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Commissioners recognize Hound Ears Club for 50 years of service
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners passed a proclocation on Tuesday honoring Hound Ears Club in Boone for its 50 years of service to the High Country.
Viva la Grandfather
Volunteers from the Southern Appalachian Historical Association, clad in 1700s-style attire, help to welcome guests to Grandfather Mountain on Sunday to celebrate the noted French botanist Andre Michaux and welcome a sixth-generation descendant.
The Charlotte Observer
Grandfather: 3-year-old in northwest Charlotte 'shot himself'
Kevin McDuffie, 49, was sleeping in his bedroom Sunday afternoon when he heard a gunshot.
Brown Mountain OHV Area closed due to wildfire
The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed the Brown Mountain Off Highway Vehicle Area today due to a wildfire located in between the east side of the Brown Mountain OHV Area and Wilson Creek on the Pisgah National Forest, Grandfather Ranger District.
North Carolina Teen Goes Missing After Leaving Grandfather's House to Visit a Friend
Case Type: Endangered Date of Birth: July 10, 1998 Missing Date: March 11, 2014 Age Now: 15 Missing City: Hope Mills Missing State: North Carolina Case Number: NCMEC1229704 Gender: Female Race: Biracial Complexion: Light Height: 5'1" Weight: 150 Hair Color: Black Hair Length: Shoulder Length Eye Color: Green Wear Glasses or Contacts: Yes Location ... (more)
Grandfather accused of murder released from hospital
The York County magistrate denied bond for a grandfather. Ronald Gregory is accused of killing his wife and 9-year-old granddaughter, and then shooting himself.
The Mountain Times
High Country Meat Market to open shop
Just in time for National Butchers Week, High Country Meat Market plans to open for business this Friday.
Prescribed burn planned in Burke
The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Grandfather Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest on Thursday, March 27. The agency will conduct the 2,365-acre burn off of Old State Route 105 in the Dobson Knob area of Burke County.
Grandfather charged with killing Rock Hill girl
Family members say a 9-year-old Rock Hill girl who shot and killed was at the center of a custody battle involving her maternal grandparents and her father's side of the family.