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This week’s headline


Homeland targets Twin Ridge in

drug search

By Heather Berry and Clint Parker

Weaverville — Around 9:30 p.m. Jan. 5, a home at 17 Twin Ridge Drive was surrounded by emergency vehicles, including firetrucks, an ambulance, a hazmat truck, bomb squad and more.

A federal search warrant application filed by a Department of Homeland Security (HSI) agent, states law enforcement was looking for drugs at the address, specifically Fentanyl, shipped from China. fentanyl is a synthetic opioid-type drug similar to morphine. Fentanyl, according to information from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, is described as a narcotic analgesic and 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. Read more...


Last week’s headlines


Weaverville couple wins jackpot

By Heather Berry

Weaverville – Norman and Beverly Rogers, of Weaverville, had a very nice Christmas holiday. The Rogers purchased one of two winning Cash 5 Jackpot tickets at the North Main Street Handy Mart. “We still can’t believe it, all with a $1 ticket,” Beverly said. The $1 ticket was good for half of the $435,216 pot. Read more...


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