These 10 headlines were the most-read articles on in 2017:

1. “Turtle Island’s Preston Roberts dies,” July 25

2. “Man charged with murder, child abuse after infant death,” March 4

3. “Boone Mall sees several changes,” March 23

4. “Officials close 421 south after fatal two-vehicle collision,” March 20

5. “Channing Tatum spends night in Watauga,” Aug. 8

6. “Sign: Footsloggers of Boone closed,” Jan. 3

7. “Multiple Boone businesses, police vehicle vandalized with graffiti,” Jan. 21

8. “Tenant files lawsuit against The Standard,” Jan. 31

9. “ASU Broyhill Center demolished,” March 10

10. “NC soldier killed in Afghanistan had family in Boone,” June 12

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