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According to the NC DOT King Street near the intersection of Coffey St will see maintenance starting Tuesday May 17th and Wednesday May 18th.

On Wednesday May 11th The Watauga County Sheriff's Office was notified of a larceny involving a dark grey GMC Yukon that had just been stolen on West King Street near the Jones House.

The North Carolina Ports Authority and 13 short line railroads will be improving their rail infrastructure thanks to approximately $10.9 million in matching grant funds being awarded as part of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program (FRRCSI).

Broadband access is essential infrastructure, but North Carolina has a significant digital divide: at least 1.1 million North Carolina households lack access to a broadband connection, cannot afford an internet subscription or do not have an adequate device.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute celebrated 18 students from the Truck Driver Training program during a completion ceremony at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir on Wednesday, May 11.

Watauga High School Math Teacher Shaun Sikes was named Watauga County Schools district-wide Teacher of the Year May 13 during a surprise visit to his classroom from family, peers and Watauga County Schools Staff.

According to the Johnson County Sheriffs Office on Wednesday May 4, Investigators responded to the Johnson County Transfer Station in reference to employees discovering suspicious packages in the bathroom.

This week, Blue Ridge Conservancy (BRC) purchased 33 acres of land just outside Boone, providing a critical link for the Middle Fork Greenway, which will connect Boone to Blowing Rock.

Checks or bill credits are coming in May to electric cooperative members of Blue Ridge Energy, thanks to a more than $5 million capital credits retirement approved by the Board of Directors.

The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted a Blowing Rock Community Cleanup on May 10.