No Charges In Alleged Stabbing July 19

There are no charges pending in an alleged stabbing that the Watauga County Sheriff’s Department investigated in the 2000 block of Old 421 South on July 19th.

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App State Football Attends 2016 Sun Belt Media Day

NEW ORLEANS - Appalachian State University football head coach Scott Satterfield, senior running back Marcus Cox (Dacula, Ga./Dacula) and senior linebacker and preseason Sun Belt Conference Defensive Student-Athlete of the Year John Law (Atlanta, Ga./Grady) participated in the 2016 Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day on Monday

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Pet Patrol

Found: Black Lab Female

On July 20th, a black lab female was found on Winkler's Creek Road. She is wearing a pink collar; but has no tags, or microchip. She is very sweet and friendly. For more information please call 828-264-0002.


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Community and Business

FNB Acquires Yadkin Bank

Raleigh-based Yadkin Financial Corp., the state’s largest community bank, will be acquired by Pittsburgh-based FNB Corp. for $1.4 billion.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Ernie Lee Rhymer

Ernie Lee Rhymer, age 71, of Shacktown Road, Yadkinville, a native and former resident of Watauga County, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

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