Heavy rain from nearly stationary storms yesterday resulted in the National Weather Service issuing Flash Flood Warnings for parts of Watauga and Avery County.

Beech Mountain plans to begin upgrades to its water system within the next 30 to 45 days.

There are no charges pending in an alleged stabbing that the Watauga County Sheriff’s Department investigated in the 2000 block of Old 421 South on July 19th.

A storm may have caused a power outage Tuesday night.

19-year-old Trey Ferguson of North Wilkesboro was rescued Sunday morning after he was reported missing near Twisting Falls in Carter County Tennessee nearly 12 hours earlier.

An accident on Highway 105 South Monday evening had traffic backed up for some time. 

Parts of Ashe County were without power early Saturday afternoon.  

Work to complete a safety project in an area of I-40 near the North Carolina-Tennessee border will require a lane reduction in each direction for about three weeks, beginning Wednesday, July 27.