Watauga County officials continue to urge people to avoid recreational activities on the Watauga River in the vicinity of Foscoe due to a petroleum substance seeping into the river between Church Road and Riverside Farm Road. 

A fire in a home on Hill Street in Boone was quickly extinguished Wednesday afternoon.

A West Jefferson woman was convicted of misdemeanor cruelty to animals in Ashe County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.

A Tennessee couple has been charged after a motorcycle chase in both Ashe County and Johnson County Tennessee along the state line.

The Blowing Rock Board of Commissioners Tuesday night voted to not host an early voting site during the next election.

Watauga County's first day of school, Monday August 21st, will be just a little bit longer, due to a special event.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation’s 46th Academy recently graduated 15 special agents, and one of them is a Watauga County man.