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Suspects in three states arrested as part of heroin investigation

Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham, right, listens. Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens, right, listens. Ma

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Pedestrian struck by car in Parkersburg

Betty Brown, 44, no address available, was crossing the street from the area of Tim Hortons when she was struck by a car driven by Teresa Wells, 54, of Belpre, said Parkersburg Police Sgt. W.J. Cox. Wells was southbound on Fifth Street. Police received the call at 3:29 p.m. Witnesses said Brown was

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Parkersburg Poetry Series reading set for tonight

PARKERSBURG - This evening from 6-8 p.m., The Daily Grind at 619 Market St. in downtown Parkersburg will play host to the Fall 2017 Parkersburg Poetry Series event featuring readings by acclaimed poets Savannah Sipple, Ace Boggess and Elizabeth Savage. The event is free and open to the public. Sava

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Parkersburg Utility Board finishes with project funds

PARKERSBURG - The Parkersburg Utility Board this week approved the final draw down of funds for the wastewater treatment plant upgrade completed last year. Although it's been nearly a year since the main project wrapped up, the utility continued to use contingency funds to address other needs, since

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, WV (WTAP) - A woman is recovering in a hospital after she was hit by a car while crossing a Parkersburg street on Thursday. Parkersburg Police say at 3:30 P.M. on Thursday, a woman and a man were walking across 5th Street from Tim Hortons to the Salvation Army, when the woman was hit by


Parkersburg committee recommends increasing fire, police fees

Photo by Evan Bevins Parkersburg City Council President J.R. Carpenter asks questions about a proposal to raise police and fire fees during a council Finance Committee meeting Thursday at the Municipal Building. Photo by Evan Bevins Parkersburg City Council Finance Committee Chairman John Reed dis

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Look Back: Ritchie County mines, railroad fade into history

Photo provided by the Ritchie County Historical Society A train of the C.&K. RY. (Cairo and Kanawha Railway) at the Macfarlan station. The railway ran 17 miles from Cairo to Macfarlan. The "Calico Railroad" initially used the railroad right-of-way, hauling asphalt from the Ritchie Mines to the B&O R

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Flint: WHS stadium will be among athletic facility projects

Superintendent John Flint said initial information on the athletic facility needs of WHS were presented to the board Tuesday, and officials are getting estimates on those projects and work at Parkersburg High School's Stadium Field and Parkersburg South High School's Erickson All-Sports Facility. Je

MARIETTA TIMES - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Woman says Facebook comments led to threats from KKK

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - A woman says members of the KKK are threatening her family after an argument on Facebook. The Bartow County Sheriff's office is investigating it as a case of terroristic threats. The woman, who did not want to be identified, said someone questioned in a Facebook post if a Martin

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-18 04:18:52

Manhunt underway for man who got into shootout with police

Investigators are telling people nearby to lock their doors and report any suspicious activity to police. TRENDING STORIES:Another cheating scandal: APS police chief disciplines 17 officers, dispatcher Lawsuit: Sun Dial restaurant 'had no protections' to stop 5-year-old's deathWoman carjacked, kidn

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-18 04:18:27

Want to try online grocery shopping for turkey and cranberry sauce?

Stephanie Pack is a professional grocery shopper - the human end of a complex food-retail algorithm - that connects her via the web with hungry consumers all over Greenville. She works for Shipt.com, a sort of Uber for chicken and eggs. Alabama-based Shipt has developed an app that local members ca

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-18 13:00:04

Bonds for Georgia Tech expansion into Cobb given final approval

CUMBERLAND - Members of the Development Authority of Cobb County gave their final approval Thursday to the issuance of nearly $56.9 million in bonds to allow Georgia Tech to expand operations on part of Marietta's Lockheed Martin campus. The Atlanta-based university had sought the bonds to buy 32 ac


Jury resumes deliberations in Menendez bribery trial

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Courthouse for his federal corruption trial, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Newark, N.J. Jury deliberations continued on Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Jurors have begun a seventh full day of deliberatio


Sassafras Mountain tower work to begin this month

The long-awaited construction of an observation tower on Sassafras Mountain, South Carolina's highest point, is set to begin late this month, a South Carolina Department of Natural Resources spokesman said Thursday. A $1.1 million bid on the Sassafras Mountain observation tower project has been acc


4-H Clubs Provide Valuable Opportunity

Your 4-H Clug ad in the Friday, Oct. 27 edition of The Greeneville Sun reminded me of the day my son, Dr. David Eugene Harmon, joined the 4-H Club when he was in the fourth grade. David chose public speaking and dairying as his major projects. When he was a senior at Greeneville High School, he was


Community raises money for student injured in car accident, rescued by Clemson football players

The Clemson community is going all-in to help a student who was hurt in a car wreck last month. On the afternoon of October 3, the Clemson football team had just finished practicing when they heard a loud noise in the distance. "It's kind of like trying to remember a dream," said Clary Miles, "I rem


Santa helps Otis ring in the season

NORWICH - Inside an upper room in Norwich's Otis Library on Saturday, 9-day-old Mia Cealiann sat cradled in the arms of Santa Claus as her family watched her slowly open and close her eyes. "This is her first Christmas and her first time meeting Santa," said Mia's mother, Norwich resident Carmen Cru

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-18 20:11:40

10 Norwich students receive superintendent's awards

Norwich - The 10 students who made their way to the Kelly Middle School Auditorium earlier this week are the type of kids who pick up spilled crayons so no one will slip on them, take out the garbage at home, make sure timid kindergarteners feel comfortable and, invariably, they greet their teachers

THEDAY - 2017-11-19 02:13:00

Food banks struggling to keep up with demand

MOOSUP - The eight freezers and four refrigerators in Project PIN's headquarters in the basement of All Hallows School were nearly empty less than two weeks before Thanksgiving. For Tim Kettle, the director of the food pantry that services Plainfield, it was crushing. Weeks earlier, they were stuffe

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-18 21:39:37

Our View: Connecticut leading the way in helping victims of domestic abuse

Intimate partner violence is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans, according to a statement from the Centers for Disease Control in August ahead of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October. On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physicall

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-18 11:00:00