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Royal Oak Players bring Hollywood drama to Marion's Lincoln Theatre

The Royal Oak Players present Suite Surrender, a farce, this weekend at The Lincoln Theatre. Written by Michael McKeever, the play tells the story of two of Hollywood's most famous divas in 1942 being booked into the same suite at The Palm Beach Royale Hotel for a war-time benefit performance. These


House fire in Chilhowie leaves one injured

SMYTH COUNTY, Va. - According to the Chief of the Adwolfe Fire Department, Steve Widner, crews received a call about a house fire on Sugar Street in Chilhowie just before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Chief Widner says one resident was injured and was taken to the hospital most likely for smoke inhal

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-19 03:31:23

Rime ice forms on mountain tops in our area

When I was looking at our various cameras across the area today, I was eager to look at the one on Holston Mountain. Rime ice had developed overnight on our tower, which really comes as no surprise. Still, it's interesting! Rime ice looks like snow from afar, but it forms in a different way. Snow is

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-19 23:22:50

Smyth library system looks at joining regional consortium

Next spring patrons of the Smyth County Public Library could see the number of items they can access increase by 1.5 million items. The current library collection includes just over 123,000 items. The larger collection belongs to the Holston Associated Libraries Inc. (HAL), a non-profit consortium.


UPDATE: Four members of Vegas-to-SW Virginia meth ring convicted in federal court

(PHOTO: MGN) Four of the 32 people arrested and charged for their part in a drug distribution ring that extended from Southwest Virginia to Las Vegas have been convicted in federal court in Abingdon. Richard Kayian, 55, of Las Vegas, Tracy Callihan, 48, and John Williams, 50, both of Glade Spring, a


Army Corps finalizes agreement for The Meadows project, won't require grave search

ABINGDON, Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can't order the town of Abingdon to allow local citizens to search for graves on The Meadows property. "With respect to the citizens who want access to the land and for as much as everyone acknowledged, 'Yes, that is a great offer,' there is no one wh

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-19 04:00:00

Gap woman's fashion goes on display

A Big Stone Gap woman's collection of high fashion is the subject of a new exhibit coming to Abingdon's William King Museum of Art. The work of designers Giorgio Armani, Alexander McQueen, Ralph Lauren and others was collected by the late Fran Keuling-Stout and will be on display starting Friday, No


Shoebox ministry in its 12th year at Abingdon Baptist Church

Start with an average size cardboard or plastic shoebox. To wrap it, cover the lid and box separately. Decide if the box is for a boy or girl. Age categories are 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14. Labels and other instructions are available online at www.samaritanspurse.org. Select a quality "wow" toy, such as


Man charged in 2 heroin-fentanyl overdoses in Murfreesboro

Richard Bain (Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Rutherford County man has been arrested after two people suffered overdoses of heroin laced with the opioid fentanyl. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says two people in Murfreesboro suffered non-fatal drug

WKRN - 2017-11-20 08:21:19

Police add extra patrols to Murfreesboro neighborhood; look for rape, robbery suspect

Murfreesboro Police said a school was briefly locked down after a man robbed and raped a woman in her garage at gunpoint on Tuesday. According to the Murfreesboro Police Department, the man approached a woman in the driveway of her home on Sunset Avenue. Police said the man had a gun and forced the


Overdose investigation results in Murfreesboro man's arrest

A Murfreesboro man has been arrested in connection with two overdoses in the city. Two people suffered non-fatal overdoses Nov. 17, and investigators with the TBI and MPD say heroin found at the scene tested positive for fentanyl, which the CDC describes as "a synthetic opioid pain reliever, approve

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-11-18 20:32:00

Missing man with Alzheimer's found safe in Murfreesboro

UPDATE: Police say Taylor was found safe at a convenience store at the corner of Compton Road and Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro. He has since been reunited with his family. Previously reported: Authorities in Rutherford County are searching for a missing man who has Alzheimer's. Wilson Taylor,


Police: 3 arrested may have been scoping out Murfreesboro gun store

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - Quick-thinking by a police reserve officer and employees at a gun store in Murfreesboro led to the arrests of three young men. A reserve officer followed the suspects, and a Rutherford County sheriff's deputy took them down after a traffic stop. They were also allegedly


Cold nights means the need for shelter in Murfreesboro for area homeless

As the temperatures continue to drop at night, the Coldest Nights shelter for those without heat or a place to rest their head at night is once again planning to be open. The shelter locations are in downtown Murfreesboro. The Journey Home, Murfreesboro Rescue Mission and the Murfreesboro Cold Patr


Gun Store Thefts: 3 Arrested May Have Cased Murfreesboro Store

MURFREESBORO, TN - Three men arrested in Murfreeboro this week may have been casing a gun store for a burglary. Middle Tennessee has seen a rash of gun store break-ins in recent months, including one in Smyrna earlier this week. Murfreesboro Police arrested Nicholas Waters, 18, Quandre Knowles, 21,

PATCH - 2017-11-18 14:13:11

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Wilson County; tornado possible

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 5:30 p.m. for Wilson County, while a tornado was detected on radar. At just after 5 p.m., a possible tornado was spotted on radar in the Gladeville area moving east at 50 mph. At about 5:15 p.m., the storm front appeared to be b

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-19 01:20:00

Elks host 14th annual senior Thanksgiving dinner

Samuel T. Hemsley Elks Lodge 924 on Glenwood Avenue hosted is 14th annual Thanksgiving dinner for senior citizens on Sunday, Nov. 19. The event kicked off at 2 p.m., and featured a complete Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. Samuel T. Hemsley Elks Lodge 924 on Glenwood Avenue hosted is 14th a

STARDEM.COM - 2017-11-20 10:00:00

Fire Department prepares for annual Christmas train garden

Members of the Easton Volunteer Fire Department will be kicking off the holiday season with their annual Christmas Train Garden. The train display is free and open to the public for viewing, although donations are appreciated. Hours are weekdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and weekends from 2 to 8 p.m. The dis

STARDEM.COM - 2017-11-20 09:45:00

Trump puts 'hold' on big game trophy decision while he reviews issue

President Trump said Friday in a tweet that he is putting the controversial decision to lift a ban on importation of big-game trophies made from elephants on hold, pending a review of "all conservation facts." Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts.


Chesapeake Music expands offerings on Mid-Shore

EASTON - Chesapeake Music is on the move, expanding its offerings in new ways. The organization was renamed in 2015 to better reflect its overall focus of being a source for live performing arts with year-round concerts. In addition to individual concerts, Chesapeake Music exports something of the C

STARDEM.COM - 2017-11-18 21:07:00