Darcel to WLOS viewers: I’m recovering from an illness

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Fans of longtime WLOS television news anchor Darcel Grimes have noted Grime’s absence from local newscasts. On Thursday, Grimes posted an update on WLOS’s page on Facebook:

“I appreciate the concern regarding my absence from the Newscasts. I am recovering from an illness. My doctors say I am improving. I look forward to being back on the air soon. Thanks for your well wishes and prayers.”

Dozens of fans are leaving their well-wishes on the FB page. Meantime, more as we get it.

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6 Comments on "Darcel to WLOS viewers: I’m recovering from an illness"

  1. I have missed you Darcel, wishing a speedy recovery. Don’t push and come back too soon. Take care.

  2. Miss you so much on the News . May God be with you at this time. Can’t wait to see your smiling face again .

  3. Joannie Jollehy | February 24, 2014 at 6:11 pm | Reply

    Was missing Darcell and wondering what was going on. Sorry you have been sick and wish for your continued recovery. Take care and don’t get in a hurry to get back until you are fully recovered.


  4. Pat Turner Mitchell | August 6, 2012 at 5:56 pm | Reply

    I miss you on WLOS. I hope you are doing well and will return soon. Best wishes for a fast recovery.

  5. I watch Darcel & Tammi Watford, thats it; get well, hurry back. alfslyasafox

  6. We miss you on tv Darcell. Please get well soon.


    Chuck and Mary

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