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.

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.

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

The Watauga County VFW Post 7031 will have a benefit steak dinner on Saturday night from 4-7 p.m. VFW Post 7031 is located at 144 VFW Dr, Boone, NC · (828) 264-9570. All proceeds earned will benefit the veterans.

Several public meetings to be held this week.

Appalachian State Mountaineer Football will kick off the new season September 2nd on the road against the Georgia Bulldogs and will begin their home schedule on September 9th hosting Savannah State University at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

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.