Two fires burning just across the NC/TN state line are most likely contributing to smoky skies in the High Country.

Watauga County commissioners voted April 19 to delay action on a proposed panhandling ordinance after hearing comments from local attorney Eric Eller.

A drainage improvement project is set to begin later this month in Watauga County.

The Boone Board of Adjustment voted 6-1 Monday to dismiss an appeal challenging the Mountain View Speedway as a legal use in the town's ETJ.

Boone-based Samaritan’s Purse has deployed a seven-person disaster assistance response team to Ecuador.

If you live in the 336 area code region, you will need to limber up your fingers, and you might even need to learn a new area code altogether.

On April 6th, 2016, Angela McKinney was convicted of felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle and felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle.

On April 4, Avery Detectives received information of a forged prescription being passed in Mitchell County.

On Thursday in Watauga County Superior Court, Kenneth Ransom Thompson, age 54, was convicted by jury of Second Degree Kidnapping, Assault on a Female, and Domestic Criminal Trespass.

On March 29, 2016 at approximately 5:15 p.m. Detectives with the Avery County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant 45 Nutcracker Lane after receiving information about a marijuana grow operation.

Watauga County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an accident Friday morning in the area of US 321 North near the Cove Creek Store.