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The Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum is will be held Thursday October 1 from 5:30 - 9:30 pm, and will be broadcast live from the Appalachian Theatre in Downtown Boone.

A home was destroyed in a Monday morning fire in the Triplett community.

Additional charges have been filed against a Durham woman in the deaths of two pedestrians September 4.

On Monday, Sept. 28, in Ashe County Superior Court, the attorney in the murder case against Jessie R. Hubbard filed a motion for withdrawal from defending Hubbard.

The North Carolina Land and Water Fund (NCLWF), formerly known as the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, awarded Blue Ridge Conservancy (BRC) $1,064,895 toward the purchase of land on Three Top Mountain in Ashe County.

With fall fishing right around the corner, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking the public, particularly anglers, to report any sightings of hellbenders (water dogs) to the agency.

The Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum is scheduled for Thursday, October 1st, from 5:30 - 9:30pm, and will be broadcast live from the Appalachian Theatre in Downtown Boone. The event is co-hosted by the Boone Area & Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce.

Wake Forest Baptist Health is the first health system in the country to enroll patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial designed to quickly determine whether drugs already approved for other uses can be repurposed to effectively treat COVID-19 in critically ill patients.

The N.C. Department of Transportation has begun distributing nearly $132.7 million in State Street Aid to Municipalities, also known as Powell Bill funds, to 508 municipalities across the state.