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Man electrocuted in Abingdon dies

ABINGDON, Va. -- A man who was electrocuted and fell 30 feet has died, according to Washington County, Virginia, EMA director Theresa Kinglsey.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-23 15:41:00

Authorities: Man who fell more than 30 feet in Abingdon workplace incident dies

The man who was electrocuted and fell more than 30 feet off of a structure at the Mid Mountain Distribution Center in Abingdon Monday has died, according to Washington County, Virginia, EMA director Theresa Kinglsey.

WCYB.COM - 2018-10-23 10:26:10

Tazewell and Marion will fight for a Dragon Bowl victory on Friday

The two teams have been going at it since the 1940s. Tazewell and Marion will continue the Southwest Virginia rivalry on Friday night. This will be the second year the two teams will play for the “Back of the Dragon” trophy. It will also be the Bulldogs’ senior night. With all of the fanfare, head c


Russell County man found guilty of second degree murder

Today, a judge sentence 36-year-old Joshua Lamont Lee in the 2017 death of Santana Danielle Hale. Lee was found guilty of second degree murder, malicious wounding and strangulation. Lee received 32 years and 11 months.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-22 21:30:30

Man shocked, falls 30 feet off roof at Mid Mountain in Abingdon

Washington County, Virginia Emergency Management Agency director Theresa Kingsley told WCYB emergency crews were called to the facility on Hillman Highway, a product distribution point for Food City grocery stores, just after 1:30 p.m.

WCYB.COM - 2018-10-22 17:15:18

Trailers for The Walking Dead feature a fictional Saltville sign

This image is extracted from the season nine trailer of The Walking Dead shown at Comic Con. The sign, looking a tad worn from the zombie apocalypse, says: Commonwealth Windmill & Pump Service, Saltville, Va.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-10-22 20:24:00

Two injured in Tazewell fire

Two people are hospitalized following a fire in Tazewell Oct. 19.911 dispatched the Tazewell Town Fire Department to 147 Clinchview Street at 7:09 p.m. for a structure fire. The department responded with three units and 13 firefighters and the town’s police department and ems units were also dispa

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-10-22 18:10:00

K9s take on expanding roles in Smyth County law enforcement

The addition of Patrol K9 Navir, a 78-pound Belgian Malinois trained to take down violent criminals, brought the number of Smyth County Sheriff’s Office K9 units to four in June. That number will hit five later this fall when K9 Gary and his handler complete their narcotics-detection training with t

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-10-23 20:29:00

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

Saltville council questions about mayor's role, meeting agendas and more are unsettled

Action on items regarding the council meeting agenda, mayor’s responsibilities, and a police officer position discussed at the Saltville Town Council’s special called meeting Tuesday was tabled until a regular meeting is held.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-10-22 13:00:00

SWAT team called after man barricades himself inside Jonesborough home Sunday

However the suspect, identified by authorities as 48-year-old Michael Curtis, had barricaded himself inside the home with several firearms.

WJHL.COM - 2018-10-22 01:18:02

One million dollar lottery ticket bought in Franklin County

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to a staggering $1.6 billion, but someone in our area still won some life-changing money. According to valottery.com, a ticket worth $1 million was purchased in Franklin County. The ticket was bought at the Whistle Stop, on 11729 Old Franklin Turnpike in Union Ha


4 men found with automatic pistol, police say

Those arrested were 22-year-old Nelson Caqvias, 25-year-old Luis Morales-Reyes, 35-year-old David Fernandez and 21-year-old Roberto Delgado.


Catch by Abingdon receiver goes viral

If you missed this catch Friday night by Abingdon receiver Holt Dotson, where have you been? The catch has been shared on social media by accounts like SportsCenter, Sunday Night Football on NBC, Bleacher Report, Max Preps and Yahoo Sports just to name a few.


Tennessee man faces multiple charges in Washington County, Virginia

ABINGDON, Va.—A call of trespassing in Washington County has resulted in the arrest of a man from Teflord, Tennessee, according to Sheriff Fred Newman.


Miss Food City Pageant set for Oct. 27: Here are the contestants

Miss Food City 2019 will receive $2,000 cash, a $1,200 scholarship provided by sponsor Rave Hair Styling Products, and a “Princess for a Day” package provided by Mane Street Day Spa & Salon, along with a number of other prizes. Reggie Neel of WXBQ 96.9 FM 24 Carrot Country will serve as master of ce


POLICE: Routine patrol leads to the administration of Narcan

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) - A routine patrol by two Bluefield, West Virginia police officers leads to the administration of Narcan.


Virginia woman accused of drugging child to pass urine test

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Large police presence at the scene of Johnson City apartment complex

HAPPENING NOW: Police & TBI on Scene of ongoing investigationPosted byWJHLon Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Meet Smyth County's Pet of the Week: Kiki

“Kiki,” the Pet of the Week, is a six-year-old spayed female terrier mix who is a real people-loving dog. She’s a medium size, around 30 pounds. She is selective about doggy friends, but she did reside in a household with another senior dog.