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  • No Lane Closures on 321in Blowing Rock During Thanksgiving Holiday

    Updated: Nov 22, 2014 @ 11:11am EST

    Traffic in Blowing Rock will flow a little smoother in the days before and after Thanksgiving, saving motorists time and … Continue reading

    New Temperature Records Due To Arctic Blast

    Updated: Nov 20, 2014 @ 2:09pm EST

    Several temperature records were tied and/or set over the last several days as unseasonably arctic air passed through the region. 10 … Continue reading

    Snow Time Lapse of Boone & Beech Mountain Nov 17-18

    Updated: Nov 18, 2014 @ 11:33am EST

    Another snow for the High Country, but this time with bitterly cold temperatures in the teens and wind chills below … Continue reading

    Blue Ridge Electric Restore Power In Ashe County

    Updated: Nov 18, 2014 @ 8:13am EST

    *UPDATE* As of 8 a.m., Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation linemen have all power restored in Ashe County where 513 … Continue reading

    Tuesday Nov 18 Reports/Conditions

    Updated: Nov 18, 2014 @ 11:21am EST

    4:43am – Snow covered and slick conditions all across the county, including the main routes per incoming reports. Wind chills … Continue reading

    High Atop High Country Ski Resorts

    Updated: Nov 16, 2014 @ 10:35pm EST

    Colder than normal conditions for this part of November could end up becoming a big season for the High Country … Continue reading

    Much Colder Weather On Tap For This Week

    Updated: Nov 17, 2014 @ 11:36am EST

    Here’s a breakdown of the much colder conditions moving into the High Country from the National Weather Service and Brad … Continue reading

    Boone Police Department Announces 2nd Annual Food Drive

    Updated: Nov 15, 2014 @ 9:40pm EST

    The Boone Police Department is announcing its 2nd Annual Food Drive which will continue until Friday, January 30, 2015. Boone … Continue reading

    Friday November 14 Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Nov 14, 2014 @ 8:47am EST

    4:15am – 24 degrees in Boone with a wind chill of 12. Wind chills forecast to drop into the single … Continue reading

    Nearly 600 Drunk Drivers Arrested Statewide During Halloween “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign

    Updated: Nov 13, 2014 @ 12:55pm EST

    During this year’s Halloween “Booze It & Lose It” campaign, law enforcement officers from across the state arrested 583 drunk … Continue reading

    Boone Makes The List Of “Most Unequal Town In Every State”

    Updated: Nov 12, 2014 @ 9:50pm EST

    Data from the Census Bureau includes Boone as a “Most Unequal Town In Every State,” according to a recently published article, … Continue reading

    Unseasonably Cold Weather To Invade The Area

    Updated: Nov 12, 2014 @ 4:13pm EST

    A month which started off with high temperatures in the 30s then rebounding back into the 60s will now feel … Continue reading

    Proper Disposal Of Ashes From Stoves, Fireplaces Could Save Your Home

    Updated: Nov 6, 2014 @ 5:09pm EST

    With the arrival of cold weather, many North Carolinians are beginning to use their wood-burning stoves and fireplaces. The N.C. … Continue reading

    NCBOT Approves Recommendations for Sponsorship, Commercial Fees and Privatization to Support Services and Transportation Investment

    Updated: Nov 6, 2014 @ 4:43pm EST

    At the direction of the General Assembly, the North Carolina Board of Transportation studied how fees, sponsorship and privatization might … Continue reading

    Watauga County Department of Communications & Emergency Services To Conduct County Wide CodeRED Emergency Notification System Test November 13

    Updated: Nov 6, 2014 @ 4:33pm EST

    The Watauga County Department of Communications & Emergency Services will be conducting a county wide test of the CodeRED Emergency … Continue reading

    2014 & 2013 Precipitation Comparisons Through Early November

    Updated: Nov 5, 2014 @ 6:45pm EST

    2013 broke several records for precipitation amounts in Watauga County, barring record setting snowstorms it appears that 2014 will fall … Continue reading

    October 2014 Weather Recap

    Updated: Nov 5, 2014 @ 6:19pm EST

    The High Country got the first shot of cold weather to start off the month, and another round to end … Continue reading

    NCBOT Drafts Recommendations for Sponsorship, Commercial Fees and Privatization

    Updated: Nov 5, 2014 @ 3:29pm EST

    At the direction of the General Assembly, the North Carolina Board of Transportation studied how fees, sponsorship and privatization might … Continue reading

    Chrysler Voluntarily Recalling Some Trucks

    Updated: Nov 5, 2014 @ 3:16pm EST

    Chrysler Group is voluntarily recalling an estimated 381,876 trucks globally, to upgrade certain wiring-harness terminals and replace – if necessary … Continue reading

    Boone Police Reminds Community About Dwelling and Vehicle Safety

    Updated: Nov 5, 2014 @ 3:15pm EST

    The Boone Police Department seeks to partner with the community in reducing breaking and entering incidents involving homes, apartments, and … Continue reading

    Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action

    Updated: Nov 5, 2014 @ 7:47pm EST

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and … Continue reading

    Fire Crews Battle 20+ Acre Fire

    Updated: Nov 5, 2014 @ 6:43am EST

    Shortly after 9pm crews from each fire department in the county were dispatched to assist in battling a 20 plus … Continue reading

    Prescribed Burn in Burke County Continued Tomorrow

    Updated: Nov 4, 2014 @ 5:08pm EST

    The U.S. Forest Service will complete a prescribed burn tomorrow (Nov. 5) in the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest. … Continue reading

    Superintendent Prepares School Families for Winter Weather’s Impact on Schools

    Updated: Nov 4, 2014 @ 4:41pm EST

    As winter begins to make itself felt, Watauga County Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott is reminding parents and families how … Continue reading

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