Snow accumulations continue throughout the High Country as precipitation continues to fall throughout the afternoon. Accumulations ranging from two to seven inches are expected for different parts of the area. Check out some photos of the winter wonderland. by Madison V. Fisler – Photo by Ken Ketchie
April 17, 2013. A $2.1 million contract has been awarded to Blythe Construction Inc. of Charlotte by the N.C. Department of Transportation to apply asphalt surface treatments on 79.5 miles of secondary roads in Wilkes and Ashe counties. Work can begin as early as April 29 and be completed by Oct. 1.