News

The Avery County Sheriff’s Department supplied some details from the fatal fire from early Saturday morning, identifying the woman who died in the fire.

Two young men were injured in a single-vehicle crash before dawn Saturday in western Watauga County, one transported to Watauga Medical Center.

Heavy rain probably led to a crash that caused a Foscoe area woman to be airlifted to the Johnson City Medical Center after a crash Wednesday afternoon.

On Tuesday, February 2nd, an unknown white male stole items from the Lowes Home Improvement stores in Boone and West Jefferson.

Rain—lots of it—totaling over three inches in the rain gauge at the radio stations— inundated the area Wednesday morning, causing flooding, closing some roads, and leading to one swift water rescue.

Keeping an eye on Internet predators, Boone Police report that, on Sunday December 27th, 2015, the Boone Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation closed an on-going online child predator investigation.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the theft of a purse and fraud in use of a credit card from that purse.

Boone Police have charged a man—listing both an Elk Park and a Deep Gap address—in connection with a traffic melee from dusk yesterday, a series of collisions that eventually involved the man’s GMC striking eight other vehicles.

The issue of whether the Watauga County Commission will be asked for action in the condemnation of properties at the edge of Watauga County for the Boone Water Intake project on the New River surfaced at their meeting this morning.

Boone Police now have the first toxicology report on the death of one of a number of young men who died during the fall of 2015.

Thursday, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce announced their two ‘Businesses of the Year’ in an event at the LaQuinta Inn, the first, a quiet business with some significant impact, according to chamber executive Dr. Dan Meyer,