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Would-be W’burg burglars caught in the act

Williamsburg police captured two would-be alleged burglars in the act early Thursday morning behind Tractor Supply. About 2:10 a.m., Officers Mike Taylor and Cody Jeffries responded to an activated alarm at Tractor Supply, which is located on Penny Lane. When officers arrived,...
Posted On 05 Aug 2016

Laurel County man accused of shooting at, fighting with deputies

A Laurel County man has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer after he allegedly shot at deputies Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, 45-year-old Terry Collier allegedly fired two shots at deputies Rick Cloyd and Brandon Broughton. Cloyd and Broughton...

East Bernstadt man dies Thursday following Sunday crash

A July 31 crash that occurred at the intersection of Highway 204 and US25 has claimed the life of one person. Russell Mays Jr., 34, of East Bernstadt, died Thursday at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Mays was one of seven people injured during a two-vehicle crash that...
Posted On 05 Aug 2016

Laurel deputies searching for man who robbed Keavy Grocery

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to find the man who robbed Keavy Grocery Thursday night. According to Sheriff John Root, the man entered the store about 10:40 p.m. armed with a handgun. He went behind the counter where a female clerk was on duty and...

Constable seizes 7 marijuana plants Wed.

A recent tip led authorities to seven suspected marijuana plants in southern Whitley County. About 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 3, Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. and Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird responded to 207 McKayla Circle, which is located about 12 miles south of...
Posted On 05 Aug 2016