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Two men charged with making a bomb threat against the Ashe County Courthouse have had their cases continued until March.

Mooresville-based Lowe’s Companies Inc., announced Wednesday that it will add at least 600 full-time customer support and central production office positions in Wilkesboro by October.

Police have arrested a man involved in a Monday morning carjacking.

The Watauga County Planning Board met Monday and recommended a number of changes to the Watauga County High Impact Land Use Ordinance, for the County Commissioners’ consideration.

Boone Fire responded to a fire call at the apartments above Jimmy Johns on King Street early Saturday morning.  

At least 200,000 people were under evacuation orders earlier this week as crews worked to keep an emergency spillway at America’s tallest dam from failing and potentially unleashing uncontrolled flood waters on towns below. The situation brings to mind similar dams in the area.

The Watauga County Commissioners will hold several Public Hearings over the next few weeks.

David Edwin Waln, of Boone, won his petition to be removed from the North Carolina Sex Offender Registry during Ashe County Superior Court last week.

The Boone Town Council and the Downtown Boone Development Association meet this week.

Sugar Mountain Police have made an arrest in the largest marijuana bust in the town’s history.

Tim Holloman was unanimously approved as the new town manager of Beech Mountain during a special town council meeting on Feb. 2.