High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

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

The North Carolina Judicial Branch has launched a new court date notification service that allows people to quickly and easily subscribe for criminal court date reminders via email or text message.


On October 17th, Boone Police received information about suspicious activity at a local convenience store.

The Blowing Rock Town Council unanimously decided to hire an interim town manager while it reviews candidates for the permanent position.

Allie Link, a senior communication, public relations major, and her brother, Tanner Link, a first-year building sciences major, carry their father’s passion for his alma mater. “We love Appalachian and want to share that love with others,” she said.

For residents living in and around the Town of Boone who are near or below the poverty line, the transition from fall to winter brings the added financial stress of costs associated with heating their homes.

Watauga County is on pace for its biggest ever voter turnout for the midterm elections.

Watauga County Habitat for Humanity and the Watauga Habitat ReStore raised a record-setting $47,000 at their annual Blueprints and Bow Ties event on Thursday, October 18th.

Daniel Boone Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution donated $3,000 to the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country.

One motorcyclist died and another is in critical condition after an accident on N.C. 194 near Valle Crucis on Tuesday.