Two Alexander County paramedics pulled an elderly woman from this car after she crashed along highway 90 in Hiddenite.  Authorities say she's alright, but could not get out of the car on her own. 

Photo:  Dave Faherty, WSOC-TV

Boone Fire responded to an alarm at the Fresenius Medical Care dialysis center across Deerfield Road from Watauga Medical Center this morning, that after a fire alarm sounded and smoke was reported inside the building.  With the alarm, over a dozen patients had to be evacuated by staff, with Watauga Medics called to aid in the evacuation.  

Ashe authorities have dispatched a number of resources to the Greensboro Road area after numerous callers reported a plane

An early morning fire Saturday claimed the life of an Ashe County woman, apparently asleep in her home. Ashe County Fire Marshal Bob Davis said Cathy Ellison, 52, of

A Boone neighborhood was shut down for most of the afternoon yesterday after an armed man, apparently in some personal crisis, caused the shutdown of the Hillcrest Circle area until after dark last night.  

Sugar Mountain took advantage of the cold weather that hit the High Country Friday to make an even bigger splash of the opening of and demonstration of their new six-across ski lift. And to cap that off, Governor McCrory came to cut the ribbon and to try out the new lift Saturday morning.

Changes are underway in our weather, as a frontal system that crossed the mountains late this morning is bringing an end to our warmth, and bringing a new reality to our temperatures. Indian Summer is what many refer to as the warm weather after the first frost, and after three years of snow and cold arriving with Halloween,

A new round of scam phone calls are being reported by Watauga County Sheriff Len Hagaman, who issued a bulletin to make the public aware of a recent scam that has been committed in our county. Sheriff Hagaman said his department has recently received reports from victims who have stated that they were contacted by

Voters were split on the final choice for the West Jefferson Board of Aldermen in the November 3rd ballot count, so the Ashe County Board of Elections did what a number of boards across the state had to do—flip a coin. 

Sugar Mountain is taking advantage of the cold weather moving into the High Country to make an even bigger splash with the opening of and demonstration of their new six-across ski lift. And to cap that off, Governor McCrory is set to come try out the new lift tomorrow.

A chase then a search occupied a number of Watauga and Avery Deputies yesterday afternoon, that after a Watauga Deputy’s patrol car was struck by another vehicle that then fled north on NC Hwy 105.  The deputy was traveling southbound when a vehicle pulled from a side road onto 105 and