Boone Town Council will meet Thursday. Community Appearance Commission meets next Tuesday.

Terri Smith plead guilty to trafficking charges, and was identified as a habitual felon.

With flooding in the east from Hurricane Matthew, drought conditions persist in the west, and so does an increased fire danger.

The Town of Boone and the High Country Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America are thrilled to invite the community to visit the future site of the Watauga County Veterans Memorial located next to Town Hall at 567 W. King Street in Boone.

Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye says his office has concluded its investigation into the death of Marcus Hughes. Hughes was found in Squirrel Creek in Avery County on April 22nd.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Building on King Street.

The drivers of the vehicles involved in the Wednesday morning accident on Highway 105 South have been identified.

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, drone tech writer and speaker Jason Reagan will present a public discussion about drones at 5:30 pm at the Watauga County Public Library Community Room in Boone.

The Watauga County Communications Twitter feed posted at 4:15 Thursday morning that there was one lane of US highway 421 open southbound, and two lanes were open northbound.