For most of us, it’s back to work today, as we, well DIDN’T win the lottery.  

Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon for the logger killed a week ago this morning in southeastern Watauga County.  

Ron Coldiron, Lead General Manager for Atlanta-based Hotel Equities announced last week that as of January 1, 2016, Boone hotel properties; LaQuinta Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn and Super 8 will now be under the management of Panoramic Hospitality, Inc. based out of Boone, NC.

When Watauga County Commissioners meet next week, New River Advocates are hoping for receptive ears on what power Watauga County might have over a critical aspect of the Raw Water intake on the New River.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving a Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 theft.

Icy roadways hit the High Country again as the early Sunday dusting of snow turned into a late Sunday ice-over, with some roads closed for a time due to wrecks and spun-out vehicles. Schools across the area are delayed due to icy roads, so stay tuned for the latest or check our Closings and Cancellations on

Just as a Crimestoppers alert was being published last week, the suspect in a Monday, December 21st theft of a television from Walmart in Boone was identified, and started his new year charged in the theft.

Icy conditions hit at about dawn today with rain arriving just before the sun came up, and before the morning rush was over, there were several traffic accidents reported.

A man died just after sunup this morning in a logging accident in far southeastern Watauga County.

A busy law enforcement day for two eastern Tennessee counties with Johnson County reporting an active shooter scenario yesterday morning, Carter County reporting an evening murder.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving a New Year’s Eve morning crime.