Watauga County Schools officials say Watauga High School Principal Marshall Gasperson has requested and been granted a medical leave of absence effective November 23rd.
Boone Planing and Inspections Director Bill Bailey has resigned.
The Watauga County Board of Elections' canvass on Nov. 22 has certified local election results as official, and there are no changes to the results.
Firefighters spent Monday patrolling the Horton Fire area looking for heat.
An arrest has been made in an October 29th stabbing incident.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol reminds motorists to exercise safe driving habits when traveling through the areas affected by wildfires.
First responders from Ashe and Wilkes Counties responded to a report of a man falling down Cascades Falls off the Blue Ridge Parkway around 5:30 Friday afternoon.
Ashe County Sheriff James Williams will step down December 31st.
AppHealthCare and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System are advising residents and visitors to be aware of the possibility of smoke from fires.
A fire in the West Jefferson/Fleetwood area grew to around 120 acres Sunday and is expected to last for several days.