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Holiday isn't about shopping or phones

Everywhere you go today, you'll notice people flipping through the newspaper and scanning the Internet for Christmas deals. Although merchandise isn't yet available for Black Friday, the Christmas shopping season is well under way. But wait... Americans still have another day to go until Thanksgivin


Government, banks to close for Thanksgiving

Lots of people taking a break for America's day of thanks By Julia Hart Wednesday, November 22, 2017 SUNNYSIDE Up and down the lower valley with a few exceptions, most businesses and government offices will be closed. Thursday's regular city and county garbage service will be suspended, resuming F


Update: Man located, safely removed from the river

Buy Now Yakima fire and police personnel search for man believed to be in the Yakima River Friday. (DONALD W. MEYERS/Yakima Herald-Republic) FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave UPDATE, 12:15 p.m. - Police have located the man and safely removed him, along with his dog, from the river. Paramedics are on t

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-11-24 19:49:00

Wapato and Toppenish face off in the Alumni Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl

WAPATO, WA - Turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie are all staples on Thanksgiving tables. But so is football, and there is one game that has a huge impact on two communities. Hours before the Giants took on the Redskins, there was a much smaller football game in Wapato. What's at stake? Bragging

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 21:39:00

Wapato man shot on Thanksgiving

WAPATO, Wash.- Police are looking for the suspect(s) that shot a Wapato man early this morning. The Yakima County Sheriff's Office received a phone call saying shots were fired near the 2000 Blk of S. Wapato Rd. Deputies responded to the address, Yakima Tribal Police and Wapato Police helped them. T

KIMA TV - 2017-11-23 16:37:02

Police arrest 16-year-old in Yakima Greenway rape investigation

YAKIMA, Wash. - Police have arrested a teen who raped a 19-year-old on the Yakima Greenway. According to police reports, Yakima Police Department (YPD) officers went to Sarg Hubbard Park on a sexual assault report around 12:22 p.m., Wednesday. Police interviewed the 19-year-old victim at the park. S


Yakima woman scares off car thief after leaving car unattended

YAKIMA, WA - Yakima Police have an all too familiar warning for drivers - do not leave your car alone, even for a second. But a Yakima woman learned a tough lesson this morning after leaving her car that was warming up on the street. Luckily, the suspect who tried to steal her car was not able to. I

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-11-23 04:15:00

Orchard worker housing project underway in Mattawa

Bob Kirkpatrick/The Sun Tribune Concrete workers are making forms for one or two remaining buildings in phase one of the project. MATTAWA The first of three phases of the Washington Growers League housing project for Starr Ranch Custom Orchards being built on a 5-acre plat on Pat Chee Drive is in fu


Kennedy-Douglas hosting folk artist Monday

FLORENCE - Folk artist Marian Baker will be speaking Monday at the Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts as a part of the center's Storytelling Time. Some of Baker's artistry will be on display at the center, located at 217 E. Tuscaloosa St. in Florence, from Nov. 27-Dec. 28. Baker will be at the cent

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 14:34:00

Worship Guide for Nov. 25 through Dec. 1

LOCAL SERVICES Brashers Chapel Church, 1631 Brasher's Chapel Road, Albertville: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 3, musical, "We Have a Savior"; 5 p.m. Dec. 10, Children's Choir production, "'Twas the Night before Christmas" Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 33540 U.S. Highway 231, Ashville: 3 p.m. Sunday, Annua

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-24 19:45:35

Pair indicted on drug charges

FLORENCE - Two men accused of selling a large amount of Ecstasy have been indicted on various drug charges. Courthouse officials said indictments were returned against Jared Cameron Smallwood, 21, 427 W. Cleveland Ave., Florence, and Kenneth Robert Hampton, 21, 504 Third Ave., Athens. Smallwood was

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:10:00

Missing votes counted | Some Boaz votes left out of tabulation

An undiagnosed issue with a voting machine thumb drive has forced Marshall County Probate Judge Tim Mitchell to recalculate the results of the Aug. 15 special primary election. Susan McKenney, chairman of the Marshall County Democratic Executive Committee, said she noticed a discrepancy in the total

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Woman killed in Aroney fire

At approximately 9:17 a.m. this morning the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office received a call from 911 about a house fire with a possible person inside the residence, on County Road 386 in the Aroney community. According to Sheriff Jimmy Harris, when deputies and investigators arrived on the scene Cros


Gadsden State crowns Homecoming King and Queen

Madalyn Oliver and Aaron Mackey were crowned Gadsden State Community College's Homecoming King and Queen during festivities Nov. 13 at the Beck Field House. Oliver is a native of Sand Rock and is the daughter of Greg and Sabrina Oliver. She is a general studies major at Gadsden State and plans to t


Douglas Police Department gets much-needed new building with room to grow

DOUGLAS, Ala. -- For decades the Douglas Police Department operated out of a room smaller than most bedrooms. For a while, it worked, but now the department is in a space officers and town leaders say leaves room to grow. "Thirty-one years. Since 1986," said Douglas Police Chief Eric Speight. That's

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-23 01:24:46

Arrests made in Attalla, Gadsden church burglaries

An Attalla Police Department investigation into break-ins at two churches led to two arrests and the resolution of a Gadsden church break-in, according to Chief Dennis Walker. Chief Investigator Doug Jordan said about the middle of October, the department received reports of a break-in and the thef


Movie extras sought for Fayetteville filming of 'Karate Kid' series

Remember the "Karate Kid" movie? A portion of the 30-year follow-up to the movie shot in 10 episodes is being filmed in Fayetteville, with the casting company looking for a number of paid extras when filming comes to Fayetteville on Nov. 29. Marinella Hume Casting is currently seeking paid extras to


Fayetteville agrees to meet Fayette annexation terms

The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 responded favorably to objections to the annexation of 21 acres along Tyrone Road raised by the Fayette County Commission. The council's action should preclude potential arbitration. The Fayetteville City Council on Nov. 16 agreed to the conditions put forwar


Officials: 'Jealous' man kidnapped, raped teen after she turned him down

Andres Castaneda-Guzman had romantically pursued a 15-year-old for weeks. But when his advances were turned down, Castaneda-Guzman's "jealous and possessive" ways reached a fever pitch during a party in Texas when he lured her away from a home, traveled to Stockbridge and raped her, according to a


Accused gang members stand trial for 2014 murder and arson

JONESBORO - Jury deliberations began Tuesday in the trial of three alleged gang members accused of a 2014 murder and arson of a Jonesboro home. Khadijah Briana Jenkins, Frederick Marsalia Rosenau and Lavarr Rasheed Pierce are accused of acting together to kill Quincy Suggs, 24, after he allegedly sh