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Blue Ridge Parkway officials report receiving fresh leads after the release of a sketch Monday night of a male suspect who assaulted a female hiker May 12 near Craggy Gardens.

The search for James Martin Roberts continues and Boone Police have determined through their investigation that there are periods of time when Martin’s whereabouts cannot be accounted for by his friends and roommates.

Thursday evening, the Boone Town Council voted to ban racetracks in all Boone zoning districts.

The proposed Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget for the Town of Boone has been prepared in accordance with the North Carolina Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act.

High Country Radio has announced AM 1450 WATA, Boone’s legendary “station of record” will feature Dave Ramsey and Rush Limbaugh.

A Todd man and his dog escaped a vehicle fire on Railroad Grade Road Friday.

The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Department has charged a man with murder in connection with a death Wednesday in Hays.

The North Carolina Community College System State Board of Community Colleges has unanimously approved Dr. Mark Poarch as the new president of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

Beginning July 1, North Carolina vehicle owners must pay their annual vehicle registration renewals by the expiration date or face a late fee.

There will be a fish fry beginning at 6 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. The cost is $5 a plate. For more information, please call,

A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison for vehicular homicide, felony evading arrest, theft of property valued at $10,000 or more, felony reckless endangerment and driving on a suspended license back in 2015.