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Five Apartments Totaled in Foscoe Fire

Five groups of apartment dwellers escaped flames that totaled their Foscoe apartment in the early morning hours Saturday.  Fire was discovered at about 3:30 Saturday morning at the building at 6472 Hwy 105 South just above the Valle Crucis intersection, first arriving Foscoe Fire units Full Story

 
Avery Deputy in ICU After Crash in Thunderstorm

An Avery County Deputy, critically injured in the crash of his Sheriff’s Office cruiser early Sunday morning, is doing better, according to Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye.  Frye said the deputy, still not named at this point, was injured in the that crash occurred at the same time as a heavy rain Full Story

 
More Vandalism, Suspect Information Sought

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seeking help of the public once again in a rash of vandalism discovered last week.  On Tuesday, April 21st, vandalism in the form of graffiti was discovered in the men’s restroom at Junaluska Park in Boone, the graffiti scrawled “Upon a time.” Full Story

 
Watauga Clerk, Sheriff's Offices Used for Scams

Two new takes on one of the more prominent scams making the rounds was passed along by Watauga Sheriff Len Hagaman, one involving the Watauga Clerk of Court’s office, another scam involving the courts indirectly under the pretense of being a Watauga deputy.  Hagaman said, Full Story

 
Friday Morning Accidents Injure Three

There were three injuries in Friday morning accidents in the High Country, the first resulting in a Driving While Impaired charge in Avery County, the second involving a pedestrian struck in Boone. The Avery County crash came just after a 6:20am call to the Avery Sheriff’s Office from the Full Story

 
Two Charged After Chase with Lawmen

A car theft and chase led to numerous charges being filed by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office as they arrested two suspects wanted for an auto larceny from McDowell County.  Arrested were Jason Alan Laws and Crystal Lea Perkins, charged with multiple counts not only from Caldwell County Full Story

 
Easter Weekend Greenway Fundraiser Totals

It was a green day for the Greenway—the Middle Fork Greenway trail—as the results of a fundraiser were totaled and announced yesterday afternoon.  The event, held the weekend of Easter earlier this month, raised nearly $50,000 for the trail, which will eventually stretch from Blowing Full Story

 
Boone PD, Area Lawmen, Feds Make Drug Arrests

Six drug arrests have been made, a huge amount of cash confiscated, after a joint federal/local investigation involving United States Department of Homeland Security, Boone Police, Lenoir Police, Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and others. The investigation which led to the execution Full Story

 
4 Lights, 3 Lanes = Confusion, Crashes

There were two injuries in a two vehicle crash at about 1:30 Tuesday afternoon on East King Street at the New Market intersection, site of a number of accidents with an apparently similar cause—drivers reporting confusing traffic signals from Full Story

 
Third Suspect Charged in 'Horn' Vandalism, B&E

A third suspect has been arrested in the late February breaking and entering and vandalism at the Horn in the West property. Police say the perpetrators used spray paint to vandalize the property resulting in approximately $3,000 in damage, and numerous buildings were entered and damaged. Full Story

 
Boone Sends Letters to Owners Along Intake Path

A number of residents along the path of the proposed water intake from the New River tying into the Boone Water system passed along copies of their letters from the Town of Boone describing the type of construction they can expect in their area.  A January 29th letter describes survey Full Story

 
Winkler Square Emerges, Two Others to Follow

Of the three new mixed use projects approved by the Town of Boone in recent months, the first out of the ground is the smallest of the three—the Winkler Organization’s Winkler Square on Blowing Rock Road.  The first notable structure to rise appears to be an elevator shaft, and Full Story

 
Snyder's Appointment Confirmed by State

N.C. State Board of Elections Executive Director Kim Strach late yesterday approved the Watauga Board of Elections decision to name Matthew Snyder as elections director—but took some time to address issues brought up in his selection.  It took two votes of the Watauga County Board of Elections Full Story

 
Avery Drug Arrests for Early April

Citizen suspicions and traffic stops have led to six arrests—three cases of two arrests each—on drug counts.  The arrests started April 12th when Officers with the Avery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report from a resident about a possible methamphetamine lab on Sugar Full Story

 
McCrary To Sign With Averett

BOONE - Watauga High senior Dakota McCrary will sign his National Letter of Intent with Averett College, a Division III school in Danville, Va., and a member of the USA South Conference, Thursday at the WHS

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Former Hotelier Mallatere in Watauga Court

Former Hotelier Damon Mallatere came to Watauga District Court today as part of the court case against him in connection with three deaths at the Boone Best Western Hotel in April and June of 2013. Mallatere said as he approached the courthouse that there were a number of parties, Full Story

 
Two Hurt in East King Crash

There were two injuries in a two vehicle crash at about 1 this afternoon on East King Street.  The collision occurred at the New Market intersection with an impact significant enough to deploy airbags in at least one vehicle that showed heavy damage.  Watauga Medics and Boone Fire responded Full Story

 
Rains Open New Boone Creek Path, Close Roads

Another line of storms crossed the High Country this morning—and more could come today—but as predicted, the collision of the frontal system with the mountains weakened the storms as they pushed in.  But that was not the story yesterday.  Over three inches of rain swept through the High Full Story

 
Two Apps Promoted To Triple-A

Former Appalachian State University baseball players, pitcher Ryan Arrowood and catcher Jeremy Dowdy, have been promoted to Triple-A by their respective organizations.

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