An historic statewide drought is starting to affect wells in
western North Carolina.
A bike ride on the New River Trail just over the border in
Virginia turned deadly last week
Just after 3:30 a.m. last Friday, a female Appalachian State University
student was sexually assaulted by a male acquaintance in a residence hall, ASU
Democratic State Senator Kay Hagan announced her intentions
to run against incumbent Republican Senator Elizabeth Dole today.
Statements from the Drought Management Advisory Council made
earlier this week classified Boone among seventeen water systems with less than
100 days supply.
Watauga County Board of Elections is busily preparing for
November 6, director Jane Hodges says.
The Appalachian State University Mountaineers have had their
share of fame this season.
Speaking of the drought, local and state officials are still
urging High Country residents to conserve water, rain or no rain.