Ashe Commissioners Select Buchanan As Sheriff, Absher Retires

Ashe County Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to select Terry Buchanan as Ashe County Sheriff, to replace retired Sheriff James Williams.

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Wednesday's High Country Sports Report....

Watauga Girls Finish Fourth....The Watauga Warriors 4th grade girls travel basketball team finished second this past weekend at the Ballers Bash in Kingsport, TN.

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Pet Patrol


Female lab mix puppy, about 1-2 years old, found near Bamboo Rd and Wilson Ridge Rd.  Very sweet and playful, currently being kept inside out of the cold until the owner is found.  You will need to identify the collar color to prove ownership.  Contact Sharon at (828)268-1757.

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Community and Business

Boone's Winter Farmers Market Returns Saturday Jan 21

Boone's Winter Farmers Market returns this Saturday.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Willis Hicks

Willis Hicks, age 73, of Meat Camp Road, Todd, passed away Monday afternoon, January 16, 2017, at Watauga Medical Center.

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