News

Boone Police Searching For Stolen Truck

The Boone Police Department is looking for a stolen vehicle.

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Sports

Saturday's High Country Sports Update....

Miami Permanently Dismisses Al-Quadin Muhammad, Jermaine Grace For “Violating NCAA Rules”...College Spun reports that Saturday afternoon, Miami announced it has permanently dismissed two of its players – Al-Quadin Muhammad and Jermaine Grace – for what it’s calling a violation of NCAA rules. Muhammad is a junior defensive end, while Grace is a senior linebacker. Both were expected to play huge roles for the team on defense this upcoming season. Obviously, the timing here isn’t fantastic given the fact that the season starts next weekend. The Hurricanes will take on Florida A&M next Saturday at 6:00 p.m. ET. Miam is not subject to NCAA sanctions, according to Team Stream.

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Pet Patrol

Lost: Solid Black Cat

On August 12th, a male cat went missing from Russ Cornett Road. He is completely black and neutered. If found please call 828-719-7189

 

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Community and Business

Blue Ridge EMC Recognizes Long Time Employees

Employees of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation and its heating fuels subsidiary, Blue Ridge Energies, LLC, were recently recognized for their years of service during an employee awards dinner at The Walker Center on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Dennis Butch Triplett

Dennis Butch Triplett, age 62, of Old US Highway 421 South, Boone, passed away Monday morning, August 22, 2016, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville.

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