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A car crash Sunday morning killed one man and sent another to the hospital with serious injuries.

Blue Ridge Conservancy purchased an 88 acre property on Harmon Knob with intentions to expand the Tater Hill Bog Preserve. 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

The Boone Board of Adjustment voted Thursday night to deny the appeal of violation brought by Mike and Cindy Budka of the Mountain View Speedway. 

A grand jury on Oct. 3 returned bills of true indictment for first-degree arson for Benjamin Draughon Williford, the Boone man arrested in the fatal fire at Valle Landing Aug. 12.

Thursday morning, the Boone Police department participated with the Asheville Police Department in an Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force operation that resulted in the arrest of James Eugene Patty Jr., age 48, of Maryville, Tennessee for Solicit Child by Computer.

United States Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose has announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Asheville has returned a criminal indictment against Seth Pickering, charging him with one count of first degree murder for allegedly killing his daughter, Lila Pickering.

The Elk River Fire continues to burn on Little Pine Mountain near the town of Elk Park.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crimes: