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Carroll chase leads to drugs, weapons charges | Carroll News

“The driver and passenger both fled from the vehicle on foot as Deputy Hoffman gave chase after the driver. After a brief scuffle with the driver of the vehicle, David Lane Alexander, age 54, of Dugspur was arrested and placed into custody,” Gardner said. “Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. David

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 20:17:00

Surry County Sheriff Reports | Mt. Airy News

• Daniel Sheets, of Red Barn Lane, Mount Airy, reported a theft on Oct. 4. He said between 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. someone came onto the property and stole his Hyper Tough push mower, valued at $150.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-10-22 23:38:00

Yonce retiring as Hillsville’s Police Chief | Carroll News

“I will be drawing full benefits and I have been in Town Hall this week. They wouldn’t allow me to do that if I was being investigated for something. They wouldn’t give me the option to retire,” Yonce said. “I told them when I took this job all I wanted to do was make it until I turned 50. That is w


Meth bust wraps up long probe | Mt. Airy News

Raids on Oct. 9 and 11 took more than 50 grams of meth off the streets of Surry County, the sheriff’s office said, part of a substantial seizure of illegal drugs over the past 10 weeks.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-10-22 20:17:00

Grand larceny suspect arrested in Carroll County

Reports from the VSP confirm that in the morning of Oct. 19, just before 11 a.m., troopers from the NCSHP were contacted by SiriusXM satellite radio, a third party broadcasting corporation that provides radio services through use of satellites and global positioning equipment to customers in the Uni

GALAX GAZETTE - 2018-10-22 06:00:00

Local drug problem has gotten worse, officials say

MARTINSVILLE – Over time, this area’s drug problem has gotten worse in some ways, according to Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry and Martinsville Police Chief Eddie Cassady.

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-10-22 04:00:00

Arts residency reaches 3,000 kids | Mt. Airy News

East Surry student Evan McCreary, left, helps out Mike Wiley in performing “Tired Souls: The Montgomery Bus Boycott.” -Bill Colvard | The News

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-10-23 10:54:00

Judge okays Christiansburg search that found 37 pounds of pot

At issue during the Circuit Court hearing was whether the pot, which officers heaped in four garbage bags in a front-row bench in the spectators' gallery, would be admitted as evidence in the upcoming trial of Michael Travis Devore, 61, of Christiansburg.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-22 21:48:00

Man charged after 1 person killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-74 in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A man was charged after a person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 in High Point Friday afternoon, according to a news release from High Point police.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-22 12:15:06

Giant tree splits in half, falls on woman's trailer home

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - The sight of a giant tree split down the middle right on top of Judy Penhollow's trailer home, wasn't something she planned to wake up to. "I came out on the porch and here the tree was," Penhollow said. Penhollow, who lives alone, said the fallen tree damaged the shed where

WSLS - 2018-10-21 22:15:12

City schools shifting school dates | Mt. Airy News

The local Walmart presents a $1,000 grant for Mount Airy Middle School. From left are the city schools’ Catrina Alexander and Wendy Carriker, Walmart’s Eric Deaton and Mike Moore, and Mount Airy Middle School Principal Olivia Sikes. -Jeff Linville | The News

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-10-21 17:40:00

1 person killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-74 in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. - A person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 in High Point Friday afternoon, according to a news release from High Point police. The crash happened at 2:23 p.m. in the eastbound lanes just before the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Exit. The driver of a Dodge Ram


Police reports | Mt. Airy News

• A man listed as homeless found himself lodged in the Surry County Jail under a $32,000 secured bond Tuesday after a suspicious-vehicle investigation led to the discovery that he was wanted, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports.


Assault victim still critical shape | Mt. Airy News

Elyssa Jones, left, a recent East Surry graduate, plays soccer against Surry Central. She is still in a Winston-Salem hospital after being struck by a vehicle last week. -John Cate | The News


Police: Virginia dog kennel owners engaged in bestiality

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say a couple who owned a dog kennel engaged in bestiality caught on video. Citing a Monday release from Suffolk police, The Virginian-Pilot reports 42-year-old Christina Patterson was charged with multiple counts of bestiality and animal cruelty more than a yea


Fire destroys home near Woodlawn | Carroll News

Firefighters spray water on hot spots at a one-and-a-half story home at 190 Forest Oak Road in Woodlawn on Wednesday morning. The fire was reported around 10 a.m. by a neighbor who saw the smoke. Residents in the home had just left minutes before to go and pay an electric bill. A resident in the hom


Yadkin Valley Rotary holds opioid crisis forum | Mt. Airy News

John Shelton, executive director of Surry County Emergency Services, told just how widespread the issue has become.


Rockingham County Sheriff’s Deputy Hits, Kills Person Walking On Highway

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WFMY) – The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after one of their deputies hit and killed a person on a highway.Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page said the person killed was walking across the highway Thursday night when the deputy hit them in the southbound


6 vehicles involved in wreck on I-40; two lanes closed

Wreck stock image. FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. - Six vehicles were involved in a wreck on Interstate 40 Friday morning, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Troopers responded to the call at about 7:57 a.m. NCSHP did not report if anyone was injured. The collision shut down the two right lanes


Virginia woman accused of drugging child to pass urine test

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