The Mortimer Campground in the Wilson Creek area of the Pisgah National Forest's Grandfather Ranger District will reopen at noon June 8.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners voted to support a statewide referendum on a bond issue for school facility needs.

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will be treating for gypsy moth infestations in several areas across North Carolina including one here in the High Country.

Jeremy S. Osborne was sentenced in Superior Court last month after his arrest last July.

Newland Board of Aldermen member Joleta Wise was killed in an automobile accident last week.

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man and woman from Tennessee on a number offelony charges after a high speed chase Monday.

A section of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Deep Gap is closed after cracking of the road.

Betty Pitts, well-known Blowing Rock volunteer and columnist, passed away Sunday June 3rd.

State and federal emergency management teams are surveying the damage across western North Carolina after recent heavy rains and flooding.