The White Creek Fire in the Linville Gorge is now 90 percent contained and is estimated at 5,538 acres, but no additional fire growth is expected.
On March 17, 2017, Cecil Scott Byrd was sentenced on two counts of First Degree Murder.
A West Jefferson man was charged with multiple sex crimes after Ashe County Sheriff’s Office investigators say he abused an underage victim.
At the Watauga County Commissioner Meeting Tuesday, Carol Coulter, Executive Director of Blue Ridge Women In Agriculture, presented a request to Commissioners to use county space for an open-air weekday Farmer’s Market.
An upgraded intersection in Blowing Rock has been completed.
Firefighters continue to work the White Creek Fire Wednesday.
The two children injured in a fire in Wilkes County earlier this weed have died.
On Wednesday, March 22 at approximately 11:06 a.m. the Boone Police 911 Center received a call in regard to an alleged explosive device at the "...Boone courthouse..."