On April 4, Avery Detectives received information of a forged prescription being passed in Mitchell County.

On March 29, 2016 at approximately 5:15 p.m. Detectives with the Avery County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant 45 Nutcracker Lane after receiving information about a marijuana grow operation.

Watauga County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an accident Friday morning in the area of US 321 North near the Cove Creek Store.

A drainage improvement project is set to begin later this month in Watauga County.

Blowing Rock School Reading Intervention Specialist Dr. Laurie Nelson-Gill has been selected for Special Honors for the national Winslow Coyne Reitnouer Excellence in Teaching Award.

Boone-based Samaritan’s Purse has deployed a seven-person disaster assistance response team to Ecuador.

The Watauga County Board of Education voted Monday April 11 to approve a preliminary budget.

On April 6th, 2016, Angela McKinney was convicted of felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle and felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle.

The 15th Annual  Adult Spelling Bee put on by the Boone Area Chamber Of Commerce was held Tuesday at Watauga High School.

On Thursday in Watauga County Superior Court, Kenneth Ransom Thompson, age 54, was convicted by jury of Second Degree Kidnapping, Assault on a Female, and Domestic Criminal Trespass.

Students at ASU have ended their occupation of the Dougherty Administration Building after the Chancellor Sheri Everts issued a statement opposing North Caroilna House Bill 2.