The North Carolina Supreme Court denied the petition for discretionary review of Randall L. Henion and Carolyn M. Henion to be heard in a multi-year battle against a proposed Maymead asphalt plant along U.S. 421 in Deep Gap.

Watauga County Schools are preparing to become vaccination clinic sites.

The National Weather Service is watching a winter storm potential for Friday.

The Conservation Fund and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced the addition of 205 acres to Pisgah National Forest at Linville Gorge, buffering the adjacent Wilderness Area. Its protection secures iconic viewsheds, enhances access for recreation, and preserves wildlife habitat and water quality for the area.

If you thought 2020 was a rainy year, you were right. It was the second wettest on record in Watauga.

Thrivent and Watauga Habitat for Humanity have partner to help families stay in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.