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The proposed North Carolina State Budget included more than 10 million dollars for Avery County Schools.

Over the July 4 holiday, the N.C. Department of Transportation will suspend most road construction projects that cause lane closures on major routes across the state.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol promotions are being put on hold while Internal Affairs investigates an allegation that the promotional testing process was compromised.

The Independence Day Celebrations cover the High Country this weekend.

Caldwell Hospice is hosting training in Boone for their Veterans Honoring Veterans program, and is seeking military veterans to attend.

The Jones House Summer Concert Series continues Friday with three performers.

Wilkes Community College awarded Golden LEAF Scholarships to 15 students – 13 curriculum and two occupational education – during the summer 2019 semester.

The Boone Police Department is hosting a fundraiser in partnership with Alray Tire to give attendees a chance to use a stun gun on Boone Police Chief Dana Crawford.

Governor Roy Cooper visited the Ashe Memorial Hospital to address Medicaid expansion in North Carolina last Friday.

The Boone Town Council meeting about amortization and short-term rentals in Boone had so many people in attendance that the mayor asked people to leave after speaking.