Armed personnel have detained South Sudanese staffers with the aid group Samaritan's Purse.
United States Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose of Western District of North Carolina will stay on despite calls for others to step down.
Lees-McRae College Athletic Director Craig McPhail says the fire at Williams Gymnasium February 26th caused more than $2 million dollars in damages.
Authorities are looking for who is responsible for leaving several puppies on the side of the road last week in Lansing in Ashe County.
A multi-vehicle accident Wednesday on Highway 105 South of Boone sent one person to Watauga Medical Center with a head injury.
Larry Leake was sworn in March 2 as a new District Court judge for the 24th Judicial District at the Madison County Courthouse.
A routine audit has resulted in a real estate license suspension that is affecting property owners and renters at Chetola Resort.
The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation, the nonprofit organization that oversees the popular Linville, N.C., nature preserve and travel attraction, received a 2016 grant of $3,000 from the High Country Charitable Foundation, a fellow nonprofit striving to help the Avery County community by providing for neighbors and animals in need.
Last week, the Conservation Trust for North Carolina purchased a 30-acre property along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Watauga County known as the Elk Mountain tract that shares a quarter-mile boundary with the Parkway. Its close proximity to the Parkway makes the property a high priority acquisition by the National Park Service.