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Today is that day that we all remember where we were and what we were doing 14 years ago this morning.  It was a beautiful September morning all up the east coast, here in the High Country, DC, New York City, and in Pennsylvania.  But out of that beautiful sky there came terror and

A woman was transported from the scene of a noon hour crash today on NC 105 in Boone.  It appeared the two wagon-style SUVs collided nearly head-on in front of the Ingles Shopping Center.  Boone Fire and Watauga Medics carefully removed a woman from the driver’s seat of the red SUV,

A Beech Mountain home was destroyed Saturday in a fire that was discovered only a short time after the residents left.  The first call came in around 9:30am, neighbors spotting flames coming from the home on 218 Grassy Gap Loop, first arriving Beech Mountain firemen reporting the structure

A Boone man was injured in the crash of his car just after leaving his driveway mid afternoon yesterday.  Dr. Charles Isley, 95, lost control of his Toyota 4Runner as he left his driveway pulling out onto Skyview Drive. His car ran into an embankment, causing it  to overturn, landing on its side

Boone Police were investigating what appeared to be a single-vehicle rollover crash on East King Street late Friday afternoon.  That crash involved a Jeep rolling over, landing on its side just off the road across from Earth Fare—and reportedly involved one man fleeing the overturned Jeep heading

Images of a truck connected to a double homicide have been released by Wilkesboro Police, the vehicle possibly taken from the scene still being sought.  Two people—still unidentified—were found dead Monday night inside an apartment in Wilkesboro, and police there are asking for the public to

As we’re gassing up to head out for the Labor Day holiday weekend, the good news is that gas prices are the lowest we’ve seen in over a decade, but the price you pay depends greatly on where you are—and Boone is not one of the best places to gas up for your trip.  In fact, our gas is 15 to 16 cents

One man was transported from the scene of a motorcycle crash on US 321 approaching the Edmisten Road intersection late Saturday afternoon, a crash reportedly involving three motorcycles and several cyclists on the ground as a result.  The crash occurred where the highway is narrowed for

A logger was killed as a large tree toppled on him as he worked a site in far eastern Watauga County yesterday afternoon.  The accident occurred around 3:45 at an address listed as 1660 Elk Creek Road, the 9-1-1 call causing Stewart Simmons Fire/First Responders, Watauga Medics, Watauga

A man was airlifted after a fall just off the Blue Ridge Parkway early in the afternoon on Labor Day.  Parkway Police say the Pfafftown man was hiking off of the Rough Ridge Trail when, just after 1pm, he lost his footing and skidded and slid some 100 feet down the steep terrain.  Avery and

For the second time in just a over a week, a Carolina West Wireless store has been hit in a break-in, this time in Boone.  Early yesterday morning, a maintenance crew spotted the glass