On Thursday, August 29, 2019, at around 11:30 am, Boone Police and Watauga Medics responded to the construction site located at 1110 Meadowview Drive, after receiving a 911 call for a man found deceased inside the structure.

On August 29th, 2019 at 6:07 pm Investigators from the Lenoir Police Department along with agents from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant at the residence of 434 Maple Drive Lenoir, NC.

First responders had to use rescue equipment on Friday to rescue a man stuck in an overturned, fully-loaded cement truck on George Hayes Road of Boone.

A shooting threat at Ashe County High School yesterday morning was found to be fraudulent.

A camper near Trout Lake was injured after falling 30 feet from a tree on Saturday.

A possible gas leak Friday morning at Lees-McRae College have sent several students to hospitals in the area.

The suspected gas leak which led to the evacuation of a Lees-McRae residence hall has been resolved.

The Bamboo Road and Wilson's Ridge Road widening project will feature a multi-modal path for pedestrians and cyclists away from the road on the Bamboo Road part of the project.

App Builds a Home, which is Appalachian State University's initiative with the Watauga County Habitat for Humanity will begin building a home for the community this September.