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Recovery effort over- body found

It’s official- yesterday evening Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye announced the body of 16-year-old Nicholas “Chad” Hicks had been located.

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Elk Motel owner pleads to Commissioners

Elk Motel owner Floyd Garrison appealed to Commissioners last night- a first for Garrison.


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Skateboarders without helmets- could face fines, commissioners say

Watauga County Commissioners discussed a civil ordinance last night that would fine people found skateboarding in the skate park without a helmet.

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Interim dean announced

Yesterday, Appalachian State University named its interim dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts: Dr. Glenda Treadaway.

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Watauga Tourism Development Authority is ‘starting to move’

It’s been eleven months, and the Watauga County Tourism Development Authority is moving along, according to Rob Holton.

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Landlord jailed following disputeA landlord was jailed after a dispute over rent ended in alleged theft.
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Wilkes Deputies find kids at alleged Drug HouseWilkes County sheriff’s deputies discovered an infant and a 5-year-old child at a mobile home in which drugs were allegedly found. The call came in as a domestic disturbance.
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Damn Yankees come to Lees-McRaeWhen middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees, hilarity ensues. Full Story
Red Cross issues plea for donorsThe current blood supply has dropped critically low throughout the Southeast, and the American Red Cross is urging individuals to donate blood as soon as possible.  Full Story
Body found in Elk River

Unconfirmed reports say a body was found this afternoon in Elk River.

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ASU names Interim Dean

Appalachian State University Provost Stan Aeschleman announced today that Dr. Glenda Treadaway has been named interim dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts.

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Rescue effort 'rough'

Rescue workers are still searching for 16-year-old Nicholas Hicks, believed to have drowned Sunday near Elk Falls.

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Rescue teams need supplies

According to Linville Central Rescue Squad’s Derek Calloway, the 13 agencies currently searching for 16-year-old Nicholas Hicks at Elk River need supplies to keep them going.

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Shortoff smoke stirs suspicion

Drift smoke from the Shortoff fire is causing trouble in Watauga and surrounding areas, says Blowing Rock Fire Department’s Captain Aaron Miller.

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‘We really had a mess,’ Fire Marshal says

Insurance investigators are on the scene today of a fire that destroyed the home of Miami Dolphins owner H. Wayne Huizenga on Saturday.

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Burnout operations good to go

Yesterday, Incident Information Officer Gil Knight said today’s burnout operation on a wildfire at Shortoff Mountain depended on the weather.

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Asheville dive team adds to the search

Specialized dive teams are joining the search for 16-year-old Nicholas Hicks of Roan Mountain, believed to have drowned Sunday near Elk Falls.

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Huizenga blaze: Investigators search for a cause

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused Miami Dolphins owner H. Wayne Huizenga’s Linville Ridge home to catch fire Saturday evening.

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Bad news for firefighters in gorge: Shortoff fire spreads

It’s been over a week since measurable rain has hit the Linville Gorge area and the Shortoff wildfire, the blaze firefighters hope might be contained by now, has spread.

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