News

A man from Craven County was arrested on seven drug charges during a traffic stop in Boone made by the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office on October 20th.

The Boone Area and Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce co-hosted the Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum at the Watauga County Courthouse on Tuesday, October 23rd. 

The Town of Boone is seeking applications from people who would like to serve on the following boards:

Ashe County Schools was awarded a School Mental Health Personnel Grant of more than $68,000.

Strong winds impacted the High Country on Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Hardin Park sixth-grader Sam Nystrom correctly spelled “Jaguar” and “Confetti” to secure victory in the Watauga County Schools district-wide spelling bee held Oct. 19.

The replacement of the Bairds Creek Road bridge off of 105 near Willow Valley is scheduled to be complete by November 8th.

Blowing Rock Town Manager Ed Evans is resigning from his position effective November 30th.

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office lead another successful drug drop-off through Operation Medicine Cabinet on October 13th.