Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

St. George Police and SWAT respond to an incident at Valley View Drive and North 1000 West, St. George, Utah, April 9, 2020 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for five honorable mention stories.

54-year-old grandmother gives birth to twins in St. George

Center photo shows Michele Dalton of Enoch when she was 24 weeks pregnant in January 2020. She gave birth to twins Keller (left) and Kenzie (right) in St. George, Utah, April 10, 2020 | Photo courtesy of Michele Dalton, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A 54-year-old grandmother gave birth to twins Friday afternoon in St. George. Michele Dalton, who resides in Enoch, delivered both babies within 18 minutes of each other at the Jubilee Home, where she had been staying for more than a week.

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ABC News report says life is normal in Washington City; mayors say it is far from it

Picture of carts setup outside of Walmart so people can lineup and wait to get in, Washington, Utah | Photo by Chris Reed, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — In a recent ABC News report on Washington City, life was portrayed as normal in Southern Utah. People were playing golf, waiting in lines to get into stores and cars were on the road. Washington City Mayor Ken Nielson and St. George Mayor Jon Pike said that is not the truth.

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New manufacturing and distribution plant with 350 jobs on fast track for St. George

Canadian-based RS Industries set to invest approximately $35 million into a United States manufacturing expansion project, which involves moving into an existing 240,000 square foot facility at the Ft. Pierce Industrial Park in St. George. St. George, Utah, date undefined | Photo courtesy Collier’s International

ST. GEORGE — Although economic pundits across the country are warning of difficult times ahead, business growth in Southern Utah is still on an upward trajectory. St. George Area Economic Development and Canadian-based RS Technologies Inc., have worked for months for the company to establish a manufacturing and distribution facility in St. George.

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14-year-old reported missing in St. George

Inset of Jax Nasman with undated photo illustration. | Main photo by kikkerdirk/iStock/Getty Images Plus; Inset photo courtesy St. George Police Department, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Jax Reed Nasman of St. George was reported missing Saturday morning. Nasman was last seen on April 2, 2020, at 3 p.m. by his foster mom.

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Man tells police Valley View shooting incident in St. George was ‘drug deal gone bad’

St. George Police respond to a shooting incident on 1000 West that was allegedly a ‘drug deal gone bad,” according police, St. George, Utah, April 10 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The investigation into the shooting incident on 1000 West in St. George Thursday evening resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old man who told police the situation “was the result of a drug deal gone bad.”

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