News

Two Arrested On Ginseng Poaching Charges

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two men in an alleged ginseng poaching incident.

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Sports

Thursday's Mid-Day Sports Report....

Listen to WATA's Thursday morning sports report on GBR....

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Pet Patrol

Found Baby kitten in middle of 421

Found Baby kitten, orange and white, eyes still closed. in middle of 421 in Watauga County.

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Community and Business

Tweetsie Celebrates Railroad Heritage Weekend, Engine #12's 100th Birthday

On August 26-27, 2017, history buffs and train enthusiasts will come together at Tweetsie Railroad for Railroad Heritage Weekend, to celebrate the rich history of Tweetsie Railroad and the 100th birthday of locomotive No.12, fondly known as “Tweetsie.”

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Dorothy Eggers Fletcher

Mrs. Dorothy Eggers Fletcher, age 94 of Boone, passed away Monday afternoon, August 14, 2017 at Watauga Medical Center.

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