The Avery County Sheriff’s Department reported on it’s Facebook page that a traffic check resulted in a large drug bust.

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in locating the owner of the property listed below:

The Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) Board of Trustees voted unanimously on October 27, 2016 to appoint Charles Franklin "Chuck" Mantooth, 49, as President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will officially start in the role January 27, 2017.

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office seek your help in solving the following crime:

Chelsea Clinton will make a campaign stop at Legends on the campus of Appalachian State University today.

A Forysth County Sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Ronda in Wilkes County on Sunday morning, October 23rd, was a Watauga County native.

The six year old child injured on Monday in Zionville is reportedly recovering after surgery and should be okay.

A Fleetwood man who survived a single vehicle crash that claimed the life of another man in early October has died.

Firefighters are responding to a wildfire burning along Old NC 105 near Linville Gorge, north of Lake James in Burke County.