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Heavy rain probably led to a crash that caused a Foscoe area woman to be airlifted to the Johnson City Medical Center after a crash Wednesday afternoon.

Rain—lots of it—totaling over three inches in the rain gauge at the radio stations— inundated the area Wednesday morning, causing flooding, closing some roads, and leading to one swift water rescue.

Beech Mountain Firefighters knocked down a fire quickly early this morning, saving the structure.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the theft of a purse and fraud in use of a credit card from that purse.

First,  BREMCO reported their customers would enjoying a significant rate reduction in their electrical rates, announced back in December, then, as of yesterday, customers of New River Light and Power saw a rate reduction for the rest of 2016—

The issue of whether the Watauga County Commission will be asked for action in the condemnation of properties at the edge of Watauga County for the Boone Water Intake project on the New River surfaced at their meeting this morning.

The Watauga County Communications Center announces a new way of serving the public with the implementation of the Police Priority Dispatch System™ beginning on February 8th.

Thursday, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce announced their two ‘Businesses of the Year’ in an event at the LaQuinta Inn, the first, a quiet business with some significant impact, according to chamber executive Dr. Dan Meyer,

With BREMCO customers now enjoying a significant rate reduction in their electrical rates, announced back in December, customers of New River Light and Power—starting today—will also see a reduction for the rest of 2016.

Sunday morning at approximately 6:45 am, a female student reported to University Police at ASU that she was sexually assaulted after returning from an off campus party.

A communication company that has been a more of a rural provider, is moving into Boone, and the tech watchers are wondering about reaching more in-town customers with the move.