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May 19, 2019

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Baby Cough Syrup Recall

A recall has been issued for DG/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus. The product, is being recalled by Kingston Pharma, LLC, and has the potential to contain a bacteria that can cause two different types of illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control. One of them is characterized by vomit...
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Trial Delayed for Phillip Michael Stroupe

District Attorney Greg Newman announced Wednesday, March 20, 2019, that Superior Court Judge Robert Bell has removed Public Defender Paul Welch as the lead counsel for Phillip Michael Stroupe. Stroupe is accused of murdering Thomas Bryson of Mills River in July 2017. The trial is currently scheduled to...
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A Maggie Valley Man Charged With Second-Degree Murder

According to a news release from the Morristown Police Department A Maggie Valley man has been charged in the death of a man at an Econo Lodge in West Morristown on Monday. The release said Jacob Thomas Marzullo, 38, was charged with second-degree murder. Marzullo is from Maggie Valley, North Carolina.O...
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New Restriction On A Stretch Of Interstate 26

A new restriction on a stretch of Interstate 26 in Asheville targets improved safety and reduced congestion. The N.C. Department of Transportation will unveil signs this week restricting trucks from the far left lane between the French Broad River and Long Shoals Road. The lane restriction should improv...
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NCDOT Awarded Contract

The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded a $33.8 million contract to rehabilitate the final stretch of Interstate 40 near the Tennessee State line. Harrison Construction earned the contract to mill out the existing asphalt, remove pavement failures, add a new layer of asphalt and long-last...
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The Most Dangerous Cities In The U.S.

The National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS) has published a study unveiling the most dangerous cities in the United States. By analyzing publically-available FBI crime data and population figures, the NCHSS has created a report that highlights the cities with the highest rate of crime per...
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Western Carolina Having Open House

Western Carolina University will throw open its doors for prospective students and their families and friends as the university holds Open House on Saturday, March 23.  Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Open House gives visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about the university’s w...
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