A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. We are looking at the possibility of significant snow and sleet from late Wednesday through early Thursday.
Officials in Grant County are searching for a prisoner who walked away during work release.
Johnathan Lee Crabtree was serving a five year sentence for possession of a controlled substance.
He was last seen at around 2:15 am this morning doing work near the jail.
Crabtree is originally from Pine Knott.
He does not have a history of violent behavior, but if you see him you are asked to contact the police.