On Friday, September 7th, the North Carolina House Select Committee on School Safety will be meeting at Watauga High School.

A fire in an abandoned trailer in Meat Camp on August 30th was believed to be intentional.

Multiple fire crews responded to a Tuesday night fire in Zionville.

A man was issued a felony warrant for allegedly poaching ginseng in the Todd community.

On Saturday, September 8th, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System along with Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue, Watauga Rescue Squad, Boone Fire Department, Watauga Medics and Watauga County Emergency Management will participate in an emergency training exercise.

Civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr., will speak at Appalachian State University at 7 p.m. on October 18th.

A former employee of The Golden Cockerel Russian gift store in Boone has been charged with embezzling more than $35,000 from the business.

Freedom Farm Ministries founder, Robbie Collie of Creston, died in a bulldozer accident on August 29th.

Two Jefferson men have been arrested after the recovery of a stolen skid steer from Shatley Paving.

Watauga County Rescue Squad Chief Randy Collins died at 61 years of age on August 30th.

A Newland man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for incest and rape of a minor.