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September 21, 2019

Murphy Woman Arrested for Fraud

Loretta Lynn Townsend, a 41-year-old Murphy, North Carolina woman who is a registered sex offender,  was arrested for indictments issued from the January setting of the Cherokee County Grand Jury. During the month of June 2015, a report was received by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office indicating tha...
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Winter Weather Driving Tips from Highway Patrol

The Highway Patrol is asking motorists to prepare in advance for the winter driving months ahead. Here are a few simple steps to help keep you on the road and less anxious:  Avoid travel unless necessary when winter weather is in your area.  Decrease speed. Wear your seatbelt. Driving Considerations Lea...
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Taking Stock: Create Home Inventory

With the new year, many folks are looking to reorganize their closets and live up to new year’s resolutions. According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, one of those should be taking an inventory of valuable belongings in case it’s ever needed for an insurance claim. A...
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Law Enforcement Seeking Information on Canton Armed Robbery

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public in locating two suspects in an armed robbery that occurred at Galloway’s Convenience Store just outside the Canton city limits Friday night. Deputies were dispatched to Galloway’s on Pisgah Drive around 9:15 p.m. Friday on a ca...
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Swain County Woman and Her Son Arrested on Drug Charges

A routine traffic stop in Maggie Valley found two in custody. A Swain County mother and her son were arrested after officers found meth and heroin in their vehicle. Stephanie Wildcat, 43, and John Wildcat, 24, were arrested for transporting drugs after they were pulled for fictitious tag. Stephanie is b...
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