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Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, August 4 - August 12 | High Country Press

The following were provided by the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office.August 4ARREST: A male suspect, 31, of 806 Willow Mountain Drive, Vilas, was charged with failure to appear. Secured bond: $750. Court date: August 29.August 6INCIDENT: Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was reported at 288 H. Stanl

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 16:21:28

Iredell County teacher accused of sexually assaulting foster child

Christina Davis Jolly, 43, is charged with five felony counts of statutory rape of a child 15-years-old or younger and two felony counts of statutory sex offense of a child 15-year-old or younger.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 13:25:00

Boone to receive test flood gauge sensors

BOONE — Boone is one of five sites in the state selected to test low-cost flood inundation sensors that are designed to help bring early flood detection and warning to more communities at a reasonable cost.North Carolina Emergency Management announced Aug. 14 that it was selected by the U.S. Departm

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-15 18:20:00

Town of Boone unveils 1940 flood marker

BOONE — The flood of 1940 took lives, destroyed homes, washed away farmland and dismantled the railway system in Boone — the very thing that kickstarted its growth.More than eight inches of rain fell over Watauga County over the course of two days and washed out parts of the Linville River Railway,

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-15 04:00:00

Two men wounded in apparent shootout at a Johnson County, TN home

Johnson County, TN - An apparent shootout at a Tri-Cities home is under investigation.It happened in Johnson County around 7pm Tuesday.Sheriff Mike Reece said two adult males were injured by gunfire at a home on Mill Camp Road in the Dry Hill community near Butler.Reece said one man was critically i

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-16 01:28:47

Mountain City celebrates musical tradition - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Old-time music will be heard throughout Johnson County this Labor Day weekend as residents bring the past to life during the 4th Annual Long Journey Home celebration. “Black Smoke a Risin’, and It Surely is a Train” is the theme of this year’s four-day Long Journey Home Tour and Festival honoring th

THE TOMAHAWK - 2018-08-15 12:16:47

Appalachian State Students Set to Return to Campus Life This Weekend | High Country Press

As students come back to the High Country for classes, along with that will come increased traffic congestion, both in cars, on foot and on bicycles through town. Drivers should be aware of their surroundings while on the road and pedestrians should follow all crosswalk and safety rules while walkin

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 20:15:54

JSMHM hosts Boone musicians Jeff Little Trio

BOONE — Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music is excited to announce the return of Jeff Little and his Trio on Saturday, Aug. 18, for a concert at the Harvest House at 7:30 p.m.Little, a Boone native, has developed a distinctive piano style all his own – influenced by bluegrass, blues, honky-tonk, jazz,

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-16 04:00:00

Got mice or rats :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

If you do here is a receipt to take care of them1. Table spoon of Baking Soda1. Table spoon of flour1. Table spoon of sugarAs long as you use equal parts you can make as much as you please. It worked for me. No pest.Have a pleasant Evening.

GOWILKES.COM - 2018-08-15 18:23:00

"Anyone Can Dance!" Brings Dance Opportunities to the High Country with New "Heart of Dance" | High Country Press

Boone, N.C. (August 14, 2018) – Anyone Can Dance!, a pay-what-you-can dance program, offers ballet and tap classes to all children regardless of financial ability. Started in January 2018, the program held its first recital with 30 dancers on April 28th, 2018. This fall, Anyone Can Dance! is bringin

HCPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 15:01:08

Little Horns fare well in jamboree - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Scattered showers for most of the day couldn’t keep football from being played at Hampton High School on Saturday.The 2018 youth football league kicked off its annual jamboree on J.C. Campbell Field with only two Johnson County teams emerging with a victory.The Mighty Mites coached by Josh Allen cam

THE TOMAHAWK - 2018-08-15 12:22:19

Cottages of Boone goes without water for a week

BOONE — The failure of both water pumps at the Cottages of Boone apartment complex resulted in water being unavailable to residents for over a week.“We had an unfortunate failure of both our water pumps over the last 10 days," said Mat Windsor, manager of national facilities at Cardinal Group, which

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-14 23:30:00

BREAKING: Murder suspect to face death penalty

Joshua Nathaniel Beard, 37, of 3960 Mountain View Circle in Lenoir, was charged with murder on June 27 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to a previous News Herald article.

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-08-14 22:14:00

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing at Charlotte-Douglas

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- An American Airlines flight bound for Chicago had to make an emergency landing in Charlotte Wednesday morning, sources confirm to FOX 46 Charlotte.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-15 13:56:00

Crews Investigating Plane With Engine Troubles At Charlotte Douglas Airport - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Fire Department is at Charlotte Douglas Airport responding to calls about a plane with engine troubles.The incident happened around 8 a.m. this morning.A witness says there are no injuries and an engine caught fire.Check back for updates.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-15 12:38:54

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK AND KILLED: Pedestrian struck, killed by car overnight in Caldwell Co.

CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C.- North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed overnight west of Lenoir.Breaking Caldwell County- pedestrian struck and killed overnight west of Lenoir on Beecher Anderson road. Highway patrol expected to release more details around lun


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Town of Boone recycling program replaces bins, removes recycling center

BOONE — The town of Boone’s recycling program will add corrugated cardboard to the residential curbside collection and replace the 18-gallon blue bins with 96-gallon roll-out carts during the week of Aug. 27.The first collection with the new carts will be the week of Sept. 10. The 18-gallon containe

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-15 04:00:00

The Great State of Wilkes’ hillbilly reputation | The Elkin Tribune

When people take it upon themselves to highlight or study poverty and backwardness, they look to my native Wilkes County. Why is that?

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 13:00:00

2.4 magnitude earthquake reported between Lenoir, Blowing Rock

According to the United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located two miles away from Buffalo Cove, about 10 miles away from Lenoir and 13 miles away from Boone. (Source: USGS)