Logger Struck by Tree, Killed

A late Tuesday afternoon logging accident has killed a logger, while the man was clearing a path for a power line through Carter County Tennessee.  

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High Country Sports Roundup....

Sixteen Catamounts Honored by the Southern Daniel Hooker....Cullowhee, N.C. - A combined 16 Western Carolina football players were honored on Tuesday as the Southern Conference unveiled its 2015 All-Southern Conference and All-Freshman post-season teams from both the league's head coaches and voting members of the SoCon Sports Media Association (SCSMA).

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Pet Patrol

Missing: Feist

On November 3rd, a white, brown, and black feist went missing from Spanish Mtn in Newland. He answers to the name Tazz and is about one year old.

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Cancer Center's 2nd Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree

(BOONE, NC) November 24, 2015 - The Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center's 2nd annual Lighting of the Treeceremony is scheduled for Thursday, December 3 from 6 - 7 pm in Watauga Medical Center's auditorium atrium located at 336 Deerfield Road, Boone, NC.

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Area Chambers

'Shop Local' Has New Look

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce is unveiling its new logo in support of LOCAL business initiatives.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Len Walter Cornett

Len Walter Cornett, age 66, of Highway 421 North, Boone, passed away Saturday afternoon, November 21, 2015 at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.

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