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

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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