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“Thursday, March 3rd, is Doc Watson’s Birthday. How is the county celebrating?  We’re celebrating with a DAQ hearing into an air permit for an asphalt facility run by an out of state company on the Doc and Merle Watson Scenic Byway.” Ann Ward, at this morning’s Watauga Commission meeting,

A woman was said to have passed out in a field after a 6am crash yesterday morning, her car crashing just before the 11,000 block of old NC 16. Ashe Medics and first responders to the report of the crash, the woman said to have gotten out of her car only to pass out near the crash scene.

A woman was pinned in the wreckage of her SUV after it overturned near the Tennessee line on US 421 North late Tuesday morning.

At last report, a suspect wanted by Ashe County was still at large after a high speed chase through far western Ashe County Friday afternoon.

A major step forward is expected to take place Tuesday for the U.S. 321 widening project in Blowing Rock.

A prison term that could be 5 years to over a decade has been handed down in Watauga Court against a 19-year old who exploited young girls and threatened them with extortion.

There was no one out front of the new Modern Toyota facility late yesterday afternoon when a section of the facade fell, crashing to the pavement in front of the front doors of the dealership.

Would you drive 23 miles—about 30 minutes—to save 25-cents per gallon for gas?

Last Thursday, a Mitchell County jury found Jeffery Lynn Dye Jr. guilty of statutory rape.

District Attorney Seth Banks reported this week that his office has adopted a new education component as a part of its underage drinking deferral program through a partnership with the Watauga Substance Abuse Prevention coalition and the Western Youth Network.