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Gillette offers city administrator position to city attorney

The Gillette City Council has offered the city administrator position to City Attorney Patrick Davidson. Davidson has "tentatively accepted" the offer, according to a press release. The council is expected to take a formal action on the accepted position Dec. 5 at its regular meeting. "The City Coun


Second applicant applies for seat for City Council

A second Gillette resident has thrown her name in the hat for the vacant city council seat from Ward 1. Terry Sjolin, who ran against Kevin McGrath in the 2016 election, has applied for the position. McGrath resigned earlier this month, citing personal reasons and that he "will need to travel extens

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

College to host annual tree lighting event

Gillette College will host its annual tree lighting ceremony Tuesday evening. The event includes children's activities, a visit from Santa, singing with the Energy City Voices and the tree lighting. It starts at 4:30 p.m. in the main campus building. Cookies with Santa and kids crafts will start at

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

At 62, Thanksgiving Day nearly set record for warmth

Gillette came within a single degree of tying the record for the warmest Nov. 23 in 100 years. Thursday also happened to be Thanksgiving Day and Gillette officially came within two degrees of tying the record for the warmest turkey day in 19 years, according to the National Weather Service in Rapid

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

Former city planner applies for Ward 1 council vacancy

The last time Michael Surface was in the City Hall chambers was more than two years ago when he was Gillette's city planner. The chambers have since been renovated. He said the new room has a cozier, more modern feel to it. He also said he likes that when people stand in the aisle or at the podium b


CCHS grad sworn in as US Attorney in Wyoming

Former Gillette resident Mark Klaassen was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming on Tuesday. Klaassen said he considers himself an "almost-native" of Gillette, because his parents, Larry and Beth Klaassen, moved here in the early 1970s, when he younger than a year old. I


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WEST FIFTH STREET: The rear corner of a house caught fire early Wednesday morning, Gillette Police Lt. Chuck Deaton said. Police helped evacuated five residents and firefighters put out the flames. The Fire Department is investigating the cause of the fire, according to a press release. No other inf


Campbell County third in state for most work-related deaths

Wyoming Workforce Services released an updated report on work-related fatalities from 2012 to 2016. There were 143 work-related deaths statewide. Campbell County had the third most, with 14. Natrona County had the highest number, with 22, followed by Laramie County at 15. Weston and Niobrara had zer

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-24 19:00:00

Germantown mom opens up home to those without family on Thanksgiving

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. - A Germantown mom received a lot of praise this Thanksgiving for posting a welcoming message on social media. Janet Rast posted in a group on Facebook that her home was open with plenty of food if someone doesn't have family in town or any family to share Thanksgiving dinner with.

WREG - 2017-11-24 15:50:40

Sardis Police: Children witness father being shot, killed by brother

SARDIS, Miss. -Authorities are investigating after a father was shot and killed late Thursday evening. WREG was told Brian Kimmons was killed around 11 p.m last night by his brother, Melvin Salter Jr. The victim's children were reportedly nearby and saw the incident happen. SARDIS, Miss. -Authoritie

WREG - 2017-11-24 17:42:00

Man found shot, killed inside home; minivan stolen

Memphis police are investigating a homicide in the 4100 block of Cochese Avenue. Police say a man was shot and killed, and the suspect(s) stole the victim's minivan from his driveway. A family member found the man dead inside the house around noon. Police need the public's help finding the minivan.

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-23 21:00:37

MPD identifies man killed in home invasion on Thanksgiving morning

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Police Department has identified the man that was shot and killed inside his home Thanksgiving morning. 68-year-old Robert Wong has been the man identified by MPD. He was retired from the Air National Guard. The Wong family moved to Memphis in 1960 and he graduated from

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-24 21:27:25

One dead in four-car accident on Hardy Street

One person died in a four-car auto accident in Hattiesburg Friday night. Hattieasburg Police Department responded to a wreck at the intersection of Hardy Street and 19th Avenue. According to officers, four cars collided and a male was transported from the scene by ambulance and later pronounced dea

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-25 02:05:13

WANTED: Video Released Of Robbery Suspect Wanted For CK's Coffee Shop

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Memphis Police are asking for your help finding the suspect who robbed a CK's Coffee Shop last Saturday. They've released video of the robbery. It happened about 2:35 p.m. November 18th at the CK's in the 1600 block of Poplar Avenue. The robber walked in and grabb

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-24 19:41:57

Victim identified in Thanksgiving homicide in Parkway Village

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Police on Friday identified a man killed in a possible home invasion in Parkway Village on Thanksgiving morning. Robert Wong, 68, was the victim, police said. His stolen minivan has not been located. The homicide happened between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of Cochese. Nei

WREG - 2017-11-24 20:57:09

City watch issued for missing teen

(Source: Memphis Police Department) A City Watch Alert has been issued for a missing teen, according to Memphis Police Department. Devonte Holloway,16, was last seen leaving his residence on Fairway Circle Meadow West, early Friday morning. Holloway is described as 5-feet-7-inches tall, weighing 1

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-24 11:52:06

Braintree police searching for missing endangered teen

The missing 18-year-old woman has disappeared without taking her medication for diabetes and severe mental health issues. Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan Braintree police are searching for a missing 18-year-old woman who was last seen near South Shore Plaza at 2:35 a.m. Friday. The mis

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-24 17:28:59

North End fire kills 2, leaves 12 homeless

Careless disposal of a cigarette sparked a three-alarm fire in a North End apartment building that killed two men and left 12 other people, including a baby, homeless for Thanksgiving, authorities said. One man died in a desperate attempt to flee the blaze by jumping from a window at the rear of the

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

South Shore shoppers take advantage of Black Friday deals

HINGHAM -- Brothers Sam and Simon Smith were clutching bulging shopping bags when they left Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham Friday afternoon. The two Quincy residents, part of the Black Friday shopping chaos, said they were in it for the sport. "Best Buy, Kohl's, whatever has a deal," said Sam Smith

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-24 22:00:03

6 hurt in Thanksgiving day crash on Route 3

HANOVER - Six people were hurt on Thanksgiving in a three-car crash on Route 3 in Hanover. Hanover firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped inside a car that rolled over on the highway near Exit 13 at 8:36 p.m. "One vehicle was rolled over on its side and two occupants w

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-24 14:39:59