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EXTRA CONTENT: Open records request reveals new details in Whitley 911 investigation

Racial slurs, profanity and a woman referring to herself as "the devil."

Posted On 28 Apr 2010

ONLY ONLINE: Williamsburg police catch two fugitives after five-hour chase Tuesday

Williamsburg police officer Brandon Prewitt and Shawn Jackson search for...

Posted On 28 Apr 2010

Local man dies after slamming truck into tree in Keavy

A single vehicle crash in southern Laurel County late Saturday morning claimed the...

Posted On 25 Apr 2010

Police confiscate over 600 Oxycodone pills in traffic stop on I-75

Police confiscated over 600 Oxycodone pills worth nearly $47,000 after conducting a traffic stop late Wednesday morning on I-75 near Williamsburg.

Posted On 22 Apr 2010

Elderly Williamsburg woman severely burned in early-morning mobile home fire

An elderly Williamsburg woman had to be airlifted to a Knoxville hospital early Thursday...

Posted On 22 Apr 2010

UPDATED: News Journal obtains 911 audio of call used in dispatch center investigation

Weeks after Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. hired a...

Posted On 21 Apr 2010

Man hurt in logging accident Tues. afternoon

A 50-year-old man had to be flown out by medical helicopter to Lexington following a logging accident Tuesday afternoon in far eastern Whitley County.

Posted On 21 Apr 2010

Lexington man allegedly paid six others to go with him on pill run to Fla. pain clinic

A Lexington man allegedly paid six people to go to a Jacksonville, Florida pain clinic, and he even offered them a cut of the profits he made after selling the drugs that they were prescribed, according to Williamsburg police.

Posted On 16 Apr 2010

ONLY ONLINE: Three arrested in 48-hour period after returning from Fla. pain clinics

Over a 48-hour period, Williamsburg police arrested three more people for either driving while under the influence or public intoxication, who were returning from trips to Florida pain clinics.

Posted On 14 Apr 2010

Fiscal Court splits on idea to put new industrial park in southern Whitley County

In a rare split vote, the Whitley County Fiscal Court voted four to one during a special called meeting Tuesday afternoon to spend $20,000 on a new four-month option to purchase a 100-acre tract of land near Savoy to be used as an industrial park.

Posted On 14 Apr 2010