Bear spotted near Saluda
A black bear was spotted at 2:45 p.m. Monday, August 17, just east of Saluda. Melinda Hart and her family were sitting in their living room when Melinda's sister-in-law, Corrina Hart, saw the black bear in their front yard. Melinda grabbed her camera and photographed the bear before it headed toward a neighbor's house.
posted 08.17.2009Black bears continue to visit Middlesex
A large black bear raided bird feeders and looked for other food in the yard of Dick and Carol Clark on Healy Creek in Deltaville on Friday, August 14. The bear also bent a wrought iron hummingbird feeder stand to the ground, and apparently tried to push over a 5-foot-tall air conditioning compressor.
posted 08.17.2009Local man agrees to 20-year sentence in drug case
In a statement of facts filed with his plea agreement, Munson admitted that from approximately April 2008, through March 3, 2009, he illegally distributed to others liquid methadone that had been prescribed for his own use.
posted 08.14.2009Bear feasts on watermelons
"It was a bear," said Healy, "There's no question about it." The bear carried some ripe melons into a corn field and feasted. Others were eaten on the spot, judging by the tall grass that was mashed down.