The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Register of Deeds Office website and is public record. A grantee indicates the recipient of the deed, whether by purchase, gift or otherwise, while the grantor is the party releasing the deed. The prices listed are calculated through the excise tax, which is assessed at $2 per $1,000 of the sales price. To view the deed of any land transfer, visit 72.15.246.181/watauganc, read and acknowledge the disclaimer and enter relevant criteria into the search engine.{&end}

July 11: Lot 6 (less than an acre) in Broyhill Bradley Division. Grantee: Linda Sue Donnelly Brinkley Revocable Trust. Grantors: Linda D. Brinkley and Linda Sue Donnelly Brinkley. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 775 of Book 2036.

July 11: Lots AA-1 and AA-2 in Watauga. Grantees: Janet Wharman Hoffman and George Edward Hoffman. Grantors: Julie Ranson Hester, Katherine Miller Ranson and Katherine M. Ranson. Excise tax: $560. Price: $280,000. Page 717 of Book 2036.

July 11: Tracts 25 and 26 at Southern Skies in Watauga. Grantee: Katherine C. Wall. Grantor: Corey B. Wall. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 755 of Book 2036.

July 11: One tract (less than one acre) in New River. Grantees: James Mitchell Powers, Leslie Jarvis Powers and Jackson Bond Powers. Grantors: Lacey N. Clark. Excise tax: $2. Price: $1,000. Page 758 of Book 2036.

July 11: Two tracts in Beaver Dam. Grantees: Brian C. Rominger and Chasity G. Rominger. Grantors: Larry D. Tester and Mary Lee Tester. Excise tax: $30. Price: $15,000. Page 771 of Book 2036.

July 11: Unit 7 of Beech Manor. Grantee: Association of Co-Owners of Beech Manor. Grantors: Mike Shurtleff and Patricia Shurtleff. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 774 of Book 2036.

July 11: Lot 4 in Parkway Forest Estates of the Blue Ridge. Grantee: Three Dog Rentals. Grantors: Gary J. Mikkola, Catherine D. Mikkola and Catherine Mikkola. Excise tax: $275. Price: $137,500. Page 776 of Book 2036.

July 11: Lots 134-139 of Hardin Estate Property in New River. Grantee: John W. III. Grantors: John Waisel Hodges III and Sara Gentry Hodges. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 793 of Book 2036.

July 12: Lot 30 of Snaggy Mountain in New River. Grantee: Larry K. Calloway. Grantors: Phil A. Sharpe and Elizabeth J. Sharpe. Excise tax: $55. Price: $27,500. Page 811 of Book 2036.

July 12: Lot 9 in Rock Heights. Grantee: Jessica R. Martin. Grantors: John Wyatt Martin and Jessica R. Martin. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 814 of Books 2036.

July 12: Two tracts (less than an acre) in the Blue Ridge. Grantees: Daniel T. Henderson and Kimberly S. Henderson. Grantors: Richard Noel Ward and Lynn Richardson Ward. Excise tax: $730. Price: $365,000. Page 828 of Book 2036.

July 12: Twenty acres in Watauga. Grantees: Blue Ridge Preservation. Grantors: Gok Enterprizzes and Kaplan Holdings. Excise tax: $600. Price: $300,000. Page 871 of Book 2036.

July 12: One tract on Greenway Road in Watauga. Grantee: Greenway Baptist Church of Boone. Grantors: Morgan Cody, Jennifer Crowe, Elizabeth Crowell and Geneva Bowman. Excise tax: $220. Price: $110,000. Page 884 of Book 2036.

July 12: Unit 3-E of Watauga South Slope. Grantee: K&J Rental Houses. Grantors: Jeff Knoregay, Susan Kornegay, Kenneth Kornegay and Betty Kornegay. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 886 of Book 2036.

July 12: Six tracts in New River. Grantee: 03G. Grantors: Jason A. Sirmon and Rebecca A. Sirmon. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 889 of Book 2036.

July 12: Unit R-932 of Watauga Echota on the Ridge Condos. Grantees: Thomas Craig Colville and Cathy Jean Colville. Grantors: Diana M. Spence and Michael L. Spencer Living Trust. Excise tax: $686. Price: $343,000. Page 895 of Book 2036.

July 12: Lot 5 (less than one acre) of Critcher Meadows in New River. Grantees: Stephen Ratchford and Ashley Ratchford. Grantors: David E. Wilkins and Jana S. Wilkins. Excise tax: $690. Price: $345,000. Page 1 of Book 2037.

July 12: One tract (5.86 acres) of Shawneehaw in Watauga and Avery. Grantee: My Daddy’s Farm. Grantors: Charles Stanley Townsend and Stella Mae Townsend. Excise tax: $35. Price: $17,500. Page 27 of Book 2037.

July 12: One tract (less than one acre) in the Blue Ridge. Grantee: Matthew Fontaine. Grantors: Virginia K. Fontaine and Laurent Donald Fontaine. Excise tax: $260. Price: $130,000. Page 31 of Book 2037.

July 12: One tract (5.06) acres in the Blue Ridge. Grantees: Brian H. Crowe and Alison L. Crowe. Grantors: David Carr and Becky Carr. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 72 of Book 2037.

July 12: One tract (less than an acre) in Stony Fork. Grantees: Andrew John Berke and Toni Berke. Grantors: Sandra H. Carrigan and Stephen A. Carrigan. Excise tax: $398. Price: $199,000. Page 75 of Book 2037.

July 12: Unit 105-A of Boone College Place. Grantee: The 2014 Dorothy Wharton Winfree Living Trust. Grantors: Phillips Group Properties Limited Partnership Raeds. Excise tax: $250. Price: $125,000. Page 95 of Book 237.

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