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Three large pine trees crashed through the roof of the Blowing Rock Market and Wine Shop on Friday morning.

Blue Ridge Energy crews are working to restore power for over 7,000 members as outages rapidly climb due severe weather today.

Samaritan’s Purse has staff on the ground, with one of its disaster relief units — a tractor trailer packed with tools and equipment — standing by, as firefighters continue to battle the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California’s Butte County.

MerleFest has announced its initial 2019 lineup with more than 75 artists on the bill so far.

On Wednesday, April 30th, 2019, the Watauga County Swim Complex will close its doors as construction continues on the new Community Recreation Center.

An Appalachian State University student’s action performing CPR on an unresponsive classmate this February has earned her the American Red Cross’ highest award, the Certificate of Merit.

The Hunger and Health Coalition has recently expanded its Backpack Program to include five additional elementary schools in order to help fight childhood hunger in Watauga County.

Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock has opened Watauga County’s first public disc golf course.

As family and friends prepare for the Thanksgiving Holiday period, the State Highway Patrol is also making preparations of its own in hopes of ensuring safe travel.