Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye is getting high tech in his efforts to prevent crime.
Firefighters in Wilkes responded to a fire in the Wilbar
area yesterday evening- and, according to N.C. Forest Ranger Jody Brady, the
blaze started in a unique way.
Schools in Watauga County will close early today- the elementary schools at
12:30 and the high school at 1:00, due to the heat wave.
44-year-old David Kenneth McCall of Spruce Pine could face a maximum
sentence of 23 years if convicted of the nine felonies he’s
26-year-old Michael Aaron Lay of Raleigh, a former campaign worker for 10th
District Representative Patrick McHenry, has been granted a deferred
prosecution in Gaston County Superior Court.
Newland residents may see a new tractor where the Avery County Agriculture
& Horticulture Fair tractor sat- and this one is chained to a telephone
Local veterinarian Dr. Howard Johnson has some advice for pet-owners this
time for the 25th Annual Everette Greene Memorial Gospel Singing
Jubilee- and this year, it’s going to be inside and out
of the heat.