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Last week, Wilkesboro Police arrested a man after several  residential break-ins, and have now charged the Ohio man, wanted in similar crimes there.

Saturday morning, Jan. 2nd, off-duty Trooper Jonathan Gouge was traveling on Eldred Street in the town of Valdese when he noticed heavy smoke and flames shooting from the second floor a home.

A young boy, said to be 8 years old, was hospitalized after being struck by pellets fired from a shotgun late on Christmas Eve in an incident under investigation of the Watauga Sheriff’s Office.

Local Realtors® sold more homes in the first 11 months of 2015 than in any calendar year since 2007, according to the latest real estate report from the High Country Association of Realtors (HCAR).

Two Wednesday crashes on US 321 in the Sugar Grove area caused injuries and traffic headaches for those trying to get their late Christmas plans in order.  

The Town of Boone has cleared another hurdle in the water intake project on the New River.  

All are invited to the annual Christmas Day lunch at Boone's First Baptist Church as they continue the tradition of offering food, fellowship and music to any and all.

Dec. 30, 2015 – Blue Ridge Conservancy (BRC) plans to hit the ground running in 2016 with a compilation of significant land protection projects totaling over $2,500,000.

Investigators looking into the Monday fire that destroyed a truck and damaged a Bodenheimer Drive home have not filed criminal charges in the case, but have taken a man in for a mental commitment, according to Sheriff Len Hagaman.

On Sunday December 27, 2015, the Boone Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation closed another on-going online child predator investigation.

Last Friday, the Boone Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation closed an on-going investigation described as a proactive attempt by the Boone Police Department to catch the individuals that seek to victimize children online.