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It was kind of a shock for local folks traveling East King Street to see no vehicles on the lot at the lot of what for years was Toyota of Boone, 665 East King Street, more recently Modern Toyota of Boone.  But what we get in return is a shiny new dealership space a bit further east where Toyotas

An Ashe man is being aided after his home was heavily damaged in an early morning fire Wednesday in Ashe County.

A sex assault is under investigation of Appalachian State University Police the incident reportedly taking place early in the morning hours of Oct. 21st. on the parking lot of Legends, just off Hardin Street. The incident is reported to have occurred following a concert, there.

There’s sad news of the passing of former State Senator Steve Goss, who died earlier this week after a brief battle with cancer.  He was 65.  Goss, an ordained minister, served the High Country counties of Ashe, Watauga, and Foothills counties of Wilkes and Alexander in his two terms as a State

As the Mountaineers were heating up the scoreboard on the field, things were heating up just outside.  At about 9pm, there was a fire alarm at Trivette Dining hall, just at the end of the Stadium parking lot, Boone Fire discovering some fire in a section of the newly-renovated structure, causing

What was old is now new again—the 1940 mural at the restored downtown Boone Post Office, dedicated yesterday by the Daughters of the American Revolution and a gathering of local supporters.  A day before the two year anniversary of the dedication of the restored Post Office, Zela Beckett

There was the game—Apps won, by the way—then there was the student protest, the fire in Trivette Hall, and yes, the ambulance stolen from the game.  It seemed the App State/Georgia Southern game was ancillary to the other stories just outside Kidd Brewer stadium.  As preparations were ramping

There is an update to one of  two head-on Watauga County collisions from the weekend, updating the fatal crash that killed a young Blowing Rock man . That crash occurred Friday evening  on U.S. 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock, the North Carolina Highway Patrol saying that just before

Two men have been arrested on a number of sex offense counts in separate cases, one jailed under a one million dollar bond. Following up on an October 2nd incident in which a registered sex offender was found unlawfully on Hardin Park School premises, the WCSO received a report October

ASU Police Department through High Country Crime Stoppers are offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who stole the Watauga Medics ambulance from Kidd Brewer Stadium Thursday night during the ASU/Georgia Southern Football game.  ASU Police said

A series of break-ins, August 20th, September 12th, October 18th and October 19th, under investigation of the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office at several residences in Watauga County, has now led to arrests, with the probe still ongoing.  Sheriff Len Hagaman‘s release said numerous items