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Search on For Missing Linville Woman

The Avery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of a missing woman from Linville.  Officers received a report of Dorothy Barber, 60, missing from her home in Linville since late Saturday evening.  Mrs. Barber left her home sometime Saturday morning and was Full Story

 
Woman Entrapped as Car Flips

A woman was injured when her car crashed last night, landing on its side with her entrapped. That crash occurred just before 9pm near 1618 Howard’s Creek Road as the woman lost control of her car, which left the road and landed on its side.  First arriving units from Meat Camp Fire found Full Story

 
More Leadership Changes for Boone

Less than a month into the tenure of a new Town Manager for Boone with the retirement of long-time manager Greg Young, the town is seeing another change, with Friday’s announcement that town attorney Sam Furgiuele is stepping down.  Mayor Andy Ball made the release Full Story

 
Moore HOF Induction Tuesday, Bryant Leaving....

Legendary former head coach Jerry Moore officially becomes Appalachian State University’s second representative in the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Dec.

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Avery Clerk Of Court; Jurors Report Tuesday

Avery County Jurors called for service beginning Monday, December 8th, can put off that duty for one day.  The Avery Clerk of Court’s office says jurors need not report Monday, but are to report on Tuesday December 9th at 9:30.

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Skyline/Skybest Invests $165K in Area Schools

SkyLine Membership Corporation has awarded grants totaling $165,000 to five county school systems to augment efforts to enhance the use of technology across the curriculum.  The grants target schools’ technology needs ranging from a variety of technology enhancements including Full Story

 
App State’s Bowl Waiver Request Denied

The NCAA informed Appalachian State University on Tuesday evening that Appalachian’s request for a waiver from its NCAA-mandated football

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Head-On 421 Crash Snarls Traffic

A man was injured in a head-on crash early yesterday afternoon on US 421 in Vilas as his VW Jetta crossed into the oncoming lane.  The three-vehicle crash occurred about 1:15 just west of the NC 194 intersection, the State Patrol saying that the northbound red VW sedan crossed the Full Story

 
Mansure Qualifies For Nationals

It's been a dream season to say the least for Watauga High senior Kathleen Mansure. Mansure, who turned in a second-place finish at the 4A state

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Two Airlifted After Four-Vehicle Crash on 421

A Mountain City Tennessee couple were airlifted to the Johnson City Medical Center after a four-vehicle collision late Friday afternoon in Vilas.  Trooper Townsend said the chain reaction crash occurred just after 2:30 in the 6100 block of US 421 when Christopher Elrod of Conover dropped Full Story

 
Mountaineers Mash Idaho for Sixth-Straight Win

Appalachian State University football completed its incredible turnaround from a 1-5 start by closing the season with its sixth-straight victory, a 45-28

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Man Entrapped as Vehicle Rolls Over

A man was injured and entrapped in his overturned vehicle in an early morning rollover wreck in Valle Crucis, that after he apparently swerved to miss a deer in the road.  The wreck was reported at about 2:20 this morning by the man who was trapped in his overturned vehicle, found Full Story

 
More White Weather for Thanksgiving

For the second morning in a row, the snow has moved in across the High Country, bringing some travel troubles in the form of slick roads.  Yesterday’s sudden change-over from rain to snow caught Ashe County Schools amid their transport of students for their last day before the Thanksgiving Full Story

 
Three Hurt in Ashe Crash

There were three injuries early yesterday as the first wave of the Thanksgiving snow hit the area, an Ashe County crash in the Shatley Springs area.  The wreck occurred as the snow intensified, especially in areas along the leading edge of the Appalachians, this multi-vehicle crash Full Story

 
Bogus Bill Operation Found in Wilkes

A call to the Wilkesboro Food Lion Store Tuesday led to the discovery of a counterfeiting operation at a Wilkesboro Motel.  The incident started with the suspicions of a checker at the Food Lion on Westwood Lane, management reporting that a clerk had taken some $350 in suspicious Full Story

 
Three Charged in String of Vandalisms

The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three people for a string of vandalisms that occurred around November 10th. The string of property damages started in the Three Top area, progressing to West Buffalo, Buck Mountain and Ray Taylor Road. In all, six mailboxes and Full Story

 
Accused ASU Player Sues School

A former ASU football player is suing the school after being forced off of the football team under accusations of rape. Lanston Tanyi was one of two football team members accused of the rape of a woman student in 2011, saying that during a university hearing, the woman was Full Story

 
Watauga Commission Votes to Intervene in ETJ Suit

The Watauga County Board of County Commissioners emerged from their executive session Tuesday night and voted 3 to 2 to intervene in the case of the Town of Boone verses the state of North Carolina over the town’s ETJ powers.  The action comes as the county is considering Full Story

 
Action Taken Against 2nd Contractor in Best Western Deaths

The State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating & Fire Sprinkler Contractors has taken action against a second contractor as a result of the board’s investigation into work performed at the Boone Best Western Hotel where three people died in the spring of 2013. The hotel was inspected Full Story

 
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