Men’s Cross Country Picked No. 2 in Conference....BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State men’s cross country was picked to finish second in the Sun Belt Conference, as selected by the league’s coaches and announced by the conference office on Friday.

The Labor Day weekend marks traditional end of summer vacation and many North Carolinians will be traveling and gathering with family and friends. The Highway Patrol wants everyone to make safety a top priority this holiday weekend by encouraging motorists to drive carefully and obey all traffic laws.

Avery County officials have issued a warning about one of the most popular spots in all of the High Country.

Wednesday, Damion Okoyia Blevins entered an Alford plea in Ashe Superior Court to a felony charge of burning a church.

The Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer vacation many folks will be traveling and gathering with family and friends.

An Ashe County man serving a life sentence in prison is one of more than 100 federal prison commutations signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week.

An extended high-speed chase that started Friday in Tennessee ended in Asheville.

The individual who led authorities on a high speed chase along the Blue Ridge Parkway has been identified.

Six people arrested on Aug. 16 in connection with a car theft in North Wilkesboro are among seven charged with committing a string of break-ins and larcenies in Ashe County.


Officials have made an arrest in the Valle Landing fire that happened Friday August 12th in Valle Crucis. The fire resulted in the death of one woman and injured several others.

Letters from Watauga County Board of Elections Chairman Bill Aceto and county attorney Four Eggers indicate they believe a single early voting site at the Watauga County administration building would meet requirements for the 2016 presidential election if the State does not approve an early voting plan.