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Divorce then murder, deputies say: Jonas Ridge Shooting

Murder suspect Darrell Buchanan’s divorce to Lola Mae Carpenter Buchanan was finalized Tuesday. Tuesday night just before ten, deputies say he shot her boyfriend to death at her residence in Jonas Ridge.

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Victim dies in Zionville AccidentThe victim of a Tuesday night crash has died from his injuries. Full Story
Trooper honored with Samaritan Award

A local highway patrol officer has been honored with the prestigious North Carolina Highway Patrol’s Samaritan Award.


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Pulitzer Prize Nominated Poet comes to ASU

The Visiting Writer’s Series returns to Appalachian State University tonight with a reading at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Table Rock Room.


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Cash, jewelry thefts: Crimestoppers alert

Watauga County Crimestoppers is looking for whoever’s responsible for a series of break-ins over the past two months.


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Jury selection begins for ’45-shot’ suspect

Jury selection began this week in the first-degree murder trial of 22-year-old Freddie Lawrence McDowell.

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Young voters to hit the polls

More young voters than ever are registering to vote in North Carolina.

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Tax collections up

Despite shortfalls in other states, North Carolina officials say the state government collected $140 million more than projected in tax revenues during the first seven months of the fiscal year. 

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Update, murder suspect speaks- claims self-defense

Gunshot wounds sustained by murder suspect Darrell Buchanan may have been caused by the eleven-year-old son of his victim.

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Jonas Ridge Suspect CaughtAuthorities in Jonas Ridge have captured Darrell Buchanan. 
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Suspect is an ex-Marine sniper

buch.jpg Deputies are still combing the woods for an ex-Marine sniper accused of killing his ex-wife’s boyfriend.


Teams from both Burke and Avery county sheriff’s offices have set up a command post at Jonas Ridge Tubing and are using every available resource in their search for Newland’s 47-year-old Darrell Wayne Buchanan.

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Suspect may have kidnapped ex-wife, authorities say

It’s been a long night for law enforcement in Jonas Ridge.

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Expect a snowy, blustery day

Overnight snowfall has created inclement driving conditions this morning, and officials warn you to use caution on your morning commutes.

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AppalSEED Academy for High Country's home schooledAppalachian State University officials have announced a new free after-school science enrichment program is coming to High Country home school students and Hickory minority students this fall. Full Story
Snow pelts the High CountrySnow is pelting the mountains, causing inclement conditions on highways, and authorities say it's only going to get worse. Full Story
Suspect used "high-powered rifle," still at large

A suspect in a Jonas Ridge shooting is still at large. Deputies are looking for a 6’1" white male wearing brown coveralls.

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Shooting: Info comingAisling Broadcasting has received information on a shooting in Burke County near the Avery County  line. Full Story
Conditions already 'sketchy'(9 p.m.) While most places are only reporting light snow, authorities are calling current highway conditions "sketchy." Full Story
DOT: Ready for a battle

Heavy snow could be on its way to the High Country and Watauga DOT officials are on standby.

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