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A single car accident in Banner Elk on Sunday morning brought down power lines at the entrance of Linville Ridge and Grandfather Village.

The 60th annual St. Mary of the Hills Tour of Homes in Blowing Rock raised $82,000 this summer.

A man from Fleetwood was arrested on September 21st for growing marijuana inside of his home.

The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation isn’t about moving mountains; just people.

There was an attempted robbery on the Appalachian State University campus on September 25th.

Blue Ridge Energy and its community foundation, Blue Ridge Electric Members Foundation, have announced a $150,000 donation to help fund an Electrical Lineman Training Facility for Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

Recess Skate and Snow hosted a mini golf fundraiser at Sunrise Grill on September 20th to raise money for the new Boone Greenway Skatepark.

William Holt will serve as Watauga County’s new emergency services director. He began his duties on September 24th. 

A section of Walls Road in the Cove Creek/Zionville area will be closed starting Monday October, 1st.

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services stated that after Hurricane Florence, initial estimates for crop damage and livestock losses to the state’s agriculture industry are expected to be over $1.1 billion.

On September 26th, Watauga County 911 Emergency Communications Center received a call at 10:13 a.m. from Caldwell Community College in Boone in reference to a person with a weapon on campus.