Wednesday Sep 10
Search widens for missing Appalachian State coed
Volunteers from Forsyth County are joining in the search for an Appalachian State University student who has been missing for a week. The Charlotte Observer reports volunteers from Kernersville were preparing on Wednesday to walk along the Mountains to Sea Trail, a 900-mile route of footpaths beginning in the Blue Ridge Mountains, to look for Anna Marie Smith.
Feds jail ginseng poacher as wild plants face risk
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Ashe County unemployment up in July
Ashe County's unemployment rate increased slightly to 7.4 percent in July, according to the latest data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The county's unemployment rate rose by 0.3 percent from June, when the rate was at 7.4 percent.
Minor quake felt in Boone-Blowing Rock area
The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed Monday what some Watauga County residents were talking about Sunday evening an earthquake in the Boone area.
Berger's next court date delayed until September
A spokeswoman for the District Attorney's said today both side agreed to continue Berger's case until Sept.
Discovering "creative voices" with artist Marsha Holmes
For local artist and art instructor, Marsha Holmes, it's not about fortune and fame, but about helping others "find their creative voice," she said, and discover hidden talents.