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Several meetings are set for this week, and one was rescheduled.

Blue Ridge Energy line technicians continue power restoration efforts for 697 members as of 5 pm Monday after heavy, wet snow caused outages for more than 2,000 today.

Two Boone men have been arrested on charges of robbery, breaking and entering and larceny. 

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Department announced Friday that it has been asked to provide assistance to the North Carolina Highway Patrol in the investigation of a single vehicle accident on Brookshire Road near Highway 194 about 12:45 pm Wednesday.

The Caldwell County Board of Commissioners announced last week the county will join a number of others in the state in a lawsuit against distributors and manufacturers of opioid painkillers.

Lees-McRae College and four of its employees have been named as defendants in a federal lawsuit.

A Wilkes County man has been arrested in one of the largest drug seizures in Wilkes in years.

An eighth-grade student from Central Wilkes Middle School was injured in a bus crash while visiting Washington, D.C. on a field trip.

A Central Wilkes Middle School student struck by a bus Friday evening in Washington, D.C., remains in critical but stable condition.

With the recent decline in the number of flu cases reported by the state, Mission Health as eased visitor restrictions at their facilities.