The Watauga NAACP will join with other NAACP branches, Forward Together Moral Movement supporters, and coalition partners in Congresswoman Virginia Foxx's district to visit her Boone office on February 27th to present a letter of demands and to request a public Town Hall by the end of March. 

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A traffic stop while searching for an escaped convict led Avery Sheriff's Deputies to a big drug bust.

Priscilla Ann Trivette, former clerk and tax collector for the Town of Newland, has been indicted for embezzlement of money by a public officer or trustee, a class F felony.

Regulation changes made by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission have modified trout waters in Watauga County.

Emergency agencies responded to two structure fires on opposite sides of Watauga County Thursday night and early Friday morning.

A number of citizens spoke about the proposed Sunday hunting ban at Tuesday's Watauga County Commissioners' Public Hearing.

From Boone Police: On February 16, 2017, the Boone Police Department concluded an investigation into a local source of marijuana and prescription pill medication.