The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first child death from flu for the 2016-2017 flu season.

Crews completed successful burnout operations on the Sugar Cove fire near Marion, increasing containment to 90%.

Vaya Health has joined with a number of community partners to form the Western North Carolina Substance Use Alliance.

Avery County Schools is among the top school systems in the state with the lowest rates of criminal activity among high school students.

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) is voluntarily recalling some of its smokeless tobacco products after receiving complaints of foreign metal objects, including sharp metal objects, found in select cans.

An Ashe County man was charged with attempted murder after a jailer at the Wilkes County Jail was assaulted January 22nd.

B&H Foods of Charlotte is voluntarily recalling Ruth’s Pimento Cheese.