Pedestrian Struck Crossing Blowing Rock Road

A pedestrian was rushed to Watauga Medical Center, then was transferred to Wake Forest Baptist Medical center last night after being struck by a vehicle as the man crossed Blowing Rock Road.

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Boggs Lauded by Sun Belt for Second Time This Season

BOONE, N.C. — After recording three of Appalachian State University football’s six sacks in Saturday’s 28-7 romp over UL Lafayette, inside linebacker Eric Boggs (Belton, S.C./Belton-Honea Path) has been named the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.

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Pet Patrol

LOST: Black and White Caviler

On November 29, a black and white caviler mix went missing from the Trade area, just outside of Mountain City, TN. Her name is Lucy and she is very friendly. She is 9 lbs, and was not wearing her collar. $500 reward. If found please call 828-773-2814.



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Winter is just around the corner, but running well ahead of the frigid temps and wintry mixes is the Toe River Studio Tour, December 4-6. It’s this weekend and a perfect time for a drive around the Toe River Valley, seeing…and buying the country’s best of the best in arts and crafts. From Friday [noon to 4pm] through Sunday [10am to 5pm each day], artists will have the heat going and welcome visitors to their places of working, living, and being in the mountains around Mitchell and Yancey Counties.

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Area Chambers

Thursday: Cookies and Caroling!

Come to Boone Mall THIS THURSDAY for Cookies and Caroling, with great fun and Christmas festivities!  

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Mariann M. Clawson

Mariann Margaret Clawson, 79 years-old, died on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at her home in Blowing Rock, North Carolina after her valiant fight with Stage 4 Lung Cancer during the past two years.

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