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Anna Smith Investigation: Suicide

On September 13, 2014, the body of Appalachian State University student Anna Smith was found in a wooded area off of Popular Grove Road in Boone. Prior to this discovery, Appalachian State University Police and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations had been investigating Smith's disappearance. Full Story

Howard's Knob Tract Gifted to Boone

After a number of discussions in executive session on the part of the Boone Town Council, and at the direction of the Boone Town Council, Mayor Andy Ball has signed a deed for property on Howard's Knob as a gift from Dr. Richard Stahl. Stahl said in the town release, "I want to thank Mayor Full Story

BREMCO Asks Customers to Cut Usage

At the request of its wholesale power provider, Duke Energy, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is asking members to voluntarily reduce electricity usage over the next 24 hours—especially this morning—due to extreme cold temperatures causing significant spikes in electricity Full Story

Here Comes the COLD

The blast of cold air that has brought below zero conditions to the Great Lakes and plains is making its way into the High Country, with morning temperatures in the low to mid 20’s expected to only drop as the day goes along, eventually approaching zero over the next 24 hours or so.  With overworked Full Story

Guilty Plea Yields 5 to 10-Year Sentence

A Watauga County man was sentenced to just under 5 to nearly 11 years in prison yesterday after entering a guilty plea to sex offenses.  Timothy Edward Taylor, 36, entered a guilty plea to one count of First Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and three counts of Third Degree Full Story

Ashe Gun Permits Now On Line

As of the First of January, applying for gun permits in Ashe County is now simpler and more convenient.  The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new program called Permitium, which allows citizen to apply and pay for handgun purchase permits, and say that in the near future Full Story

New Year's Raid Leads to Arrest

Friday, Lenoir Police issued a release telling of officers of the Lenoir Police Department’s Narcotics Unit serving a search warrant on a residence New Year’s Eve at 1330 SW Underdown Avenue in Lenoir.  During the search, officers said they found 38 grams of powder cocaine, approximately Full Story

Avery Woman Charged in Boone Theft, Fraud

On November 8th, Boone Police received a report of a pocketbook taken from an automobile on Watauga Village Drive.  As a result of the investigation, on December 30th, Boone Police Department investigators arrested Patricia Maria Tucker, 48 years-of-age, of Newland, Full Story

Methamphetamine Conspiracy Investigations Land 57 Defendants

Methamphetamine Conspiracy investigations land 57 defendants in Federal prison for a total of 304 years. Watauga County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina, along with many other departments in

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Lamm Selected To Medal of Honor Bowl

Appalachian State University offensive lineman Kendall Lamm (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) has been selected to participate in next week’s Medal of Honor Bowl in Charleston,

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Bumgarner Named AP Male Athlete Of Year

It's been a year to remember for Hickory native Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner finished first in a vote by U.S. editors and news directors. He beat out Dodgers pitcher

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North Carolina's November County and Area Employment Figures Released

Unemployment rates decreased in 72 of North Carolina’s counties in November and increased in 20. According to the area employment figures released yesterday, Graham county had the

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Credit Card Theft in Wilkesboro

Officer Shumate of the Wilkesboro Police Department had his hands full Sunday evening when he received a call from John Schimke in San Diego, CA about a possible identity theft. Mr. Shimke told the officer that he had received an email from

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Boone Wins Round 1 With State over ETJ

The three-panel hearing the case of Boone Verses the State of North Carolina ruled Monday to grant a preliminary injunction in favor of the town of Boone, in effect, leaving the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction or ETJ intact while the panel further considers the town’s suit against the state. Full Story

Two Accidents This Afternoon, Minor Injuries in Both

Two minor car accidents result in two trips to Watauga Medical Center this afternoon.  The first, a three-car rear end collision which occurred around 1pm.

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Father of Amber Alert Victim Charged with Murder

According to WTVD, Raleigh police said they have charged the father of a child who was the focus of an Amber Alert search with murder. Two-year-old Tristan Blue was reported missing by 31-year-old Steven Daniel Blue Wednesday at his Raleigh apartment.

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Avery, Caldwell Men Face Drug Counts

December 17th, Lenoir Police arrested an Avery man and a Caldwell man after a tip and a traffic stop. In November of 2013 the Lenoir/Caldwell County Crime Stoppers received neighbor complaints and an anonymous Crimestoppers tip that Bill Watson was selling drugs from his mobile Full Story

Embezzlement Arrest Made by Boone PD

On December 19, 2014, Boone Police Investigators arrested Micah Drake Fowler, 21 years-of-age, of Boone, NC, charging him with three counts of Felony Embezzlement from his prior employer, Lowes Foods Stores, Inc.  Mr. Fowler was given a $3,000 secured bond pending a February 5th, 2015, Full Story

Father to Appear in Court in Son's Murder

An Ashe County father is jailed without bond pending first court appearance set for this week after being charged with murder early Friday morning after his son died from a gunshot wound Thursday night.  Ashe Sheriff James Williams reported that the call came in about 7:25 Thursday night to Full Story

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