The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce awarded more than $25,000 dollars to non-profit agencies on Tuesday.

Maymead Materials has announced that it has acquired Loven Ready Mix as of March 1st.

The Watauga County Landfill will no longer accept rigid plastic items for recycling.

N.C. Department of Transportation officials closed a two-lane bridge on Abington Road in Lenoir as a safety precaution.

Former Ashe County Sheriff's Office Deputy Josh “Hoppy” Hopkins was found not guilty on all charges.

A total of 76 people were arrested, and 13 children were rescued or identified as victims during a mutually coordinated operation between eight (8) southeastern states. The joint, proactive event, Operation Southern Impact II, was coordinated by nine (9) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces in those eight states, including the Boone Police Department and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Division of Prisons, are investigating inmate Jose Rios’ assault on an officer at Foothills Correctional Institution.


The Boone Town Council will continue its latest monthly meeting this Thursday evening; beginning at 6pm in council chambers 1500 Blowing Rock Road Boone.