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Daily Weather Forecast For Banner Elk

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Banner Elk: Sunday, August 1: Showers and thunderstorms likely during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, August 2: Mostly sunny during the day; while chance of rain showers overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Rain Showers Likely; Wednesday,
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Watauga County,

Friday afternoon house fire in Deep Gap still under investigation

A home in Deep Gap suffered extensive damage after a fire on Friday afternoon. Multiple fire departments responded to the scene, at 5714 Old 421 South, shortly after 2 pm. There were no injuries and no one was at the residence at the time, Watauga County Fire Marshal Shane Garland tells The fire is still under investigation.
Elk Creek, VASouthwest Virginia Today

5 Bedroom Home in Elk Creek - $259,900

Historic Farmhouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains. This beautiful, recently restored 5 bedroom, 2 bath home was built circa 1889 and has beautiful views of the Elk Creek Valley and Point Lookout Mountain. The setting couldn't be more picturesque with several huge Willow trees and a strong year round creek. There are 2 covered porches situated to take in these beautiful views and listen to the sounds of the creek. Lovingly remodled recently, the home has a new metal roof, fresh paint, inside and out, brand new kitchen and appliances, new electical service with electrical upgrades to most of the house, new plumbing, all new, high quality replacement windows, new propane furnace / central ac and a reinforced foundation. There is also a barn, spring house and other out buildings that have potential for a workshop, studio or office. This property is located in the heart of the Elk Creek Valley in close proximity to Jefferson National Forest and all of the recreational opportunities Grayson.
Wilkesboro, NCWilkes Journal Patriot

2 deaths investigated; no foul play suspected

Two men were found deceased Friday in unrelated cases, one in Wilkesboro and the other just beyond the Wilkesboro town limits. Spokesmen for the Wilkesboro Police Department and Wilkes Sheriff’s Office said Friday evening that no foul play is suspected in their respective cases. Near Rousseau Farm Road. Chief Deputy...
Watauga County, NCWatauga Democrat

Fire at Deep Gap home under investigation

DEEP GAP — A fire at a home on U.S. 421 in Deep Gap is under investigation, according to Watauga County Fire Marshal Shane Garland. According to Garland, fire departments from Deep Gap, Stuart Simmons, Boone, Meat Camp and Todd, Watauga Rescue, Watauga Medics, the Watauga Fire Marshal’s Office and the Watauga County Sheriffs Department were dispatched to 5714 Old U.S. 421 S. for a residential structure fire at 2:10 p.m. on Friday, July 30.
Banner Elk, NCPosted by
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Banner Elk Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Banner Elk: Saturday, July 31: Mostly sunny during the day; while slight chance of rain showers then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, August 1: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and
Boone, NCJohnson City Press

Study by ETSU, Appalachian State researchers looks at journalists’ approach to COVID

Dr. Mildred F. (Mimi) Perreault of East Tennessee State University is the coauthor of a second article examining the work of journalists during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Metajournalistic Discourse as a Stabilizer within the Journalistic Field: Journalistic Practice in the COVID-19 Pandemic,” published in Journalism Practice, a top media and communication journal, was written by Perreault, along with her partner and research colleague, Dr. Gregory P. Perreault of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, and Phoebe Maares of the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna, Austria.
Boone, NCWatauga Democrat

Bigfoots say 'Bye,' beat Bigfoots 10-7

BOONE — The Boone Bigfoots ended their season Saturday, July 31, with a bang. After scheduling issues had already cut their season shorter than expected, their opponents for their final game pulled out, leaving the Bigfoots to play themselves in what turned out to be a grand finale. The team...