A Bird Causes Widespread Power Outage In Avery County

There was a wide spread power outage this morning that affected a large part of Avery County.

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Van Ord Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

BOONE, N.C. –– Appalachian State University women’s track and field standout runner Tristin Van Ord has been named to the CoSIDA Academic all-District III first team for her performance on the track and in the classroom.

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Pet Patrol

Lost at Cone Manor (MP294): 7 year old lab/hound mix.

Our dog ran off around 5:00 PM on May 24th. We were walking the Maze near Chetola in Blowing Rock. She is a 7 year old lab/hound mix. Black with big floppy ears and an orange collar. The collar has her name and the phone number 406-570-8745 (my husband). You can reach us at that number, 828-773-3199, or 828-295-3740

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Community and Business

Grandfather Mountain Presents: The Remarkable Rhododendron Ramble

The Remarkable Rhododendron Ramble

Grandfather Mountain guided walks celebrate rhododendron blooms

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

James A. "Chef" Welch

James A. "Chef" Welch, age 52, of Wilson Ridge Road, Boone, passed away Monday afternoon, May 22, 2017, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

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