Boone attorney and former Watauga Board of Elections member Stacy Eggers IV has been nominated by the North Carolina GOP for the newly created Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement.

Motorists across the mountains are encouraged to follow a simple phrase: Turn around. Don’t drown.

The Watauga County Commissioners will hold work sessions on the proposed county budget for the 2017/18 fiscal year.

The Avery County Sheriff's office seeks the public's assistance in locating a missing man.

As a result of the declining number of flu cases seen over the past few weeks, the visitation restrictions Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) put in place on February 24th at The Foley Center, Cannon Memorial Hospital, and Watauga Medical Center have been lifted. 

The Boone Fire Department is investigating a fire that occurred last Thursday off Hidden Valley Circle.

Heavy rains over the last few days resulted in several streams rising around the region.

The next Wake Up Watauga event is Tuesday morning at the Dan’l Boone Inn.