January 23-27, 2017 Traffic Reports

January 23-27, 2017 Traffic Reports

Monday January 23 No construction project travel impacts currently scheduled on 321 in Blowing Rock today. Tuesday January 24 Construction operations will continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock with … Read more…

Price Of Stamps Goes Up Sunday

Price Of Stamps Goes Up Sunday

The price to send mail goes up starting Sunday January 22. The United States Postal Service announced the notice to raise prices in October. The new prices include a two cent … Read more…

Ford & Toyota Expand Takata Airbag Recall

Ford & Toyota Expand Takata Airbag Recall

The ongoing Takata airbag recall continues as both Ford and Toyota have expanded their safety efforts. In the latest recall, approximately 816,000 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles built in North … Read more…

January 16-20, 2017 Traffic Reports

January 16-20, 2017 Traffic Reports

Monday January 16 1:31pm – Accident at Old 421 and Browns Chapel 5:25pm – Wilson’s Ridge Road blocked. Tuesday January 17 No construction project travel impacts currently scheduled on 321 … Read more…

Flu On The Rise in North Carolina

Flu On The Rise in North Carolina

Raleigh – Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears. Three influenza-associated deaths were reported during the week ending Dec. … Read more…

State Arrests 2,664 Impaired Drivers Over the Holidays

State Arrests 2,664 Impaired Drivers Over the Holidays

RALEIGH – The annual Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s Holiday Booze It & Lose It enforcement campaign removed thousands of impaired drivers from roadways.  State and local law enforcement arrested and charged … Read more…

52 Degree High Temperature Swing Since Sunday

52 Degree High Temperature Swing Since Sunday

For fans of colder weather then Sunday, Monday and Tuesday were for you. Fans of much warmer weather were basking in Thursday’s conditions. High temperatures at the Watauga Medical Center … Read more…

Long Time Ford & Subaru Dealer Passes

Long Time Ford & Subaru Dealer Passes

The long time owner of Johnson-Cook Ford and John Cook Subaru passed away this week in Blowing Rock. John Daniel Cook, age 85, of Boone, passed away Tuesday evening, January … Read more…

Long Time Local Car & Equipment Dealer Passes

Long Time Local Car & Equipment Dealer Passes

The owner of three long time Boone based business passed away on Thursday morning. James Watson, the owner & operator of the former Watson’s Garage Auto Dealership, passed away at The … Read more…

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