News

Crime Stoppers Looking For Stolen Stihl Saws

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: 

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Sports

Tuesday's High Country Sports Update....

Tar Heels Down Syracuse For Williams' 800th Win, 85-68.....CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina coach Roy Williams stood at midcourt, looking to the Smith Center rafters to watch video messages from former players congratulating him on his 800th win.

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Pet Patrol

FOUND: BROWN LAB MIX PUPPY

Female lab mix puppy, about 1-2 years old, found near Bamboo Rd and Wilson Ridge Rd.  Very sweet and playful, currently being kept inside out of the cold until the owner is found.  You will need to identify the collar color to prove ownership.  Contact Sharon at (828)268-1757.

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Community and Business

Cove Creek Student Club Founds Environmental Science Club

In no small way, today’s culture is dominated by screens. From a young age children are exposed a wide range of devices, from tablets to televisions; and while with that territory comes with its own merits, a group of parents and teachers at Cove Creek School are on a mission to ensure students are also exposed to nature as part of their education. The group has come together to form an environmental science club at the school called the EcoRaiders.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Willis Hicks

Willis Hicks, age 73, of Meat Camp Road, Todd, passed away Monday afternoon, January 16, 2017, at Watauga Medical Center.

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