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Snow Falling, DOT Working to Clear Roads

While the N.C. Department of Transportation continues de-icing operations throughout the northwestern part of the state today, some crews from that region will head east to assist with snow and ice removal. Division 11, which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes Full Story

 
Blowing Rock Man Charged in Caldwell

A Blowing Rock man is facing drug charges in Caldwell County after an arrest Friday.  43-year-old Shawn Allen Valdez was arrested in Granite Falls on felony counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver heroin, and maintaining a vehicle, dwelling, or place for a controlled substance. Full Story

 
Snow Sandwiches the State West and East

Temperatures overnight did not fall as predicted, but that was because of cloud cover that is bringing a blast of snow to the High Country, and has caused schools to change schedules. Click on Closings and Cancellations for the latest. Snow is sandwiching the state with accumulation in the far west Full Story

 
New Members for App Health Dept. Board

The Appalachian District Health Department announced the three newest appointees to the Board of Health. They are Natasha Greer-Pennington (Pharmacist, Ashe County), Randy Revis (Public, Ashe County), and Jeffrey Tiller (Engineer, Watauga County). Members are appointed for a three-year term and Full Story

 
Disaster Loans Available From 2013 Rains

Watauga County and the State of NC have been working with FEMA/SBA on  low interest loans for disaster relief for farmers due to the heavy rains in 2013. The loan amount can be up to $2 million with interest rates of 2.875 percent for private

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Warmer Morning--Briefly

A morning above freezing—well above freezing—but don’t get used to it.  While schools are back to the business of education today, another blast of cold air is on our western horizon, and by tomorrow morning, we should be back to single digits—again. And with the blast, some snow Full Story

 
Frigid Firefighting

Avery firefighters have spent the morning battling two fires in temperatures hovering at or below zero. The first call was to a fire at a Buck Mountain Road residence, one that a number of departments responded to, then units were dispatched to an electrical fire on Elk River Road.  Units arriving Full Story

 
BREMCO Gives Rate Break in Frigid Temps

To help members with winter electric bills, the Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation recently approved a temporary rate reduction for all members on February bills. The typical member using 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity monthly will see a $9 reduction. Overall, this reduction will save Full Story

 
Boone Eyesore Could Be Gone By Summer

A Boone eyesore could finally be nearing destruction—and the property resurrected, that as Attorney Jim Deal, representing Stonegate Developers, asked the Boone Town Council last night to hold a special public hearing on the property that entails the old Scottish Inn site into what Stonegate Developers Full Story

 
ARHS Asks for Voluntary Visit Restraint for Flu

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System  asks that anyone sick with the flu or flu-like symptoms voluntarily refrain from visiting hospitalized family and friends, as well as those persons at the hospital for an outpatient procedure. It is also important that during this time of increased flu and flu like Full Story

 
Boone Police Complete Successful Food Drive

In an attempt to ease the burden on many of our citizens during the holiday season, the Boone Police Department organized a food drive to help people in need in our area.  The food collected during this drive was donated to the Hunger & Health Coalition in Boone, NC for distribution. The Hunger & Health Full Story

 
Creston Man Charged with Meth Manufacturing

Ashe Sheriff James Williams reports that the Ashe County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit discovered 3 different "One-Pot" Methamphetamine Labs at a Creston home, and has arrested an Ashe County man. Gene Edward Allen of Creston was arrested on January 15th after investigators visited his home Full Story

 
Firefighter Fatally Injured in Foothills Crash

An Alexander County firefighter died yesterday afternoon in a crash near Taylorsville.  The State Patrol indentified William Shook as the man whyo died in the head-on crash five miles west of Taylorsville on highway 90. The wreck occurred when Shook crossed the centerline and into the path Full Story

 
Travel Treachery Hits High Country

The blast of cold air and snow turned much of the High Country into an ice rink as temperatures dropped and snow fell.  Tynecastle Highway near Food Lion down into Banner Elk was turned into a parking lot with skidding, slipping vehicles, and at one point, a tractor trailer jack-knifed across the road. Full Story

 
Escapee Caught By NC Corrections

The Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement found an escaped inmate from the Buncombe Correctional Center in his home county. Correctional staff discovered Anthony Riddle missing at about  9:00 last night. Riddle, 27, from McDowell County, serving two to four years for larceny and possession of a firearm Full Story

 
Man Injured, Airlifted In Overnight House Fire

The man burned and airlifted after a fire at a Newland home late Monday night is hospitalized today with third degree burns to his head and arms.  Other members of his family escaped the fire that destroyed their home as fire personnel from Newland, Linville, Crossnore, Elk Park and Frank fire departments Full Story

 
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