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Special Weather Statement for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Avery County, NC, Wilkes County, NC at 312 pm EDT, May 22nd 2022

NCZ001-018-019-221945- Ashe NC-Wilkes NC-Watauga NC- west central Wilkes, southern Watauga and south central Ashe Counties. At 311 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over. Boone, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph and penny size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Gusty winds could...
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Swimmer drowns at popular western North Carolina waterfall

AVERY COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Authorities say a 53-year-old man has died after drowning at a popular Avery County waterfall. The Linville Volunteer Fire Department reported on social media that they were called just after 11 a.m. Friday morning, May 20, about a missing swimmer at Elk River Falls. They say the mission turned into a recovery, WJHL-TV spoke with the Avery County Sheriff who identified the victim as Philip D. Williams, 53.
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53-year-old drowns in apparent accident at Elk River Falls

AVERY COUNTY, N.C. (WJHL) – A man has drowned in a popular regional swimming hole, police say. According to Avery County Sheriff Danny Phillips, his agency was one of several that responded to a call of a missing swimmer at Elk River Falls on Friday morning. A post from the Linville Volunteer Fire Department said […]
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Body recovered by divers at Elk River Falls

ELK PARK – Local attraction Elk River Falls claimed another drowning victim on Friday, May 20. Avery County Sheriff’s Office identified the body as 53–year-old Philip Williams. Williams was with the outdoor group Frontier Health Recovery Services when the incident occurred. ACSO reported that the group was...
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Man drowns in apparent accident at Elk River Falls Friday morning

AVERY COUNTY, N.C. — Officials say a man has drowned in a popular North Carolina swimming hole. According to Avery County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a call of a missing swimmer at Elk River Falls on Friday morning. A post from the Linville Volunteer Fire Department said that...
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53-year-old Man Drowns at Elk River Falls

Police are reporting that a man has drowned in a popular regional swimming hole. According to Avery County Sheriff Danny Phillips, his agency was one of several that responded to a call of a missing swimmer at Elk River Falls on Friday morning. The Linville Volunteer Fire Department said the...
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Community Volunteers Needed

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Avery, Mitchell, Yancey Counties needs adult volunteers to mentor youth in our community. During the month of May, our goal across the WNC region is to recruit 100 mentors in 30 days, providing the Little Brothers and Little Sisters on our waiting lists with the support they need to achieve academic improvement, growth in self-confidence, development of life skills and avoidance of risky behaviors.
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April 2022 MLS Report from the High Country Association of Realtors®

The MLS reports that last month there were 199 homes sold worth a combined total of over $100 million. This is an 8.7 percent decrease in sales volume compared to last year when 273 homes sold for $ 109 million. The median sold price for the month of April of this year was $422,010, a 32 percent increase versus April of 2021 ($320,000). Sellers received an average of 99% of the list price this April.
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