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As the search for escaped inmate Michael D. Clark continues, the Department of Public Safety reminds the public that Clark is originally from western North Carolina and may try to head to that area.

The Watauga County Board of Elections did not vote on the approval of an early voting plan for the upcoming municipal election.

School performance data released by the N.C. State Board of Education shows that Watauga County Schools has improved its four year graduation rate for the second year running, reaching a record high of 91.2 percent.

The Blowing Rock “State of the Town” presentation is set for Monday September 18th at the American Legion Building, 333 Wallingford Road in Blowing Rock.

On Wednesday September 13, Boone Police, ASU Police, and the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office came together in effort to help locate and identify the campsites of homeless persons in the area of the Greenway Trail.

The Blowing Rock Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to deny a request for a rezoning that would permit short-term rentals on two parcels on Ransom Street.

Several local agencies have partnered for an event to kickoff the App State vs Wake Forest game weekend for locals, visitors, and fans of both teams. 

The Avery County Board of Commissioners will be searching for a new architect for the next phase of swimming pool project.