The individuals who died when their house collapsed on Pine Ridge Drive in the Heavenly Mountain Community Wednesday have been identified.

Three suspects in the kidnapping and possible death of Carlton Lamar Edmondson were arraigned in Tennessee Thursday.

There is still no determination of the source of a gasoline leak into the Watauga River in Foscoe.

Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye announced Wednesday afternoon that a body believed to be that of Thomas McCardle Jr was located at Elk River Falls.

Governor Roy Cooper will declare a State of Emergency for western North Carolina after heavy rains, mudslides and road closures.

An attorney for former Ashe County Detention Officer Beverly “Kim” Miller has notified Ashe County officials of potential litigation regarding alleged false and defamatory statements made by former Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan.