An accident Thursday involving a bicycle and an SUV sent the biker to hospital, but there were no serious injuries.

A third defendant in the Ashe County Courthouse Bomb Threat case was convicted in Ashe Superior Court this week.

Fifteen health departments were awarded reaccreditation status by the North Carolina Local Health Department Accreditation Board on May 19 th , 2017, including Appalachian District Health Department.

Charles A. Cannon Memorial Hospital will receive a grant of more than $6.5 million to expand its psychiatric unit.

Watauga, Ashe and Avery County Schools wrap up the school year this week.

Several accidents Tuesday May 30th caused traffic backups along Highway 105 and on Highway 421.

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection with the shooting incident Tuesday.

President Donald Trump recently released his budget proposal which includes additional funds for the fight against opiod abuse. Potentially good news for the area.