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Two Hurt as SUV Flips on Blowing Rock Road

Two injuries came from a crash last night on Blowing Rock Road in Boone—one transported to Watauga Medical Center by Watauga Rescue—that as an SUV flipped over on its top after a collision with a Ford sedan. The 8:55pm crash occurred near the Meadowview Drive intersection, the front Full Story

Fire Guts Storage Structure

Fire gutted the interior of a Galvalume structure yesterday afternoon, a blaze that caused a number of Watauga departments to respond.  Smoke was spotted coming from the structure off of Clint Lewis Road off of NC 194 North around 3pm, but first arriving fire units from Full Story

Blowing Rock Roadwork to Close Intersection for 30 Days

Trying to avoid the most negative impact, the N.C. Department of Transportation is working to close a major Blowing Rock intersection for roadwork between the peak of summer tourism and leaf season.  That means that, for a month, starting Monday, Aug. 24th, the U.S. 321 Full Story

Mitchell Man Arrested on Avery Counts

On August 13th, last Thursday, officers with the Avery County Sheriff’s Office, aided by Mitchell County deputies, found and arrested 31- year old Aaron Charles Daniels of Spruce Pine.  Daniels  was initially charged with “Selling with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine” on two separate Full Story

Blair, Middleton on Senior Bowl Watch List

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football’s Ronald Blair (Greensboro, Ga./Greene County) and Doug Middleton (Winston-Salem, N.C./Parkland) are among 375 student-athletes from 117 schools

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Two Airlifted After Fall at Construction Site

Two workers were injured and airlifted after a Friday morning workplace accident as they fell from lift equipment at a construction site in Boone.  The incident occurred at the Watauga Green construction site on Clawson Street in the Perkinsville area around 8:30am, with Watauga Medics Full Story

Lee Named Baseball Coach At WHS

BOONE - A new era is about to begin for the Watauga High baseball team. David Lee, who has 14 years

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Boone Police Department Releases School Bus Safety Tips

It's back to school time as Watauga County Schools open for students on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  Boone Police Department released the following tips for school safety and traffic flow for the upcoming school year:

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App State Camp Report: August 15

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football held its first and what will likely be its only extensive intrasquad scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday afternoon

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NC Works Career Center To Hold Hiring Event Next Week

The NC Works Career Center here in Watauga County is set to have a hiring event on Thursday, August 20th at the Blue Ridge Electric Office east of Boone off of Old Highway 421.

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Central Carolina Fair To Return September 11th Through September 20th

It's almost fair season, and one of the largest fairs in North Carolina is planning to get underway in less than a month.

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Boone Based Company Listed On National List Of Fastest Growing Private Companies

Inc. magazine today ranked ECR Software Corporation, headquartered in Boone, NO. 2833 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

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Suspects Sought in Lenoir SECU Fraudulent Activity Case

Authorities in Lenoir are asking for the public’s help in locating 2 suspects involved in fraudulent activity. On Tuesday, August 11th at 1:50 PM, employees from North Carolina State Employees Credit Union contacted the Lenoir Police Department after receiving information from other branches concerning a female possibly involved in fraudulent activity.

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Another Change For One-Stop Voting On ASU Campus

With elections on the horizon for this fall, there will be a change for one-stop voting on the campus of ASU.

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Fourth Suspect Caught After Trying To Pass Stolen Checks At Lenoir SECU

A 4th suspect has been captured after a Police chase in Lenoir yesterday afternoon.

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High Country Braces For Another Weekend Of Heavy Traffic August 20th - 23rd

With an economic impact of $1.4 billion dollars in the region, High Country residents are braced for more heavy traffic next weekend, as the annual NASCAR night races at Bristol Motor Speedway are set to take place August 19th - 22nd over the hills in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Crews Still Battling Forest Fires

As of yesterday, The Southern Area Gold Team and the North Carolina Forest Service are managing the Bald Knob and Wolf Creek Fires in unified command.

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App State Freshman Move In Day Is Tomorrow

Get ready for some crazy traffic.

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App State Football Notebook....

Clemson Tickets On Sale to App State Students on Sunday: BOONE, N.C. — Tickets from Appalachian State University’s allotment for its Sept. 12 football contest at Clemson that are earmarked for

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