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Public health staff, in partnership with Ashe County Animal Control, are working together to notify the community of two confirmed rabies cases found in skunks. There are no human exposures at this time.

The Ham Shoppe on Broadstone Road in Valle Crucis is moving about 3 miles down the street across from the Mast General Store Annex.

Gas prices have gone up another nickel on the week across North Carolina and most motorists are paying more at the pump than they were this time last year.

Hospitality House, the regional nonprofit housing and hunger relief agency serving Watauga, Ashe, Wilkes, Avery, Alleghany, Mitchell and Yancey counties, recently launched an ambitious campaign to more than double the size of its existing food pantry.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners approved the contract price for the purchase of property for the new Valle Crucis School.

Former Boone Mayor Velma Burnley died on Tuesday morning at the age of 97.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

The Rivers Walk mixed-use project in Boone held a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday.