Additional positive cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) have been identified for Watauga County.

N.C. Forest Service officials urge citizens to reconsider burning yard debris through the end of May, which historically marks the end of spring wildfire season in North Carolina.

Watauga County, along with the Towns of Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Boone, and Seven Devils are continuing to urge protection of public health through all practical means possible.

Watauga County Schools Issues Statement Regarding Governor Cooper’s Announcement of Statewide Stay at Home Order, sets additional instructional material pick up date for Monday, March 30.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose a looming threat to the health and safety of the people of Avery County. Avery County Government continues to be proactive.

A statement from Watauga County Sheriff Len Hagaman concerning the Governor's Stay At Home order was released Monday.