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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:

Governor Roy Cooper has selected Democrat Jane Hodges as Chair of the Watauga County Board of Elections.

On Friday, March 8th at approximately 7 p.m., the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a missing person from a home on Green Briar Road.  

Avery County was awarded a $610,000 Community Development Block Revitalization Grant.

The former Mountaineer Bail Bonds building in downtown Boone has been approved for demolition.

Beginning with service rendered on and after March 1, NRLP customers will see a decrease in their electricity rates due to adjustments that were approved by the North Carolina Utilities Commission on Tuesday, February 19.

Recently, 73 of Watauga’s best math students met at the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University to test their mettle against their peers in the annual Mathcounts competition — a contest that tasks young mathematicians to tackle challenging math problems in a timed tournament format.

A new hotel called Rainey Lodge has been proposed in Blowing Rock.

The achievements of Appalachian State University’s New River Light and Power Co. (NRLP) are no less than excellent — so says ElectriCities of North Carolina Inc., which recognized NRLP with a 2018 Public Power Award of Excellence in February.