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Former mayor fills vacancy on Cedar Bluff Council

Cedar Bluff now has two former mayors on town council. Johnny Smith, who served as mayor from 2006 to 2010 was appointed to fill the seat Tim Altizer was expelled from last month. Smith's appointment came two months after Jerry Herron, the man who defeated Smith in the 2010 mayoral racewas appointed


Liam Payne to follow Harry Styles into acting?

Liam Payne wants to follow in the footsteps of Harry Styles by acting in a movie. The 24-year-old singer rose to fame in 2010 alongside Harry when they took the world by storm in boy band One Direction alongside Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, and former member Zayn Malik. Since the group announced pl


Saltville squad moves forward with selling crash truck

The 2004 F-650 was purchased new with only 10,000 miles, outfitted with equipment and dedicated to founder and lifetime member Tom Taylor. But as the squad's membership shrank, those certified for the extrication services offered through the vehicle grew fewer until now when none of the nine members


Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-15 20:33:52

Cleveland teenagers train to become future police officers

CLEVELAND (AP) - Rasheeda Ivory wants Cleveland residents to see police officers the way she sees her father. The 17-year-old Martin Luther King Jr. High School student hopes one day she'll show them by wearing a uniform and a badge herself. Ivory, whose father is a Euclid police officer, is one of

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-15 17:11:08

Khloe Kardashian to give birth in Cleveland

Khloe Kardashian will reportedly give birth in Cleveland. The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star is based in Los Angeles but has been spending increasing amounts of time in Ohio, the home of her boyfriend Tristan Thompson, and believes the city will offer her a more "peaceful" experience when sh


Washington County Sheriff's Office investigating 'suspicious' death

ABINGDON, Va. - The Washington County's Sheriff's Office was working Monday night to identify a woman whose body was discovered in a wooded area Monday afternoon. "We don't even know who she is at this time," Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman told the Bristol Herald Courier. The death is being t

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-16 04:48:00

Washington County's GO Virginia request passed over

ABINGDON, Va. - Washington County's $300,000 grant application to build a space for technology businesses wasn't approved in the first round of GO Virginia funding reviews. The application, which proposed designing a technology space in the county, was "passed along" to the next GO Virginia review d

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-16 04:47:00

Bessemer business owner ID'd as man killed in drive-by shooting at Fairfield hotel

A man killed when a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting entered his room at a Fairfield hotel has been identified as a Bessemer business owner. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office on Tuesday identified the victim as Bradley Neil Watkins. He was 50, and owned The Vintage Station, which was locate

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 16:14:11

Homicide investigation underway near Bessemer

Authorities with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office say they are investigating a homicide that happened Saturday afternoon near Bessemer Deputies say the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Gary Avenue near the intersection of Lakeshore Parkway and Highway 150. When authorities arrived


Man gunned down in front of Bessemer home

A homicide investigation is underway after a man was gunned down outside a Bessemer home on Saturday, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in front of a residence located in the 800 block of Gary Avenue at around 3:30 p.m. Authorities found the vic


Jefferson County sheriff's detectives investigate a homicide near Bessemer

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) -- At around 3:30 this afternoon, deputies responded to a report of a shooting in front of a home in the 800 block of Gary Avenue. Sheriff's deputies arrived to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dea


Center Point man wanted by Birmingham police

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT - A Center Point man is wanted in Jefferson County, according to Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama. Roderick Mariachi Williams Roderick Mariachi Williams, 22, is wanted by the Birmingham Police Department on a felony warrant charging him with disc

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-15 17:30:53

Homicide investigation underway after man found dead in Birmingham

Birmingham Police investigate a homicide on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Police are investigating a homicide after finding one man dead early Monday morning. Police are on the scene on 36th Place and 45th Avenue North. CBS 42 reporter Alex Finnie is live on the scen

WIAT TV - 2018-01-15 11:11:06

61-year-old man fatally shot in possible confrontation over earlier hit-and-run

A man was shot to death Monday night in what police say appears to have been a confrontation over an earlier hit-and-run in southwest Birmingham. Birmingham police officers received a call about 6:20 p.m. from a man who said he was the victim of a hit-and-run, said Capt. Sean Edwards. Police respond

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 03:40:15

Police: Man arrested after fatally shooting best friend

Birmingham Police confirm a 28-year-old man is dead after being shot inside a Birmingham home in the 3600 block of 45th Avenue North around 3 a.m. Monday morning. Eric Cotton was pronounced dead at the scene. Cotton was the suspect's best friend, police say. Officers arrested the suspect at a nearby

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-15 21:47:33

SUV with children inside crashes into Trumbull County lake

VIENNA, Ohio- An SUV with several people inside crashed into a lake in Trumbull County Tuesday morning. It happened at about 8 a.m. in Upper Girard Lake on Niles Vienna Road, near Scoville North Road, in Vienna. A woman and four children were inside the vehicle, according to WKBN in Youngstown. Othe

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-01-16 15:08:03

Youngstown businessman arrested after appearing for ICE meeting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - A Youngstown businessman was taken into custody when he showed up for a meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Tracey Winbush, the vice chairwoman of the Ohio Republican Party, said she was also at the meeting on Tuesday morning when Al Adi Othman was arres

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-01-16 16:03:25

Vehicle crashes into Girard Lake with several children inside

VIENNA, Ohio (WKBN) - Crews are working to get a vehicle out of the water that crashed into Girard Lake. The accident happened about 8 a.m. Tuesday on Niles-Vienna Road, near Scoville-North Rd. According to Trumbull County Dispatch, several children were in the vehicle and were able to get out of th

27 FIRST NEWS - 2018-01-16 13:21:24

Penn State Shenango STEM Camp Returns this Summer

SHARON, Pa. - The annual Penn State Shenango STEM summer camp returns June 18 through 22. The week-long camp is available to students entering seventh and eighth grades in the upcoming school year. Classes, which cover subjects including biology, chemistry, math, engineering, microbiology and enviro

BUSINESSJOURNALDAILY.COM - 2018-01-16 16:50:29