A communication company that has been a more of a rural provider, is moving into Boone, and the tech watchers are wondering about reaching more in-town customers with the move.

Officials in Blowing Rock, the ski business, and the High Country in general can now exhale—US 321 reopened to traffic about 2:15 this afternoon.

Tuesday, Boone Police received a call of a death at a Russell Drive residence. 

A woman has been charged with murder as investigators from the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are probing a fatal shooting that occurred at a residence near Elizabethton Tennessee on McKeehan Ridge Road.

The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office and the the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation report two arrests in the murder of a Thurmond man in an investigation launched last Thursday.

A woman was airlifted from the helipad at Watauga Medical Center after a crash just after dark last night on Bamboo Road.

Fire totaled a West Jefferson area home just after noon yesterday as a number of Ashe Fire Departments responded.

The rash of cellular store break-ins continued with a store already hit numerous times targeted again early Sunday morning.

A man—an App State student, according to Boone Police— was stabbed just before 11 Tuesday night in a domestic assault.

A Thursday death investigation is now being called a homicide, that as Deputies from the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office responded with Wilkes EMS to 1365 Roaring Gap Rd, in Thurmond.