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Officials confirmed late Friday that one person died in the Valle Landing fire Friday morning in Valle Crucis.

Governor Pat McCrory joined state and local officials Friday to announce a $145,000 grant to help fund a key pedestrian bridge on the Middle Fork Greenway. The grant was funded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation Contingency Fund.

Scientists from Appalachian State University have captured images believed to be those of the elusive Brown Mountain Lights.

In July, the Conservation Trust for North Carolina and Blue Ridge Conservancy jointly purchased a 179-acre property along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Ashe County.

Recent beneficial rains have resulted in several changes to the North Carolina Drought Monitor Map.

A veteran law enforcement officer died in an accident while working on his farm on Ingle Hollow Road in the Somers community of Wilkes County on Monday.

An Ashe County man and a Wilkes County man are among 15 sentenced this week in US District Court in Statesville for trafficking in methamphetamine.

Wilkes County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shots fired call in the Miller’s Creek area Monday night.

A Lansing man pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of his son.

Ashe County detectives have determined that a man arrested recently in West Virginia is probably not responsible for bomb threats around Ashe County.