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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Blue Ridge to The Alps: Przybysz Studies Abroad

BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University wrestling senior Forrest Przybysz(Jefferson, Ga./Jefferson) will spend time at an even higher elevation than usual in the High Country this summer when he travels to France to study abroad.

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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

Deep Gap Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary-Fundraiser

Deep Gap Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary is holding a fundraiser to benefit the fire fighters and fire department on Saturday June 17th, 2017 beginning at 7 am.

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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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