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FAA, NTSB and Boone Police continue their investigation of Monday's fatal plane crash at Boone Golf Club.

MARS HILL, N.C., April 22, 2016 - The Silver Mine Fire grew overnight and is now estimated at 2,500 acres.

Early on the morning of Wednesday April 20th, officers with the Avery County Sheriff’s Office arrested 36 year old Patrick Potter of Butler, Tennessee.

A drainage improvement project is set to begin Monday in Watauga County.

Investigators with the Avery County Sheriff’s Office attended an autopsy performed by the North Carolina Medical Examiner’s Office in Winston Salem on Monday.

The Boone Town Council voted to send the latest design changes suggested for the Rivers Walk Project back to the Planning Council and place it on the agenda for a public hearing at the next Council meeting in May.

Boone Police are continuing to attempt to locate James Martin Roberts.

Starting Saturday, all calls made in the 336 area code region must use the 10-digit phone number when using a land-based or cellular phone.

Boone Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.