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Ashe Billboard dilemma: Compromise in sight

According to Ashe County manager Dan McMillan, a compromise in a billboard controversy is in sight.

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Mistletoe Meadows: On to the Blue RoomWhite House officials tested the branches with actual Blue Room ornaments.The following pictures are highlights of yesterday's selection at Mistletoe Meadows Christmas Tree Farm in Ashe County. Full Story
Aycock wins, Wilcox out. Next stop: Revote

Liz Aycock and Bunk Spann after early results showed them both on the outs last week. The 60 valid provisional ballots pushed Boone town council contender Liz Aycock into incumbent Dempsey Wilcox’s two-year slot.

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Web blogger denies Templeton claim

Committee for Change chair Jeff Templeton filed a formal complaint with Watauga County Board of Elections yesterday.

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Fugitive still sought

mugshot.jpgTennessee and North Carolina authorities are still seeking a man they say jumped over a fence at a Johnson County detention Center. 

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White House Groundskeeper likes Carolina trees

img_1278_small.jpg Executive White House Groundskeeper Irv Williams, who was just honored for his decades of federal service in Washington, joined Chief Usher Steve Rochon at Mistletoe Meadows Christmas Tree Farm in Ashe County

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Leaves peakingIt may be the perfect day for a trip to the parkway.
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Women Inspiring New GrowthSeven Artspace artists from Raleigh will present work in felt, paper, textiles, wood, glass, poetry and metal in the Gallery of the Ashe Arts Center
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Canvass makes it official

Here are the official results of Boone’s October 9 election.

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Aycock upsets Wilcox: Boone Election update

The Boone Municipal Election canvassing held a few surprises today.

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Tree selected: On to the White House

 A crowd gathered at Mistletoe Meadows Christmas Tree Farm in Laurel Springs this morning.

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Leaves to peak in the next three days

Grandfather Mountain’s Crae Morton knows the leaf peepers are coming.

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Election Canvass today

Last week’s Boone municipal election was close- so close, that in fact, today’s election canvass could change the results. 2,199 people turned out to vote, a record, according to Watauga County Board of Elections chair Jane Hodges.

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White House Usher to visit Farm

Today’s the big day for Christmas tree farmer Joe Freeman.

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"Mud on the car" a "badge of honor," Governor says

Yesterday Governor Mike Easley urged Carolinians to stop watering lawns and washing cars.

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Ashe two charged with selling "shrooms"Two Ashe County residents are accused of selling illegal mushrooms, deputies say. 
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Man held them at knife point, police sayA Friday incident left a Crumpler man behind bars and his family shaken up. 
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Low marks for children’s health

Data released yesterday suggests North Carolina has a long way to go towards improving the quality of children’s health.

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Construction worker falls at Eagle’s Nest

An accident last week at Eagle’s Nest in Banner Elk claimed the life of a construction worker.

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