A former corrections officer at the Jackson County Detention Center admitted that she helped smuggle contraband to inmates at the center. Thirty-year-old Jalee Caprice Fuller, of Independence, pleaded guilty Thursday to her role in the conspiracy to smuggle contraband such as cell

REPUBLIC - 2018-01-18 22:51:51

Missouri man arrested weeks after 2 horses were shot, killed

AMORET, Mo. - A Missouri man suspected of shooting and killing two horses has been charged with two felonies. WDAF-TV reports that 55-year-old David Johnson, of Garden City, Mo., was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of first-degree property damage. Bates County Sheriff's Office said in

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 14:58:12