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THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
ALLEGHANY...WATAUGA...ASHE COUNTIES IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
AND GRAYSON COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...

The man who drowned last Sunday at Elk River Falls has been identified. Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye released a statement Friday afternoon.

The Watauga County Board of Education approved changes to the dress code policy for Watauga Schools in an effort to make it more gender neutral.

The heavy rain from last week into Monday continues to cause problems for people in the High Country.

A 4 square mile tract of land that runs from East King Street through the Boone medical district down to Payne Branch Road has been designated as a North Carolina Opportunity Zone.

West Jefferson Aldermen have awarded the water and sewer improvement contracts to Carolina Grading and Utilities.

The proposed county budget for Ashe County for fiscal year 2018-19 totals more than $35 million dollars.