A 4-year-old was bitten by a copperhead snake. Even 10 vials of antivenom didn’t stop the reactionWSB Channel 2 Atlanta23 HOURS AGO
Man walking from Georgia to South Carolina arrested after deputies find him naked by interstateWJCL5 HOURS AGO
Woman arrested after police see body sticking out from laundry pileFOX Carolina21 HOURS AGO
South Carolina woman who pulled up to unrelated traffic stop now faces charges, deputies sayWYFF4.com1 DAY AGO
McDowell Co. man arrested on breaking and entering charges
A McDowell County man was arrested and charged in connection to a breaking and entering incident on May 22.
Woman Found Stabbed During a Home Robbery in McDowell County
McDowell County -- June 7, 2023: Indictments for First Degree Burglary, Assault on a Female, and Resisting a Public Officer were filed against Eddie Dean Prince, 51, of Marion. On the 22nd of May, McDowell County Sheriff's was dispatched to a house in Nebo where a break-in was possibly taking...
Man walking from Georgia to South Carolina arrested after deputies find him naked by interstate
FAIR PLAY, S.C. — Above video: Your Wednesday headlines. A man walking with a woman from Georgia to South Carolina was arrested this week for what deputies said he did to the woman during a stop just across the state line. Master Deputy Jimmy Watt, with the Oconee County...
Deadly Mitchell County Wreck
One person was killed and a 7-year-old was airlifted to the hospital after a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. According to the Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred around 4 p.m., on N.C. 226 near Mitchell County High School. Troopers said Cynthia Boone hit a pickup truck from behind, then struck another vehicle head-on.
Bakersville Man Arrested
A Bakersville man throwing eggs at cars on Monday now faces several charges. Christopher Michael Gouge was arrested by officers from Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department and faces charges of misdemeanor breaking and entering, injury to personal property, resisting arrest, going armed to the terror of the people and felony breaking and entering with the purpose to terrorize or injure.
MISSING: Police searching for 17-year-old male with autism
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (WLOS) — Rutherfordton Police Department is searching for a missing 17-year-old male, it said Wednesday, June 7. Scott Raymond Dwyer, 17, is described as 6'5" tall, weighing 182 pounds. Dwyer has autism and is very antisocial, police said. He was last seen Monday, June 5, at about...
Local Hardee's is subject of ongoing investigation
Spokesperson declines comment, points out location is a franchise. An ongoing investigation at the Spruce Pine Hardee’s restaurant has locals asking questions. The fast food eatery, located on Highway 19E near Dollar General and Valero, recently closed temporarily for deep cleaning and re-education of employees. The move to temporarily shut down was a joint decision between the local health department and a Hardee's district manager.
Woman arrested after police see body sticking out from laundry pile
FOREST CITY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - Police said an investigation is underway after a body was spotted sticking out from under a pile of laundry in a woman’s apartment. On May 16, the Forest City Police Department received a tip from a concerned citizen that there may be a deceased person in an apartment at Rutherford Manor on South Church Street.
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WLOS — Serial bank robbery suspect, Kelvin Wayne Simmons is scheduled to be in Buncombe County court Wednesday. Simmons is accused of robbing banks across North Carolina and leading police on a high-speed chase that ended in a head-on crash on Interstate 240 in West Asheville last Thursday. Charges include first-degree kidnapping, common law robbery, assault on a female, felony possession of cocaine and flee/elude arrest.
Mitchell Sheriff’s Report 5/28 – 6/4/23
(Press Release from Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty.) Daniel Burdette Willis, 33 of Bakersville, NC. NC. Deputy W. Hobson arrested Willis for felony Break and enter, larceny thereafter. He was issued $10,000.00 bond and scheduled to appear in court on 6/30/2023. Rachel Ann...
Code orange air quality action notice
Today is a code ORANGE air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County today. As wildfire smoke from Canada continues moving into North Carolina, air quality and visibility will be impacted. A CODE ORANGE Air Quality Day means that air quality is unhealthy...
Bakersville man arrested after throwing eggs, attempting break-in
A Bakersville man who garnered attention on Monday, June 5 for throwing eggs at cars now faces several charges. Christopher Michael Gouge was arrested by officers from Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department and faces charges of misdemeanor breaking and entering, injury to personal property, resisting arrest, going armed to the terror of the people and felony breaking and entering with the purpose to terrorize or injure.
Assault charge against officer in Asheville traffic stop dropped; second mistrial
ASHEVILLE - An assault charge against a former Buncombe sheriff's deputy has been dismissed following a second mistrial. Buncombe County District Attorney Todd Williams said June 5 his office has dropped the charge against ex-sheriff's deputy Tyler McDonald after deciding the chances of winning another trial appeared slim. McDonald, 29,...
Buncombe affirms support for LGBTQ community; Asheville resolution pending after delay
ASHEVILLE - Buncombe County commissioners presented an open letter to the community in support of the LGBTQ+ community, signed by all seven members, in the minutes before their June 6 meeting. The statement comes amid a flood of North Carolina bills aimed at LGBTQ+ communities. It's what local advocacy organizations have said is...
CM Literary Festival will return Sept. 7-9
The 2023 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival’s 29 authors of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, children’s and young adult books will come to Burnsville Sept. 7-9. Free readings and discussions will take place at venues around the Town Square all day Friday and Saturday. Registration for the low-cost workshops and keynote presentation is now open at cmlitfest.org.
Military vets who stopped carjacking, captured bank robbery suspect hailed as heroes
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Three military veterans are being hailed as heroes for risking their own lives to take down a man wanted for a string of bank robberies -- and save a woman from a carjacking. The real story is, there was an elderly woman getting carjacked and...
Joint investigation leads to Burke County drug bust, deputies say
A joint investigation by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office ended in the arrest of two people on Tuesday.
Rhododendron Festival To Include Pageant, Crafts Fair, Street Dance, Car Show and 10K Run!
On Friday evening June 16, Bakersville will celebrate the 76th Anniversary of the North Carolina Rhododendron Festival. Beginning at 12 noon, the annual Arts and Crafts Fair will begin the festivities with fun for the entire family, food, and vendors. Music on Saturday by the Toe River Drifters, High Mountain Grass, Rock Creek Ramblers, and Susie Soloman and Friends and inflation fun for kids.
Resolution approved for crucial housing study in Polk County
Inquiry will study housing issues across three counties POLK COUNTY-At the Polk County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, the Board approved a resolution in support of a Housing Study performed in Polk County. The resolution was organized by Planning/Economic Development Director Cathy Ruth and Alan Toney, Community & Economic Development Director of the […] The post Resolution approved for crucial housing study in Polk County appeared first on The Tryon Daily Bulletin.
Polk County Middle School Announces New Administrative Team for 2023-24 Academic Year
Polk County Middle School in North Carolina is set to have a new administrative team for the 2023-24 academic year. Todd Murphy, the current principal, will be replaced by Adam Dedmon, the current Vice-Principal. Murphy recently accepted a position as Human Resources Director for Polk County Schools.
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