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Secret Santa pays it forward on Christmas Day

It was a meal that made one family's holiday celebration one of the best they've ever had.

Volunteers serve Christmas dinner for those in need

While many families in our region will be busy preparing Christmas dinner tonight. Others are in need of a hot meal and some company.

Wedding venue built from oak beams of 150-year-old barn

A farm in Hiltons, Virginia will soon be home to a new wedding venue. Aside from the beauty of the location, the venue's structure is what will make it even more appealing. 

Therapy dogs visit patients at Holston Valley Medical Center

Home for the holidays is not a reality shared by all, but the joy of the season can still be found away from home compliments of four-legged friends. 

8-year-old wants cleaning supply donations for Christmas

All this little girl wants for Christmas is donations for a house that took care of her and her family.

StormTrack 5 Team

StormTrack 5 Weather: Plenty of sunshine to round out the holiday week.

Lots of sunshine will take us through today, but clouds on the increase tomorrow ahead of rain showers on Sunday.

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Baby Jesus stolen, replaced with pig's head

Police in Haverhill, Massachusetts, are asking the public to help solve a bizarre theft.

Authorities say a priest at Sacred Hearts Church, north of Boston, called them Christmas morning to report that someone had stolen a baby Jesus from a nativity sc...

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Rising from the debris of the 2004 tsunami

Ten years ago, a towering wall of water engulfed cities across the Indian Ocean, ravaging communities as far afield as Thailand, Indonesia, Somalia and Madagascar.

The 2004 tsunami was sparked by a massive, 9.1 magnitude earthquake which struck off t...

32nd Annual Arby's Classic Preview

News 5 WCYB's Casey Goetz and Paul Johnson preview the 32nd annual Arby's Classic with tournament director Richard Ensor.

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Crime Report

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Police: Man tampered with meter to get free water

Church Hill deputies arrested a man who was suspected of stealing water by tampering with a meter.

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Two men wanted in theft of five vehicles from lot

Officials are looking for two men who allegedly stole five vehicles from the J&J Auto Sales lot on North John B. Dennis Highway.

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