Boone Police Investigating Three Separate Deaths

Boone Police have investigated three separate deaths this week.

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Wrestling Alum Ranked Fourth in US Freestyle Ladder

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University wrestling alum Austin Trotman (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) ranked No. 4 in the country in the US Freestyle Ladder at 189 pounds this month as part of the Titan Mercury Wrestling Club in Nebraska. 

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Pet Patrol

Found: Male Grey & Black Cat

A grey and black striped tabby cat was found in the Valle Crucis area on Wednesday, December 21st.  

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Community and Business

Point-In-Time Count Determines Extent Of Homelessness In Region

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, marks the annual Point-in-Time Count. The Point-in-Time (PIT) Count, coordinated by the Northwest Continuum of Care, is the annual documentation of the extent of homelessness in our region, which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey Counties.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)


Albert Forrest Reece, age 72, of Broadstone Road, Banner Elk, passed away Sunday morning, December 25, 2016, at Watauga Medical Center.

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