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Two charged with drug offenses | Mt. Airy News

Sheriff Jimmy Combs said Monday night, “Detectives located 8.8 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of $800, some digital scales, several smoking devices, a handgun, two shotguns, four rifles and over $500 in cash inside the residence.”

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-10-16 22:28:00

Passenger charged with first degree murder

Eisenhauer murder trial delayedStaff ReportCHRISTIANSBURG — Defense attorneys for David Eisenhauer, who is accused of killing a 13-year-old girl in 2016, say they need more time to analyze text messages and other data before he stands trial for first-degree murder.Eisenhauer, 20 — a former Virginia

GALAX GAZETTE - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Virginia woman accused of drugging child to pass urine test

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WRIC TV - 2018-10-17 12:00:00

State trooper shot and killed during traffic stop in eastern NC. Suspect in custody.

A North Carolina State Trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday, south of the Columbus County town of Whiteville, according to First Sgt. Michael Baker with the State Highway Patrol.

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-10-17 05:59:00

What is wrong with you people? :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

Seriously, what is wrong with you?For myself, I tend to be over emotional, and take things to heart.What is wrong with you? Ask yourself and let us know. I also tend to be uber organized which drives folks crazy.

GOWILKES.COM - 2018-10-18 08:13:00

Feds target Lazy 5 Ranch

The U.S. Department of Agriculture filed an administrative complaint last month citing the owner of Lazy 5 Ranch, Henry Hampton, with more than 50 violations of the Animal Welfare Act.

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-10-16 19:13:00

Galax rallies to help heal little Luci's broken heart

GALAX, Va. (WDBJ)When people meet Luci Pearl, they can't tell that little Luci's heart is broken.But to her mother, "She's just a miracle, every bit of a miracle."Luci has been fighting for her life since before she was even born."They pretty much told us to prepare for a funeral not necessarily a b

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-17 16:16:00

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

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-10-17 19:33:00

NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER SHOT KILLED: NC state trooper shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C.- A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday while conducting a traffic stop in the southeastern part of the state, according to the Department of Public Safety.

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-17 16:50:36

Graham, Richlands 4-5 in VHSL Group 2, Region D ratings

Narrows junior Chase Blaker (4), Reid Bowman (11) and the Green Wave are currently second in the VHSL Group 1, Region C ratings.File photo by Jessica Nuzzo

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-18 03:05:00

Mountain City democrats welcome Bredesen during Meet-and-Greet - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Former two-term governor, mayor, and businessman Phil Bredesen talks to residents during a recent visit to Mountain City Tennessee. Photo by Tamas Mondovics

THE TOMAHAWK - 2018-10-17 12:32:06

Fire heavily damages Hays mobile home

Fire heavily damaged a mobile home at 124 Harrold Mountain Road Extension in Hays Monday afternoon.Mountain View Fire Chief Brad Mathis said the fire began from an electrical short, which he said resulted from rainwater leaking through the roof and running down a wall behind a microwave oven. Gary W

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT - 2018-10-16 18:38:00

Virginia State Police charge man with murder in fatal crash

Williams, the SUV driver and three children were taken to a Winston-Salem, North Carolina, hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Another passenger was taken to a hospital in Sparta, North Carolina, where they were treated and released.

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2018-10-16 21:04:55

Local constable helps with POTUS security - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Most locals know Dave Quave. He runs security for Johnson County Schools, teaches vocational classes at Northeast Correctional Complex and serves as District 3 Constable. Recently, Quave got a remarkable opportunity from the United States Government. He joined forces with the Secret Service on Octob

THE TOMAHAWK - 2018-10-17 12:43:31

Front-seat passenger charged with first-degree murder in fatal crash

Steven H. Williams, 37, of Independence, was "a causative factor" in a crash that occurred Oct. 10 at 4:45 p.m. on U.S. 58 less than a mile west of its intersection with Virginia 702, a news release said.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-16 20:42:00

Junk cars :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

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2 charged for drug trafficking

Robert Eric Clarke, 30, of 6346 Old Connely Ave., in Connelly Springs, and Serenity Danielle Berry, 19, of 1675 Berrytown Ave . , in Valdese, were both charged with trafficking heroin, possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to ar


North Carolina mom threw baby on ground after being denied beer, police say

Policetold CBS17that Kyesha Sherell Willis, 29, went to a neighbor's house on Saturday and demanded a beer. When she couldn't get one, she became angry and threw her son to the ground, police say.


Residents urged proper disposal of medications - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

In an effort to reduce access to opiates and other prescription drugs which have the potential for being abused, the Johnson County A.C.T.I.O.N. Coalition, or “Alliance of Citizens Together Improving Our Neighborhoods,” is touting several initiatives aimed at eliminating prescription drug abuse.

THE TOMAHAWK - 2018-10-17 12:46:54

Jury recommends 83 years, $290,000 fine for attempted murder of police

CHRISTIANSBURG — A Montgomery County jury on Monday convicted Burdis Gene Barker Jr. of trying to murder two Christiansburg police officers, along with drug distribution and firearms charges, and recommended a sentence of 83 years in prison plus a $290,000 fine.