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Tot Lot open for business!

The Tot Lot in Boone opened yesterday- and even in the rain, kids were able to enjoy the new equipment.

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Banner Elk cleaning sewers- thanks to Beech

In accordance with state guidelines, Banner Elk Public Works is busy cleaning sewer lines this week- with a little help from the town of Beech Mountain.

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On-line predators solicit photographs

A new study suggests four percent of American youths online have been asked to send a sexually explicit photo of themselves over the internet.

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McHenry predicts "Government shutdown"

Through an article in yesterday’s Washington Times, Avery County Representative Patrick McHenry predicted an impending government shutdown.

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Poplar Grove Blackout

According to New River Power and Light, a tree limb is to blame for a power outage that has affected the Poplar Grove area of Watauga County. 

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Truck ablaze- officials have no cause

A truck traveling north on N.C. Highway 105 stopped at the traffic light at Broadstone Road and caught on fire, highway patrol says.

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Four hour meeting: Contracts not settled

Avery firefighters had a lot of time to discuss their differences last night. The Fire Commission, department chiefs and County Commissioners were scheduled to discuss fire contracts. 

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Hearing on Ski Slope Expansion

Seven Devils Board of Adjustments held a public hearing yesterday to discuss a proposed conditional use permit for the Hawksnest ski resort.

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Drug bust at Gusher’s KnobA weekend drug bust at Gusher’s Knob near Three Mile Highway in Avery County yielded 7 ½ ounces of marijuana.
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Controlled burn on 105

If you happened by the end of the 105 Extension in Boone last night- you may have seen flames.

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Details on weekend wreck

A motorcyclist killed in a Saturday wreck on N.C. Hwy 321 near Blowing Rock may have been having bike trouble, witnesses say.

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Fight leads to gunshots in WilkesLast weekend off Elledge Mill Road in Wilkes, deputies responded to a fight in progress. 
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Anderson releasedMurder suspect Jerry Lee Anderson was released yesterday after posting a $150,000 bond. 
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Ashe County Airport ClosedAshe County Airport is temporarily closed during the week for blasting.
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Castleberry's closes Georgia facility due to contamination scare

Castleberry’s Food Company announced the closure of its Augusta, Georgia production facility today.

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New details on weekend assault

New details are available on a weekend Crimestoppers alert.

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Hawksnest Ski Expansion to be discussed

Lenny Cottom’s proposed expansion of Hawksnest Ski Resort will be discussed at tonight’s Board of Adjustment meeting.

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Contracts to be settled tonight

Tonight’s the night several Avery County fire departments have been waiting for- contract discussions.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Crowds

Black Bear Books in Boone was the place to be midnight Friday. Just ask the muggles and wizards- it was a full house for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.


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