Nine methamphetamine traffickers from the High Country and Foothills have been sentenced over a two-day period to prison terms ranging from 1 to 17 1/2 years in Federal Prison, as a result of two related Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) investigations, that from Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.
There were emergency calls at dawn and just after dark for Cove Creek Fire/First responders on Thanksgiving day, their day starting with a vehicle on fire and ending with a traffic accident scene that stretched over 500 feet.
A pedestrian was rushed to Watauga Medical Center, then was transferred to Wake Forest Baptist Medical center last night after being struck by a vehicle as the man crossed Blowing Rock Road.
There has been another break-in at an area cellular store—and mostly Apple products were again targeted. The latest is a repeat of an earlier crime at the Carolina West Wireless store on US 421 in Wilkesboro, the break-in early this morning.
The Watauga County Republican Party now has the task of nominating a new member to the Watauga County Board of Elections, that with the resignation—effective at the end of today—of Board of Elections Chair Luke Eggers.