Joshua Hopkins Makes First Appearance, Released On Bail

Former Ashe County Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Franklin Hopkins, charged in the shooting death of a Crumpler man last summer, made his first court appearance Thursday.

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Pioneers Humble Tigers, 61-28

BOONE - The Watauga High football team maintained its share of first place in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Friday night with a 61-28 win over Fred T. Foard on Homecoming at Jack Groce Stadium.

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Pet Patrol

Lost: Goldendoodle

Doc, a 4 year old white Goldendoodle was lost on Cranberry Lane, off Liberty Grover Church Rd. on September 15th.  If you have any information on Doc, please call 828-355-5660 or 828-773-1147.  


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Community and Business

Wells Fargo Foundation Presents Big Check To WAMY

High Country United Way wrote a grant request to the Wells Fargo Foundation to support the work being done through WAMY Community Action to help families move out of poverty. On Thursday, Wells Fargo presented WAMY with a check for $21,500 at Wells Fargo Bank in Boone with board members and staff from all three organizations on hand.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Dorothy Wagoner Caudill

Dorothy Mae Wagoner Caudill, age 86 of 912 Todd Road, Sparta, NC died Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC.

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