Massive blaze shuts down popular Virginia ham producer

A massive fire Tuesday engulfed Edwards Virginia Smokehouse in Surry County, closing the famed ham producer indefinitely. No one was injured in the fire, which was reported about 12:30 p.m. at S. Wallace Edwards & Sons' iconic red smokehouse on Rolfe Highway. Crews from several area fire departments converged on the building, which burned into the … Continue reading Massive blaze shuts down popular Virginia ham producer

Man accused of killing mom, children in N.C. is arrested in Richmond

A man arrested late Tuesday in Richmond was on the run after killing a mother, two of his daughters and their sister in North Carolina, police said. Officers found the bodies Tuesday night by forcing their way into the victims' home after relatives called with concerns about their safety, said Greenville, N.C., police Chief Mark … Continue reading Man accused of killing mom, children in N.C. is arrested in Richmond

Virginia deputy accused of killing brother called ‘wonderful officer’

The Dinwiddie County deputy accused of shooting and killing his brother over the weekend was described by a neighbor Monday as “a wonderful officer” who recently became a father. Terrell L. Coles, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Brandon D. Coles Jr., 25. He is being held without bond in … Continue reading Virginia deputy accused of killing brother called ‘wonderful officer’