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The Avery County Board of Education presented a proposal for major renovations for Avery High School at a joint meeting with the Avery Board of Commissioners on Monday.

With the recent increase in the price of oil and demand increasing now that winter has finally let go, the price of gasoline has increased quite a bit in the last month or so.

Starting April 24th, agricultural producers who have lost livestock to disease, resulting from a weather disaster, have an additional way to become eligible for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster assistance program, the Livestock Indemnity Program.

A house fire Monday morning apparently started from a car in the garage.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce hosted Coffee, Cake and Candidates Monday evening at F.A.R.M. Cafe, with candidates in contested races in the upcoming Primary.

The Ashe County Airport has received $350,000 in state and federal funding to acquire land and to purchase existing hangars.

The Department of Justice announced that Robert George, a former sergeant with the Hickory Police Department, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of using excessive force against a female arrestee, and for obstructing justice.

The Ashe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run involving a North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper.