Getting around Boone is going to be a little more difficult in the coming days, as both Watauga County Schools, and Appalachian State University, will both begin the new semester classes next week.

On the heels of the Todd Fire Department's recent money problems, there is now an insurance issue.

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

Several public meetings to be held this week.

On Monday, August 14th officials from Ashe and Watauga counties met with the Todd Volunteer Fire and Rescue (VFRD) Board of Directors to discuss issues that led to the department’s lapse in insurance and operations earlier this month.

The Watauga County Back 2 School Festival saw a record number of school children show up at Watauga High School on Saturday, August 12 th for backpacks, school supplies and much more.

Three children who were airlifted by Samaritan's Purse to the U.S. for emergency treatment are returning home. 

Watauga County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Boone man on assault charges.