OUTAGE UPDATE: Blue Ridge Energy line technicians are working to restore power after up to a foot of snow overnight began affecting parts of the cooperative’s service area.(4:30 pm December 9, 2018—OUTAGE UPDATE) 

The winter storm in the High Country on Wednesday caused several road closures and multiple accidents.

Watauga County officials have issued a state of emergency ahead of Winter Storm Diego.

Western Youth Network’s 4th annual Festival of Trees at Chetola Resort raised $46,000 and counting.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in the High Country from 7 p.m. tonight (Saturday, December 8th) to 11 a.m. Monday, December 10th. 

Campus ducks have new digs at the Appalachian State University Duck Pond. A 64-square-foot floating shelter was installed Monday to provide the ducks a safe nesting area and refuge from stormy weather.

A 52-year-old man with ties to North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee is wanted by the United States Marshal’s Office for the alleged abduction of a minor in Washington County, Virginia.

Blue Ridge Energy urges members to keep important safety tips in mind, ahead of this weekend’s winter storm.

Santa's Toy Box is celebrating its 32nd year of operation by providing gifts to families who would otherwise struggle to provide Christmas presents for their children.