Thursday Jul 24
Elections board upholds previous one-stop plan
In a two to one vote, the Watauga County Board of Elections voted to uphold the same one-stop implementation plan the board adopted for the May primary for the general election in November.
WCSO: Couple's death case...
The family and friends of Curtis and Julie Miller may never know for sure exactly what happened to the married couple on Feb. 28. The Watauga County Sheriff's Office has closed its investigation of the incident in Deep Gap, which authorities initially characterized as an "unlawful death" and a suicide.
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Fleetwood man charged with growing marijuana in Watauga County
A Fleetwood man has been charged by Watauga County Sheriff's Deputies with trafficking marijuana by manufacture and several other offenses, according to a June 17 release by Watauga County Sheriff Len Hagaman.
Community Support For Jay Erwin Continues
Earlier this year, for about three months, more than 4,000 friends, family members and associates of Jay Erwin rallied behind the Deep Gap man in an online contest in hopes of helping him win one of four available handicapped accessible vans.
Maijuana growing operation discovered by deputies
A Western North Carolina man is facing charges after sheriff's deputies say they found a large marijuana growing operation in a factory building in Deep Gap, North Carolina.