Fire crews from multiple departments responded to a structure fire and report of an explosion Thursday afternoon in the 3900 block of Peoria Road in the Sugar Grove area.
Boone Town Council held a special meeting Wednesday and voted 3 to 1 to allow town staff to enter into negotiations with Garney Companies Inc on the Division Four pipeline portion of the town’s water intake project.
An inmate walked away from a DOT work crew in Wilkes County.
An accident on Highway 105 South Monday evening had traffic backed up for some time.
Work to complete a safety project in an area of I-40 near the North Carolina-Tennessee border will require a lane reduction in each direction for about three weeks, beginning Wednesday, July 27.
Two meetings will be held Wednesday in Council Chambers.
Two earthquakes have occurred in just a few days in the region.