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Damage from the 5.1 magnitude earthquake that struck in Alleghany August 9 was more extensive than originally thought.

The Boone Police Department has launched a new initiative to address and streamline responses to noise violations in residential areas of the Town.

The Mitchell County Health Department was notified Monday of its fourth CoVID-19 associated death.

The Blowing Rock Town Council met last Tuesday and unanimously voted to renew the contract for Art In The Park.

The Johnson County Tennessee Sheriff’s Office, working alongside the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Butler man and charged him with first degree murder.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners met Monday and heard from the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office about a proposed “whistle blower” policy for the county.

Blowing Rock's Cullie Tarleton has been reappointed as a member of the N.C. Board of Transportation by Gov. Roy Cooper.

Wanda Howell, a former Watauga County Clerk of Superior Court, passed away on Monday at Huntersville Medical Center in Huntersville.

On August 7, Todd McNeill, Ashe County Commissioner, was elected to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners as a District Director representing District 14, which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey counties.

As of July 25th, 2020, North Carolina had about 7.8 million voting-eligible adults and 7 million registered voters.

Families and caregivers in need of child care for children up to age 12 can call the child care hotline at 1-888-600-1685 to be connected directly to care options in their community that meet their families’ needs.