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 to Sunday, Dec. 9-10.

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$130K in meth found after Washington City officer spots loose panel on SUV during I-15 stop

Stock image of a Washington City Police Officer in uniform | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

WASHINGTON CITY — A loose liner in the back of a vehicle caught the attention of a police officer during an early-morning traffic stop on Hoodoo Way in Washington City. During the stop, two black bags containing several pounds of suspected methamphetamine were recovered.

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Officials break ground on new 20-unit Coal Creek Townhomes development in Cedar City

Heavy equipment workers are already moving dirt at the site of the Coal Creek Townhomes project, Cedar City, Utah, Dec. 1, 2023 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY — Developers have broken ground on a new 20-unit townhome project in Cedar City.

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Hiker lost in Red Cliffs near Leeds located by helicopter after spending the night

The Babylon section of the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Leeds, Utah, May 30, 2016 | Photo by Don Gilman, St. George News

IVINS — A man was hiking in Red Cliffs near Leeds on Friday when he realized he was lost and had no cell signal, a sheriff’s deputy said.

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Horoscopes: Find out what December’s optimistic new moon means for you

Stock image | Photo by lkunl/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

FEATURE — While new moons are known to trigger new beginnings, this week’s new moon is supercharged with enthusiastic optimism to take off in a new direction.

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Utah AG Reyes won’t run for reelection, says he believes women who have accused Tim Ballard

FILE – In this April 25, 2014, file photo, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes waves during a rally at the Western Republican Leadership Conference in Sandy, Utah. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes announced Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 he will not seek reelection in 2024 | Photo by Rick Bowmer, The Associated Press, St. George News

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, who is facing scrutiny for his decadelong friendship with the embattled founder of an anti-child-trafficking organization, announced Friday that he will not seek reelection in 2024.

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