News

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will begin a bridge replacement construction project on State Road 1114 (Big Plumtree Creek Road) beginning Monday April 17, that will affect residents and commuters in the Big Plumtree Creek Road and Licklog Road areas of Avery County.

AppalCART, the public transportation authority serving Watauga County, will be changing its schedule for the Easter Holiday.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners will hear public comment on financing of a new Ashe County Middle School during a meeting Monday April 17th.

Randall and Carolyn Henion will appeal a Superior Court order in the Maymead asphalt plant case.

A lawsuit involving the five-county area and former New River Behavioral Healthcare employees was dismissed by an Avery County judge.

Boone Police have released the name of the victim in Sunday's reported assault.

A small section of NC Highway 90 near Collettsville was closed Thursday after a rock slide.

Dr. Harry Davis, a trusted forecaster and instructor among banking professionals and business leaders across North Carolina, has joined the Board of Directors for LifeStore Financial Group. “We are absolutely delighted to have Dr. Davis join our board,” commented Robert Washburn, President and CEO for LifeStore.

The Beech Mountain water treatment plant project is running behind schedule.

The Watauga County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday, April 10 to appoint Dr. Chris Blanton Principal of Watauga High School.