Boone Man Charged In Robbery

A Boone man has been charged in an April 2 robbery and assault.

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Speir Dismissed at WCU; WHS Football Airs at 6 p.m., on WATA....

The Mark Speir era is over at WCU; the Pioneers are shooting for their second undefeated regular season in three years, and the Ashe County High football team is shooting for its first unbeaten regular season in school history; the Caldwell Tech men's basketball team is in the Region 10 finals for the second year in a row. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the links below....

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Pet Patrol


A white husky mix, light brown and white with blue eyes and weighs 50 pounds, and a black lab mix with a pink collar and a while patch on its chest, both went missing on April 7. They were last seen at the Maymead Asphalt Plant.

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Community and Business

Crossnore School Happy Half Hour - Volunteer Spotlight

Grab your favorite beverage and join us for our Happy Half Hour - Volunteer Spotlight on Tuesday, April 13th at 5:30pm.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Eldred C. Dudney, Jr. "Chip"

Eldred C. Dudney, Jr. “Chip” passed away peacefully at his home in Blowing Rock, NC with family and friends by his side after a long battle with cancer.

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