Seven faculty members of Appalachian State University
received teaching awards from the UNC Board of Governors and will be recognized
during Convocation September 6.
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