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Man killed in Russell County crash
RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. — A Castlewood man has died following a single-vehicle crash in Russell County, according to Virginia State Police. Authorities said a 2000 GMC Jimmy driven by 56-year-old Michael Collins was going south on Route 615 at 9:25 p.m. Sunday, less than a mile north of Route 63. Police
Woodbridge resident wins Miss Virginia USA title
Courtney Lynne Smits of Woodbridge was recently crowned Miss Virginia USA. Morgan Brooke Duty from Lebanon, Va. was crowned Miss Virginia Teen USA. Smits attends Marymount University. She is a psychological operations specialist in the Army Reserves.
Wise County Man Pleads Guilty to Lying About Disability
Abingdon, VIRGINIA – A Wise County man, who claimed to be to be too disabled to work and as a result received over $92,000 in disability benefits from the Railroad Retirement Board, pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court in Abingdon to making a false statement, United States Attorney Thomas
Man stabbed brother-in-law in Southwest Virginia, sheriff says
ABINGDON, Va. — A violent argument between brothers-in-law left one in the hospital and the other in jail on Sunday. Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman reported Monday that the victim was stabbed twice — once in the groin and again above knee — about 5:40 p.m. Sunday.
Two juveniles questioned after threat made at one high school in Tazewell County
RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) – Two juveniles were taken into custody for questioning after a possible threat was made at Richlands High School. According to the Richlands Police Department, they were notified of a possible threat to the safety of students and staff at Richlands High School, Monday night. Of
Today in Johnson City History: December 10
Dec. 10, 1945: City Commissioner W.O. Dyer passed away. His term was from 1943-1946. Dec. 10, 2007: Mountain States Health Alliance announced that it planned to acquire Russell County Medical Center in Lebanon, Virginia. It was the Johnson City-based hospital system’s fourth acquisition in Southwest
Missing man chair placed at Tazewell County Courthouse
Tazewell County’s Courthouse is home to the latest Missing Man chair. The chair is placed in memory of the 82,000 American soldiers who never came home from the various wars. The 50 state tour of the POW\MIA flag paid for the chairs which have been placed at SWCC and in Richlands, Lebanon and Grundy
Dickenson County police: Man killed in tree-cutting accident
DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. — A man has died following a tree-cutting accident, according to the Dickenson County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the victim was cutting a tree with family members when the tree started falling on Monday in the Big Ridge part of the county. Police said the victim tried t
Murder in the Mountains: Triple murder in Pocahontas — 1989 investigation unearths drugs, sex, family feuds and double-crossings in small Virginia town
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story is the final of a five-part series featuring highlights from the newly released book, “Murder in the Mountains: High-profile cases in the Deep South counties of Southern West Virginia and Southwest Virginia.” The book includes 38 stories by the editorial staffs of
WANTED: 2 for string of thefts at Walmart stores
TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WVVA) Law enforcement in Tazewell County are looking for two people believed to be responsible for multiple thefts at Walmart stores in North Carolina and Virginia.
Investigators searching for double-stabbing suspect in Meadowview, Va.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) - The Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Office is investigating a double stabbing in the Meadowview community. Sheriff Fred Newman says a man allegedly stabbed another man and a female along Ryan Road.
Murray declines Tazewell council appointment
Less than a week after accepting an appointment to the Tazewell Town Council Jack Murray has declined. Council voted at its Dec. 11 meeting to allow Murray to fill the 11 months before the special election to fill the vacancy created when Jennifer Boyd resigned. Murray indicated at the meeting that
Man charged with arson in connection with Bristol fire
BRISTOL, Va. — A Church Hill man has been charged following a fire at a house in Bristol and then a burglary at the same house earlier this month, according to police. Police said 52-year-old Dwight Cagle was charged with arson and burglary. Authorities said the fire was on December 5 at a house on
Alabama colleges seek to help Virginia College students after sudden closure
State and community college leaders in Alabama are trying to help the 1,100 Alabama students who were enrolled in Virginia college. The private, for profit school suddenly closed earlier this month.
Bowl game's late date means Virginia Tech can look forward to being home for Christmas, then playing Cincinnati
BLACKSBURG – It was a familiar refrain as Virginia Tech’s football team fought to extend the program’s streak of consecutive bowl appearances – The Hokies didn’t want to be home for the holidays.
Congressman’s staff to visit Norton, Gap, Lebanon
Members of Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith’s staff will be available at the following local sites to meet with citizens during December:. • Dec. 5: 10 a.m.-noon, Big Stone Gap federal courthouse; 2-4 p.m., Norton city council chambers.
Police issue alert for Virginia truck driver convicted of child sex crime
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia State Police have issued an alert for a convicted sex offender now wanted for failing to re-register. Domonique Michael Jerome Brown, 29, is known to frequent Richmond and Roanoke, according to police.
Four things to watch for when Virginia returns to action against South Carolina
Virginia returns to the court Wednesday evening after a 10-day break, its longest hiatus of the season. The Cavaliers defeated in-state rival VCU, 57-49, the last time out, using a late run to fend off the upset.
Jury recommends life in prison for convicted murderer
GRUNDY, Va. — A Buchanan County, Va. jury has recommended that a local man convicted of first-degree murder and obstruction of justice should spend the rest of his natural life behind bars.
School resource officer attacked, husband and wife charged after incident triggers lock down at elementary school
Abingdon, Virginia — According to Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman: Ryan Michael Jones and Miranda Jean Jones went to Valley Institute Elementary School for a meeting with school staff. School Resource Officer Deputy Harry Foster recognized Mr. Jones as possibly being wanted and called Central