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Take an artsy stroll in Blowing Rock

Tonight marks a relaxing cultural event in Blowing Rock: The Blowing Rock Thursday Gallery Stroll.

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Rain hits 2 of the 3 Linville fires

Good news for the approximately 300 firefighters in Linville- both the 500-acre Dobson Knob wildfire and the third blaze, 70 acres located near Cold Mountain in Avery County, had rain overnight.

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World War II private to be buried

The body of 28-year-old Lawrence Burkett, a World War II soldier killed in Germany in 1944, is returning to Jefferson.

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Nearly 300 firefighters continue to battle Linville blazesAs of yesterday evening, almost 300 federal and state firefighters were continuing the fight on a blaze that started Friday from lightning strikes. 
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9-time Horn actor comes back because he likes the people

The Horn in the West amphitheatre is a busy place these days. Just ask Mark Woodard who plays Dr. Jeffrey Stewart in the upcoming production.

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Ashe entrepreneur faces assault charges47-year-old entrepreneur Eric Hunter of Jefferson was charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill last week.
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Bank robber suspects rented West Jefferson carAlleged bank thieves drove a getaway vehicle from Virginia to Ashe County, according to reports.
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Lenoir man killed in fallIn what police are calling an accident, a Lenoir man died in a fall over the weekend.  Full Story
14-year-old and 31-year-old charged in fightA fight that took both Elkin police officers and Wilkes County sheriff’s deputies to mediate led to the arrest of a man and a teenager.
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Puppy incites crimeSheriff’s deputies in Wilkes County have arrested a Thurmond teenager after a disagreement over a puppy.
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Family members sob as jurors see photographs

Family members of murder victim Emily Anderson sobbed as jurors saw pictures of Emily’s body inside and outside of the toolbox in which she was found.

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Proposed bill would benefit migrant workers

A new law that has the support of farm and labor groups would guarantee migrant farm workers a mattress at labor camps in North Carolina.

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House bill to tax money wiresA bill that would tax money wire transfers made by illegal immigrants was heard in a House judiciary committee yesterday. 
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Billboard bill clears Senate Committee

A bill that would allow outdoor advertisers to cut vegetation from a larger area near their billboards cleared a hurdle yesterday when it cleared a Senate committee.

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Land prices going up- conservationists urge actionConservation groups urged lawmakers yesterday to protect undeveloped areas. 
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Bill would make it harder to light up at NC universitiesA measure approved by the House Health Committee would allow University of North Carolina system campuses to expand their no-smoking areas to include 100-foot buffer zones around university buildings. The bill’s next stop is the full House. Full Story
Domestic violence victims protectedA bill that would make it easier for a domestic violence victim to change her name coasted unopposed through the House.
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Petition to save golf course in Seven Devils

The following is a copy of the petition submitted by the citizens’ group for the proposed eminent domain action by the town regarding the golf course at Seven Devils.

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Grimes' full statement to Seven Devils Town Council

The following is the statement read by Justin Grimes, representative for Hawksnest Resort, at the Seven Devils Public Hearing on June 11.

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