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Meth Task Force Receives Grant, Moves Forward
Thanks to a six-figure grant, regional law enforcement agencies have a new weapon in their increasingly heated war on methamphetamine.

Board Of Adjustment Approves Cingular, Denies Retaining Wall
The Boone Board of Adjustment unanimously approved a special use permit for Cingular Wireless.

Commissioners Review Draft Of Wild Animal Ordinance
On Monday, the Watauga County Commissioners received a draft of an ordinance to regulate “wild and dangerous” animals.

Kirkman Seeks Democratic Congressional Seat
Democratic hopeful Roger Kirkman recently stopped in Boone to talk about his candidacy for the Fifth District congressional seat.

Commissioners Oppose “Technical Correction” To State’s ABC Laws
A legislative change to expand alcohol sales to historic districts could open the door for more drink sales in Valle Crucis.

USDA Announces $100 Million To Assist Rural Emergency Responders

Foxx Votes, Touts Record Of Defeating Democrats
Sen. Virginia Foxx cast an early ballot Tuesday for the North Carolina Republican primary election.

Appalachian District Health Department Receives Pilot Accreditation


Law Enforcement Auxiliary Offers Support, Community Awareness

Ten Things You Can Do To Support Law Enforcement

Humane Society Seeks Vehicle Donations For Rummage Sale Auction
High Country residents can help their furry friends by cleaning out closets, attics, garages and basements this summer.

Fund Raiser For The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show
Randy Ouzts will be joining Nina Campbell in a presentation at the Blowing Rock Country Club.


While You Were Out
Westglow Spa Featured on TLC Channel Friday



Vilas Teen Takes Top Honors In National Competition
Thirteen year-old Abby Brown of Vilas hit the runway last month in Atlanta, Georgia., modeling her personal creation.



Furnishing Personality
This is the tenth in a series of profiles of Watauga County Farmers Market vendors, local folks who grow and sell food, as well as plants and heritage crafts.

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