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TOWN OF BEECH MOUNTAIN TOWN COUNCIL (VOTE FOR 3)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1    
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There are a number of interesting tabulations of the Avery voting, with write-in candidate Dave Calvert taking the third seat on the Newland Town Council, balloting led by Donetta McKinney, then Kenny Caraway with Dave Calvert third.  Also in Newland, voters re-affirmed alcohol sales handily,

The local real estate market continued recording tremendous activity last month, with Realtors® enjoying their busiest September in nine years—that while interest rates continue to attract buyers. There were 181 local homes sold in September, according to the High Country Multiple Listing

TOWN OF BOONE MAYOR (UNEXPIRED) (VOTE FOR 1)
Precincts Reported: 8 of 8    
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An Avery County woman died after a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning.  The accident occurred on Spanish Oak Road just over two miles south of Newland at about 2:45am when the 2006 Toyota Truck of Christopher Bertolini ran off of the road and overturned.  Trooper Boone said that a

TOWN OF BLOWING ROCK MAYOR (VOTE FOR 1)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1    
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A 13-year old boy was flown to the Johnson City Medical Center early Saturday evening after suffering a gunshot wound to his abdomen.  The incident occurred at a home in the Zionville area sometime around 6:30, with Watauga Medics and Cove Creek Fire/First responders rushing to

Today began as a rainy, but not too cool day for voters in towns across the High Country, voters to choose town council members, aldermen, mayors—whatever designation of office holders. In the High Country, voting was described as light in Boone precincts, with more interest in Blowing

Foscoe, Boone, and Shawneehaw firemen were called to a residential fire mid afternoon Saturday after a neighbor spotted smoke coming from the eves of the 915 Justice Road home.  The fire call came in about 3pm, first arriving Foscoe units reporting fire in the structure as well as a woods fire

The Watauga County Register of Deeds and Watauga County Veterans Services Officer are initiating a Veterans Discount Program for Watauga vets.  The release said that one of the responsibilities of the Register of Deeds office is to record Veterans' DD214 – their Military Discharge papers in

Some tense moments with a man armed with a gun in the early morning hours yesterday, a 2:00 AM call for Boone Police to Café Portofino. The 970 Rivers Street call was for a report of a man brandishing a handgun.  Police say the suspect had pointed the gun at an employee of the business.