Chief Gunther Doerr To Retire From ASU Police August 1st

Appalachian State University Police Chief Gunther Doerr will retire from the University on August 1st. Doerr’s retirement was announced at ASU’s recent board of trustees meeting. 

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Late Rally Lifts 'Dads to 3-1 Win in 10

Greensboro, NC - The baseball gods were smiling down on the Hickory Crawdads Saturday night. Despite their recent struggles (they had lost nine of their last 10 games), the Crawdads broke up Chris Paddock's no-hit bid in the seventh before they staged a late rally to beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers 3-1 in 10 innings at Newbridge Bank Park.

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Pet Patrol

Found: Boxer and Two Pups

On Thursday June 16th, a female boxer and two pups were found on Joyne's Road near Pond Mountain in Lansing. No collar, no tags. For more information please call 336-384-1389.

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Community and Business

Summer Real Estate Selling Season Has High Sales, Low Interest Rates

The local summer selling season is off to an auspicious start, with May real estate sales the highest recorded in that month since at least 2006.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Margaret A. Bennett

Mrs. Margaret Auton Bennett, age 87, of Russ Cornett Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday morning, June 21, 2016 at Watauga Medical Center.

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