An attempt to stop a driver for a traffic violation turned into a short but dramatic car chase.

The Avery Journal reports that a missing Avery man has been found dead.

Appalachian State University Police Chief Gunther Doerr will retire from the University on August 1st. Doerr’s retirement was announced at ASU’s recent board of trustees meeting. 

For the third consecutive year, the Boone Police Department is organizing a challenging fundraiser for North Carolina’s Special Olympic athletes- a 469 mile bicycle ride.

An Ashe County man was fatally injured when he wrecked a motorcycle Friday afternoon on Old U.S. 421 in the Lincoln Heights community about a mile and a half east of Wilkesboro.

Samaritan’s Purse staff are on the ground now and volunteers will be at work starting Tuesday in response to the devastation caused by recent flooding in West Virginia.

Boone Police continue to search for James Martin Roberts, a college student, was last seen in Boone, near the Appalachian State University Campus.

The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office says that an escaped inmate has been apprehended.

The Avery County Sheriff’s Office is requesting help in locating Sean Michael Kress of 1450 Little Buck Hill Road.

Two Avery County teenagers are home and recuperating after being thrown from the bed of a pick up truck last Wednesday.

Boone Police say an autopsy has confirmed the cause of death of 20 year old Noah Tucker Overby.