High Country Crime Stoppers and ASU Police Department seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

Effective April 10 at 10 p.m., Watauga County Schools will be simplifying its web and email address to The change will simplify the way Watauga County Schools is accessed online, and will bring its domain in line with its social media handle: @wataugaschools.

The swimming pool in Newland will not open for the summer season.

Work will begin on Monday, April 10, to replace the flat roof of Flat Top Manor at Moses Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

N.C. Republican Senator Deanna Ballard of Blowing Rock has introduced a bill that would outlaw dismemberment abortions in North Carolina.

The eighth annual County Health Rankings were released for 2017 this month. The Rankings show us where we live matters to our health.

Benjamin Draughon Williford, the man convicted in the fatal Valle Landing fire in Valle Crucis, has been taken to prison.

The Village Foundation of Blowing Rock, the town of Blowing Rock and the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce held a ground breaking ceremony Tuesday to begin the Laurel Lane beautification project.

The Newland Board of Aldermen has selected former Banner Elk Police Chief Byron Clawson as the new head of the Newland Police Department.

A single-vehicle accident Tuesday night sent a truck into a creek and halted traffic on N.C. 194 North for about an hour and a half.