There has been a water main break on Coffey Street which will affect the Coffey Street area, as well as Daniel Boone Inn and Phil's Gastown, located on Hardin Street. Water will be off beginning at 2:00pm today, and should be restored within two to four hours. For more information please contact Public Utilities at (828) 268 6250.


 Watauga County Sheriffs Reports For Night Shift 05/17/22 

On Friday May 13th the Mountain City Police Department arrested a woman on methamphetamine charges.

Amidst the nationwide infant formula shortage, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is connecting families with resources and sharing recommendations to help navigate supply issues safely.

Last Week U.S. Marshals Service and the Ashe County Sheriff's Office combined a task force of local, state, and federal law enforcement who fanned out across the county to check in on all local registered sex offenders.

On Tuesday Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce declaring North Carolina’s intent to participate in the Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment Program.

An Alleghany County man won $250,000 on scratch-off ticket.

Jamie Parson has been named chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective immediately.

Coffey Street will be closed all day for through traffic today (May 16th) for maintenance. Apartment access is still available. For more information, please contact Public Utilities at (828) 268-6250.