Benjamin Draughon Williford, the man convicted in the fatal Valle Landing fire in Valle Crucis, has been taken to prison.

The Newland Board of Aldermen has selected former Banner Elk Police Chief Byron Clawson as the new head of the Newland Police Department.

A single-vehicle accident Tuesday night sent a truck into a creek and halted traffic on N.C. 194 North for about an hour and a half.

The swimming pool in Newland will not open for the summer season.

Appalachian State University and Watauga County reached an agreement on April 4 for the university to purchase the old Watauga High School property located at 400 High School Drive in Boone.

The eighth annual County Health Rankings were released for 2017 this month. The Rankings show us where we live matters to our health.

The a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Deep Gap that was closed by a mudslide on Friday will remain closed for now.

The Village Foundation of Blowing Rock, the town of Blowing Rock and the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce held a ground breaking ceremony Tuesday to begin the Laurel Lane beautification project.

Governor Roy Cooper has declared April as Work Zone Safety Awareness Month, and April 3-7 as Work Zone Awareness Week.