It has a Valentine theme, but 'Operation Heartbreaker,' conducted by the Avery County Sheriff’s Office and Newland Police department, was well named as officers conducted a round-up of methamphetamine suspects.(Continue Reading)
Suspects from as far away as Mexico and as near as Ashe County have been sentenc(Continue Reading)
It appears a second young man’s death is being blamed on a prescription drug o(Continue Reading)
It appears that drivers approaching Boone from Deep Gap on US 421 will, in the n(Continue Reading)
A surprise came from the State Board of Elections meeting yesterday afternoon in(Continue Reading)
THURSDAY'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP....NEWLAND, NC - The Avery High boy's basketball team won its 39th straight game in the Western Highlands 1A-2A Conference Thursday night.(Continue Reading)
BOONE, N.C. — With a share of the Southern Conference title on the line, Appal(Continue Reading)
Texas State Women Hold Off App State....SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Texas State wo(Continue Reading)
BOONE - And, thanks to senior Jeron Mills, the Watauga High boy's basketball tea(Continue Reading)
Hickory, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team has cancelled its home weekend to(Continue Reading)
On february 4th, a blue heeler named Rusty went missing from the Valle Crucis/ Sugar Grove area. He is wearing a blue reflective collar. If found please call 828-773-9436 or 828-266-3513.(Continue Reading)
On January 1st, black and white border collie/lab/hound mix went missing from th(Continue Reading)
On February 4th, a white dog with black spots was found near Deerfield rd. It ha(Continue Reading)
On Friday January 29th, a black and white, medium haired cat went missing from G(Continue Reading)
Brodie, a 7 year old brindle and Emma, a 4 year old fawn, both with white feet a(Continue Reading)
Families who would like help completing the FAFSA are invited to attend FAFSA Day on Saturday, February 20 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Appalachian State University in the John E. Thomas Building, Room 265 (Financial Aid Office).(Continue Reading)
The First Tech Challenge (FTC) Team 8190 Tungsteel of the Watauga High School Ro(Continue Reading)
Boone, NC –With her breathtaking new installation “Strange Gardens” —a(Continue Reading)
The Digital Watauga Project is pleased to announce that it will sponsor an exhib(Continue Reading)
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Culinary Arts program has(Continue Reading)
Robert (Bob) E. Triplette of Linville, NC and Ft. Myers, FL died peacefully February 7 at Joanne's House At Hope Hospice, Bonita Springs, FL after a long battle with cancer. Bob was born December 1, 1936.
His memory is cherished by members of his family - spouse, Betty, children: Mrs. Johnny Capps (Gweenda) Rockingham, NC; Mrs. Jimmy Flanagan (Phyllis) Raleigh, NC and Ryan Triplette (Cheryl) Hudson, NC; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Bob enjoyed reading and his computer. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Sincere thanks to Dr. Sobol, Selby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center, Boone, NC and Dr. Rubin, Florida Cancer Specialist, Bonita Springs, FL.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Hope Hospice, 27200 Imperial Pkwy, Bonita Springs, FL 34135.
A private service for the family will be at a later date.
Mr. Virgil Lee Morgan, age 88, of Boone, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016(Continue Reading)
Mr. Frank E. Fox, age 78, of Fox's Hideaway Lane, Banner Elk, passed away Tuesda(Continue Reading)
Dorothy “Dot” Day Miller, age 83, of Newton passed away on Saturday, January(Continue Reading)
Mrs. Carmen Varney, age 87, of 313 North Pine Run Road, Boone, died Saturday mor(Continue Reading)
CLOSINGS, CANCELLATIONS, & DELAYS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 2016
- Watauga County Public Library will open on Sat., February 13th at 10 am
CLOSINGS, CANCELLATIONS, & DELAYS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, 2016
- Ashe County Schools are closing early. Elementary schools will dismiss at 11:00, Middle School at 11:15, and High School at 11:30.
- Avery County Schools are closed for students, optional teachers work day
- Carter County, TN Schools are closed.
- Johnson County, TN Schools are closed.
- Lee's McRae College is closed.
- Mitchell County Schools are closed.
- Sugar Grove Developmental Day School will be closing @ 5pm today. Will be CLOSED on Monday, Feb. 15th
- Watauga County Schools are closed to students. It's an optional teacher workday. The Snow Day Program at Hardin Park will open at 9:00 a.m.