An electrical fire in downtown Newland prompted the quick
action of area firefighters and local law enforcement: on extra alert because of
weekend fires that gutted Spruce Pine one county away.
A fire that damaged a Moravian Falls single-wide trailer
last night was caused by
Broyhill Inn was the place to be last night in Boone.
Newly elected Avery County Fire Association President Junior
Sluder is optimistic contract issues will be worked out in the near future.
Fall of 2010 cannot come soon enough for Watauga County
Commissioner John Cooper.
Wilkes County Fire Marshal Nick Hamby has closed the
investigation on a fire that claimed a crime scene last week on Desperado Road.
Agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms
and Explosives are still investigating a series of fires that gutted downtown
Spruce Pine Saturday.
You don’t necessarily have to be a newcomer to the High
Country to benefit from the High Country Newcomers club.