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The N.C. Department of Information Technology on Thursday, September 12th, officially opened the Network Monitoring and Assistance Center (NMAC), which will help support an uninterrupted flow of communication for emergency call centers that have adopted next-generation 911 technology.

After a summer of repairs at Mabry Mill, the flume is once again delivering water to spin the gristmill’s big wheel.

With Watauga County Schools back in session, the Boone Police Department wants to remind the public of the following important safety considerations.

The second annual Southeast Highland Cattle Auction will be on October 19th, from 2-4pm at the Justice Carlisle Higgins Fairgrounds in Sparta.

The N.C. Department of Transportation has launched the department’s fourth annual customer survey, available here.

The Avery Chamber of Commerce Hosts the October Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, October 15 from 8:30 a.m - 9:30 a.m.

A single-vehicle wreck on Highway 421 in Zionville claimed the life of a volunteer assistant football coach at Johnson County High School in Tennessee.

Boone Police responded to a 911 call on Wednesday, September 18th at 12:19am about a woman finding holes in the bedroom wall of her apartment at 359 Old East King Street, that appeared to be from a gunshot.

A Newland man was charged with manufacturing marijuana, after 54 marijuana plants were located growing in the Hickory Nut Gap area.

Students at Cove Creek School are set to spend a little more time in the creek thanks to a donation from Blue Ridge Resource Conservation and Development, a non-profit that works to study and protect natural resources in Northwest North Carolina.

The largest electric reliability project in Blue Ridge Energy’s history is progressing with preparation of the site for the new Rutherwood Substation in Watauga County.