Sheriff: Officials investigating murder-suicide in Wayne County
— Investigators in Wayne County are studying what they believe to be a murder-suicide after a man and a woman known to be once married were found dead in separate locations on Sunday night.
The 10th annual High Country Beer Fest at the High Country Fairgrounds will celebrate craft beer from around the region and the world, with more than 25 breweries in attendance, including local favorites Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Blowing Rock Brewing Co. and Lost Province Brewing Co. Attendees can sample craft beers and food, enjoy live music and listen in on seminars that will cover many aspects of beer tasting, brewing and food pairing. The 100% nonprofit event benefits the Appalachian State University Fermentation Sciences program and local nonprofits. For more information, see www.hcbeerfest.com.