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Watauga Deputies were involved in a rather slow speed chase Sunday as they responded to a domestic dispute after a female caller stated her husband damaged her vehicle and property inside the home.

From the Boone Town Council meeting just before the blast of winter, last Thursday night, in a split vote, the council approved a new project for a property just across from ASU that would be another mixed use building, heavily weighted toward student housing.

While Watauga Commissioners dealt with their issues, there was controversy next door at the Watauga Board of Elections meeting, and in spite of membership shifts, there were still party line votes, including a 2-1 vote to approve Bill Aceto’s plan for early voting.

Next Thursday, Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and Citizens for Local Control will present their case of health issues from the noise pollution of the Mountain View  Speedway on Roby Greene Road, making that presentation to the Boone Board of Adjustments.

Two drivers were transported to Watauga Medical Center for treatment after a four-vehicle rear-end crash sequence that tied up traffic on NC 105 yesterday afternoon.

Today, with sunshine and temperatures that feel much warmer than the actual air temps, it’s hard to imagine what we may be experiencing by this time tomorrow.

Trooper Goldsmith  investigated an early Saturday morning accident that hospitalized a Greensboro teen, struck by the car of a Sugar Grove teen as he walked on the NC 105 bypass.  

Porting a pile of documentation, Deborah Greene of the New River Advocates made her presentation before the Watauga County Commission last night.

The end-of-year real estate report is out for the High Country, and realtors say business never slowed in 2015, and, in fact, it only got busier.

If you have followed the controversy over issues with the Environmental Health side of the Appalachian Regional Health Department—issues that are currently in court for one Watauga man’s property—

Avery deputies, EMS crews, and first responders rushed to a home on Old Beech Mountain Friday evening after two people were discovered unresponsive in a home there, and were soon declared dead.