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This week’s headline

 
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Caught!

by James Matthews

 

An Arden man was arrested Tuesday (July 21) in Jupiter for outstanding warrants from Woodfin. Michael Jeramy Payne, 29, was arrested Tuesday night by the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office at the Red Oak Crossing convenience store.
Payne was arrested on warrants that originated from a case in Woodfin back in March of this year.
The Tribune reported in April when Payne was initially arrested by Woodfin Police Officers. At the time, the department stated that Woodfin Police Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call the evening of March 18. Read more...

 

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Last week’s headline

 
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Fundraiser for ill father


Thomas Shepherd, a husband and father of two from Barnardsville, is fighting stage three testicular cancer.
He and his family are seeking help from the community to cover medical and living expenses and have turned to Red Basket, a free fundraising website, to help pay for their expenses.
Five months ago, Shepherd, 35, worked 40 hours a week as an accountant, as his family’s sole breadwinner. Now, the family is relocating across the state so Shepherd can undergo a triple tandem stem cell transplant.
Shepherd received the news in February 2015 that he had cancer. Read more...

 

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Man arrested after chase

by James Matthews
wteditor@weavevilletribune.com

A Black Mountain man turned himself in after leading Weaverville police on a vehicle chase last week.
The drama began on Tuesday (July 7) at approximately 3 am, when Corporal Jonathan Ray of the Weaverville Police Department stopped a Dodge Ram 3500 truck for a traffic violation on North Main Street. According to a Weaverville Police press release, “During the traffic stop the driver who was identified at the scene as Colby Daniel Fisher, admitted that the tag for the truck was fictitious and later fled the scene.”
Cpl. Ray was soon joined by Weaverville Officer Nick Shea as the chase traveled to Reems Creek Road. Suddenly, “The chase was terminated after Fisher stopped abruptly on Reems Creek Road and rammed Cpl. Ray’s patrol car rendering it inoperable,” said the press release. Read more...

 

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