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Samaritan’s Purse is responding to Hurricane Maria on Dominica and Puerto Rico and continuing to send relief supplies to the Caribbean islands hit hard by Hurricane Irma, including St. Martin, Antigua, Barbuda, and the Turks and Caicos. 

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute broke ground Wednesday evening on a transformative project on the growing Watauga Campus in Boone.

Storm clean up along sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway is nearly complete.

Ashe County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Monday September 25th at 6:30 pm to hear from county residents about whatever may be on their minds.

After peaking at around 2.65 a gallon, gas prices have come down a bit in the area after hurricanes and Labor Day travel.

North Carolina has received the international Higgins and Langley Award for Outstanding Achievement in Swift Water Rescue for the coordinated local, state and federal response in October 2016 to Hurricane Matthew.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations on 34 trout waters in 20 western North Carolina counties beginning October 1st.

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

New River Light and Power has requested a rate increase for the first time since 1996.

The Town of Seven Devils will apply for grant funds for a pedestrian plan for the town.

The Watauga County Commissioners held a second public hearing Tuesday evening on proposed changes to the county ordinance on subdivisions and multi-unit structures.