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

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

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has determined that the Foscoe Country Corner store was not the source of the gasoline seep into the Watauga River.

Authorities say 7-month-old Emma Grace Kennedy, who was the center of an Amber Alert after being abducted at knifepoint by her father, Carl Kennedy, was found safe in Randolph County.

N.C. Department of Transportation crews have reopened more than a dozen roads in the last few days that were closed due to storm damage.

Watauga County Commissioners Tuesday approved the 2018-2019 budget which contains increases for county schools, county employees, library employees and the health department.

A Winston-Salem man convicted in Watauga County of multiple sex crimes was moved to Polk Correctional Institution in Butner.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners named Adam Stumb, planning director for Ashe, as the interim county manager.

Long Time Boone attorney Stacy C. Eggers, Jr. is retiring from the LifeStore Banking and Insurance Advisory Board.

The following is the contents of the statement from the Watauga County Sheriff's office released Monday afternoon.

Appalachian State University has received approval to proceed with a private developer for a new housing project on campus.