Forest Service’s Joe Shoupe has closely monitored wildfires in other areas- and
fears Avery County’s continued growth may complicate firefighters’ efforts to
fight a potential wildfire.
Chris Hatton of the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office has received a statewide
honor: Narcotics Officer of the Year.
of bagpipes cut through the highlands of Grandfather Mountain yesterday,
marking the 52nd annual gathering of Scottish clans in the High
While funding for Appalachian State University’s new college
of education building is not official- the debate for the structure’s location
Appalachian State University Police are still looking for
information on a sexual battery that happened near Trivette Hall last week.
Monday marks a public hearing regarding Ashe County’s
Relay for Life is on its way to Mountain City- and the
Positive Thinkers club is helping it along with their 5th annual
Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Red Tail Mountain.
Johnson County native Steven Douglas Cochran pled guilty
this week to the murder of Leona Blythe “Lee” Schilling, a West Jefferson woman
murdered in 2005.
Local evangelist Curtis Presnell hopes he has found a new
way to make a difference.