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A Todd man and his dog escaped a vehicle fire on Railroad Grade Road Friday.

The North Carolina Community College System State Board of Community Colleges has unanimously approved Dr. Mark Poarch as the new president of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

Beginning July 1, North Carolina vehicle owners must pay their annual vehicle registration renewals by the expiration date or face a late fee.

There will be a fish fry beginning at 6 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. The cost is $5 a plate. For more information, please call,

A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison for vehicular homicide, felony evading arrest, theft of property valued at $10,000 or more, felony reckless endangerment and driving on a suspended license back in 2015.

Thursday evening, the Boone Town Council voted to ban racetracks in all Boone zoning districts.

An Avery County school employee was named the best school bus driver in the state at the annual State School Bus ROADeo held at the state fairgrounds in Raleigh.

High Country Radio has announced AM 1450 WATA, Boone’s legendary “station of record” will feature Dave Ramsey and Rush Limbaugh.

This week, communities across America observe National Police Week to remember law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Department has charged a man with murder in connection with a death Wednesday in Hays.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed 2016-17 budget Tuesday evening.