Health officials say five more people died from the flu in North Carolina last week.

Another Newland Police officer has announced his resignation.

A three vehicle accident tied up traffic on Highway 221 Tuesday but no one was hurt.

The Lowes grocery store in Newland will be closing by the end of next month.

A former Highway Patrol officer has been charged with sex crimes by state investigators. T

The privately owned condominiums at Chetola Resort should again be available for renting next month.

The Watauga County Board of Education, in conjunction with the Watauga County Board of Commissioners, unanimously passed a joint resolution March 23 in support of legislation allowing greater local control over setting and establishing the school calendar.

Two North Carolina State Senators have introduced a bill in the General Assembly that would affect towing and booting regulations.

Rain over the weekend provided much needed relief for firefighters on the White Creek Fire and local area residents. The fire is now 100% contained at 5,538 acres.

A Boone man was reportedly shot over the weekend during an alleged break-in.