Most of the rains, though, missed the fires that are burning in the Bald Knob and Wolf Creek areas of the Pisgah National Forest, and today, many of us are checking our homes due to the smell of smoke attributed to those fires. The largest blaze, Bald Knob, north of Marion in McDowell

There were injuries in the fire yesterday morning that totaled a home just before the Tennessee line in far western Watauga County.

There is considerable sorrow and a bit of anger surrounding the death of a new K9 being trained to serve the Avery County Sheriff

Look for an accelerated work schedule on the US 321 project through Blowing Rock. The Blowing Rock Civic Association (BRCA), who held a community forum in July with the NCDOT about the widening of Valley Blvd., US Hwy 321, reports that

A West Jefferson man has been sentenced in Federal Court in Charlotte to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release after being convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine and Crack Cocaine, money laundering conspiracy, and

Today is the last day of Andy Ball serving as Mayor of Boone

The Town of Boone still has its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, it