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Mill Creek man charged after pursuit

David Alan Conti, 31, of Mill Creek, is charged with one felony count of fleeing in a vehicle. He is incarcerated at Tygart Valley Regional Jail on a $50,000 cash or property bond, set by Randolph County Chief Magistrate Ben Shepler. According to a criminal complaint filed in Randolph County Magistr

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Elkins teen serves in national service program

Gartmann SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Nicholas Gartmann, 18, of Elkins, recently began an 11-month term of service in the National Civilian Community Corps, an AmeriCorps program. Gartmann, based out of the regional campus in Sacramento, is currently serving on his first project. Founded in 1994, AmeriCorps

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Elkins Department Hires Two Firemen

The Inter-Mountain photos by Brad Johnson Two new paid Elkins Fire Department firefighters were sworn in and pinned at Thursday's Elkins City Council meeting. Above left, Mayor Van Broughton swears in Matthew Ogden, as Ogden's mother looks on. Above right, Andrew Roth's pin is applied by his father,


Group gives new life to unwanted trees

Submitted photo Joined by Main Street AmeriCorps members and staff from Tammy's Floral and Delmonte Market, the Emma Scott Garden Club pitches in to fill 16 baskets with greenery for holiday decorating in downtown Elkins. Shown here, from left, are Garden Club members Barbara Heasley, Patricia Mayes

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Group promotes 'joys of flying'

Submitted photo Members of the Elkins Pilots Club meet recently to discuss becoming more community oriented. ELKINS - Anyone who has ever had the desire to learn how to fly an airplane is invited to explore the opportunity with the Elkins Pilots Club. Michael Hayes, treasurer for the club, said grou

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Emma Scott Garden Club seeks members

An avid gardener's work is never done. Winter is planning time. Pictured is Emma Scott Garden Club Vice President Barbara Heasley in her summertime garden in downtown Beverly during the annual garden tour. Submitted photos Emma Scott Garden Club members gather once a month to share gardening knowl

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Morgantown Police Department receives traffic safety award

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The Morgantown Police Department has been awarded the Automobile Association of America' s Community Traffic Safety Platinum Award. The award was given to the department last Friday at an event in Bridgeport. The platinum award is the highest award given by AAA, and offic

WDTV - 2017-11-20 23:06:00

All 3 alleged con men who 'used God's name' to dupe victim in jail

All three men accused of defrauding a Walmart customer in the name of charity are in jail without bond, police said Monday. Sylvester Jackson and Marvin Scott, both 63, were arrested on charges of felony fraud, exploitation of the elderly and a probation violation, Winder police Capt. Chris Cooper s


Aggravated sexual battery case moves on to Superior Court

The case of an alleged aggravated sexual battery at a Braselton party moved to Superior Court. Roger Dale Brock Jr., 17, was charged with aggravated sexual battery. The Hall County Sheriff's Office said Brock is accused of "sexually assaulting a female acquaintance at or following a party," Nov. 4 i

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-21 06:19:00

Midtown dry-cleaning business goes up in flames

ATLANTA - A firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a fire at a midtown shopping center Monday afternoon. The owner of the Ansley Mall II shopping plaza had boarded up all the stores in the small strip mall along Monroe Drive after a fire started inside a dry-cleaner business. "I've got

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-21 04:59:13

Grayson approves trees, puts moratorium on car washes

The Grayson City Council voted Monday to replace and plant trees on city property but denied a motion to issue a moratorium against construction of new car washes. (Photo: Randy Louis Cox) The Grayson City Council voted Monday to replace and plant trees on city property but denied a motion to issue

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-11-21 02:58:00

Jacks: Great salads to go with turkey and dressing

This week I added a great new cookbook to my collection. It came from the women at Winder First Christian Church. "Welcome to the Table" has 248 local recipes and can be purchased for $20. For more information call the church at 770-867-9056, Ext. 5, and leave a message and they will get in conta


Bennett: The thankful list

As pilgrims and turkeys have replaced pumpkins and goblins, the transition has been made to Thanksgiving mode. Several of my friends on Facebook post each day about something for which they are thankful. I tried doing that one year, and only missed a few days. The next time I tried it, I gave


Bridges: Thankful for veterans and a special photographer

Veterans Day was officially recognized last weekend and one can only hope it is viewed in 2017 as more than a day when banks and post offices are closed. In reality, I believe most people do appreciate our veterans and what they have given to our country. Personally, I have several family members


Brown: Bye bye, Barrow

It's true what they say: all good things must come to an end. When I started nearly a decade ago, I had no idea that I would have the opportunity to pen my thoughts and share them with you. I became more than just the staff photographer. I was given a voice and a chance to express myself in words


Moberly fire under investigation after firefighters respond to possible explosion

MOBERLY, Mo. - The Moberly Fire Department responded to the 500 block of Patton Street on Sunday night for a possible structure fire caused by an interior explosion. Firefighters said when they arrived on scene, they found a house with heavy smoke. Firefighters said they went inside the residence

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 16:20:04

Moberly woman seriously injured in Randolph County crash

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. - Three people were taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon, one with serious injuries, after a two-car crash near Renick. The crash happened around 12:40 p.m. on County Road 2650. According to a crash report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Justin Micke, 31, of Moberly, r


Food Bank Thanksgiving food drive begins Tuesday

It's the giving season, and The Food Bank is asking people to get into the spirit Tuesday with the Partnership Against Hunger, a 12-hour food drive for those in need. Food donations can be dropped off at Walmart, Schnucks and Hy-Vee stores in Columbia, Fulton, Boonville, Moberly and Jefferson City.

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-11-20 21:30:00

M.S. Basketball: Lewis and Clark boys

The Lewis and Clark seventh-grade boys basketball teams split their two home games Monday against Gentry Middle School. The Trailblazers won the A game 43-41, led by Tomisaac Johnson's 16 points. Robert Gray also scored in double figures with 12 points. In the B game, Lewis and Clark lost 32-25. Jor


Missouri man charged with manslaughter deadly crash

MOBERLY (AP) - A Missouri man has been charged with causing a crash that killed a 75-year-old woman. The Moberly Monitor-Index reports a warrant was issued Thursday for the arrest of 32-year old James Hartung, of Macon. He's charged with second-degree involuntary manslaughter in the Nov. 9 death of