If you were summoned for jury duty for superior court
in Watauga County for July 16, you are hereby released. Anyone with questions should call Wanda Howell, the Trial Court
Coordinator at 828-265-5369.
Budgets are in- and the deadline for fire department
contracts passed earlier this week- without signatures from chiefs of seven
Avery County Fire Departments.
While incident information officer Dennis Whalers says the
fires in the Linville Gorge Area are 100 percent contained, 130 personnel are
currently on scene.
Fireworks didn’t go as planned on Beech Mountain.
Wilkesboro Police believe they know what happened to a
vehicle reported missing last month from a local dealer.
While the likes of Edwin McCain and Jackson Crossing are set
to take the stage at Saturday’s Independence Day Festival at Eagles Nest, the
firefighters are the real stars.