A man wanted for attempted murder after a stabbing that injured two people Thursday in Martinsville was arrested in North Carolina Saturday. According to the Patrick Co. Sheriff’s Office, Kasey Shane Blake, 33 of Stuart, was arrested after crashing a Kia in North Carolina late Saturday afternoon. Deputies were searching for Blake Saturday when one spotted a gray Kia SUV Blake allegedly took from his grandmother. He did not stop for the deputy, according to the sheriff’s office, and allegedly fled on Shepherd Mill Road in Patrick Co. before driving into North Carolina. He crashed shortly thereafter, and was taken into custody and turned over to the Stokes Co., NC Sheriff’s Office.
Costs expected to rise a record 28-percent on average. ( I’ve been in the business for 40 years. I have never, ever seen a winter like this. ) Robert spiegel owns a home heating oil business in New York – and says supplies are at a 15 year low. ( Right now, there’s no reason to see that inventories are going to build as quickly as we would like. ) Experts blame a perfect storm of factors: Low supplies of diesel, heating oil and natural gas. A massive refinery shortage. And a global supply crunch – due to the war in Ukraine.
A Pulaski man has been charged with contributing to delinquency of a minor, with the discovery of a missing teenage girl. 17-year-old Jamila Gadson has been found safe and returned to her family in Gretna. Andrew Roy Beverly, 28, has been arrested. When Gadson was reported missing, police believed she may be with someone she met online. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says more charges may be forthcoming.
Flying for Thanksgiving this year is going to be like everything else this year. It’s going to cost you more. And there are going to be a lot of people while you’re doing it. The TSA says its agents have already screened at or above pandemic numbers and 2 and a half million people alone just on Friday. Combined– American– Delta and United airlines– anticipate seeing more than 20 million passengers just between November 17th and the 30th.
High pressure and very dry air will cover the Mid Atlantic region through tonight. A low pressure system tracking through the southern United States will bring a chance of rain to the Carolinas on Tuesday. Temperatures will moderate through the week with the next chance of widespread precipitation on Thursday night and Friday.
In college basketball: UVA beat Illinois 70-61, Charleston defeated Virginia Tech, 77-75. On Thursday UNC is at Portland at 1 p.m. and MD Eastern is at UVA on Friday at 6 p.m.
In college football: On Friday, NC State is at UNC at 3:30 p.m. and on Saturday UVA is at Virginia Tech TBD.