We’ve seen rainy Mondays before, but the heavy rains never seem to miss a number of areas of the High Country subject to flooding, and a number of area roads were closed off—one last night after a woman had to be rescued from her car.  That call was to River Road in Todd, Todd Fire/First

A rainy Monday morning contributed to a number of injury traffic accidents, including one that stopped morning traffic at the US 421-321 intersection in Sugar Grove and one that jammed one of Avery County

On Wednesday, November 4th, a suspect in an Ashe County child sex case was arrested in California, according to Sheriff James William

Friday, Joshua Eduardo Hogg, 24, was found guilty by a Watauga County jury of two counts of first degree burglary, two counts of common law robbery, one count of attempted common law robbery, and one count of assault inflicting serious bodily injury. District Attorney Seth Banks

Also arrested on November 4th was Joshua David Reber, age 27, of Laurel Springs.

The Boone Police Department reports they have concluded an investigation into an importer of heroin into the community, an investigation that started with a probe into recent deaths of four young men.

Appalachian State Student Power students delivered their message

A fatal truck crash on US 421 just inside Wilkes County closed down the highway for much of the afternoon Friday.

Fire, heat, and smoke rendered a five unit apartment building uninhabitable pending repairs after a smoky blaze early Wednesday afternoon in Boone.