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In the midst of revitalizing historic North Wilkesboro Speedway, Speedway Motorsports will bring grassroots racing back to the famed .625-mile short track in August and October of this year, officials announced Saturday at a press conference at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division has collected fines from stores in Ashe and Watauga Counties.

Each April and September, NCDOT ramps up efforts to clean up NC’s roads and calls on volunteers for assistance. 

The Yancey County commissioners voted on March 21to pull Yancey County out of the Toe River Health District.

 N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Executive Director Cameron Ingram announced today that he has invoked Emergency Powers to activate a localized response plan to assist with the detection and isolation of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Yadkin and Surry counties and surrounding areas.

On April 14, 2022, at approximately 4:48 PM, Boone Police, Boone Fire and Watauga Medics responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash involving multiple vehicles on NC Hwy 105 in the vicinity of the intersection with Snaggy Mountain Blvd.

According to the Watauga County Sheriffs Office on March 22nd officers arrested 34 year old Justin Smith of Deep Gap on Statutory sex offense charges with a minor.

Conservation Trust for North Carolina recently closed on the Cranberry Creek Expansion and Restoration Project.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is now registering for several upcoming continuing education and workforce training courses.

The N.C. Department of Revenue (NCDOR) plans to launch the application for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program on Monday, May 2, 2022, with changes to the program’s eligibility criteria allowing many additional businesses to qualify for these grants.