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The National Park Service says more than 115 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway will be resurfaced this year.

Home sales in the High Country remained strong in April and outpaced activity a year ago, according to the latest real estate report by the High Country Association of Realtors.

With tourist season getting underway in the coming weeks, gas prices have been rising recently all across the country, and prices locally have varied by as much as 25 to 30 cents.

The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office has made what may be the agencies largest meth bust.

Watauga Parents/Partners for Prevention held a meeting April 18th where speaker Elizabeth Kerley, Health Promotion Program Manager at AppHealthCare presented information about the local Youth Risk Behavior Survey, that provides data on health risk behaviors among middle to high school students.

The Boone Town Council has agreed to increase fees for permits and inspections.

The 17th Annual Adult Services Expo returns to Boone Mall this Friday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Five area mining facilities are up for discharge permit renewals from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Division of Water Resources.

A Boone woman suffered minor injuries in a rollover accident last Thursday.