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  • Sunday Storms Prompt Tornado Watches & Warnings Across High Country

    Updated: Jul 28, 2014 @ 5:33pm EDT

    Other than a lack of sleep for many High Country residents there appears to have been little to no damage … Continue reading

    Watauga County Law Enforcement Fallen Officer’s Memorial Unveiled

    Updated: Jul 27, 2014 @ 10:31am EDT

    The Watauga County Law Enforcement Fallen Officer’s Memorial was officially unveiled on Saturday night with members of the community, local … Continue reading

    Scam Artists Calling Blue Ridge Electric Members

    Updated: Jul 25, 2014 @ 2:14pm EDT

    Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is warning the public about the latest scam targeting members. A cooperative member reported this … Continue reading

    Roadside Cameras Not Soon In North Carolina

    Updated: Jul 24, 2014 @ 2:53pm EDT

    Don’t expect to see regulated roadside cameras on North Carolina highways any time soon. This week a proposed bill to … Continue reading

    WataugaRoads.com Announces IOS App

    Updated: Jul 22, 2014 @ 2:14pm EDT

    WataugaRoads.com is pleased to announce another addition to the mobile apps for smart phones and tablets. IOS users can now … Continue reading

    Crime Stoppers Seeks Help In Tool Theft

    Updated: Jul 22, 2014 @ 1:56pm EDT

    High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On … Continue reading

    Operation Firecracker Yields Nearly 2,000 DWI Arrests

    Updated: Jul 22, 2014 @ 1:50pm EDT

    The N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program announced today that 1,929 DWI arrests were made during … Continue reading

    Open House to be Held July 29 for Newly Renovated Blue Ridge Electric Watauga Office

    Updated: Jul 20, 2014 @ 6:28pm EDT

    The public is invited to an open house on Tuesday, July 29, for the newly renovated district office of Blue … Continue reading

    Weekend of July 18-20, 2014 Views

    Updated: Jul 20, 2014 @ 6:16pm EDT

    With the rain and much cooler temperatures this weekend in the High Country it was not the ideal time to … Continue reading

    Boone PD Warns Of Telephone Fraud Scam

    Updated: Jul 18, 2014 @ 4:59pm EDT

    The Boone Police Department has received a number of reports recently where victims were defrauded over the telephone by fraudsters … Continue reading

    Portion of King Street Closed Due to Gas Leak

    Updated: Jul 18, 2014 @ 4:45pm EDT

    4:19pm Friday – Gas Leak in the 400 Block of West King St. Section of Appalachian St./W king will be … Continue reading

    Model T Car Show Pictures & Video

    Updated: Jul 15, 2014 @ 9:43am EDT

    On Sunday over 200 Model T Ford automobiles, ranging from 1909 to 1927 in model years, gathered in downtown Boone … Continue reading

    Thursday Night Power Outages

    Updated: Jul 10, 2014 @ 9:06pm EDT

    9pm power outages (July 10,2014): According to Blue Ridge EMC – There is a problem with the underground facilities that … Continue reading

    Rare Chance To See Over 200 Model T Automobiles This Weekend & Next Week

    Updated: Jul 13, 2014 @ 4:39pm EDT

    A possible once in a lifetime opportunity to see a big part of American automotive history will take place in … Continue reading

    King Street In Downtown Boone To Be Closed Part Of Sunday

    Updated: Jul 10, 2014 @ 2:58pm EDT

    Due to The Model T Ford Club International car show event this weekend, King Street in downtown Boone will be … Continue reading

    Tuesday Storm Causes Power Outages and Downed Trees

    Updated: Jul 10, 2014 @ 10:11am EDT

    A Tuesday afternoon (July 8,2014) storm caused several residents in Watauga County to lose power as high winds and rain … Continue reading

    Crime Stoppers Seeks Help In Vehicle Damage Case

    Updated: Jul 8, 2014 @ 3:50pm EDT

    High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On Thursday July 3, … Continue reading

    CrimeStoppers Seek Help With Auto Theft From Dealership

    Updated: Jul 8, 2014 @ 3:57pm EDT

    High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: The … Continue reading

    Year-To-Date Rainfall Below Average at Grandfather Mountain

    Updated: Jul 8, 2014 @ 3:24pm EDT

    Pleasant temperatures and below-average rainfall made June 2014 a comfortable month atop Grandfather Mountain in Linville. Staff recorded 2.51 inches … Continue reading

    Near Record Lows For First Week Of July

    Updated: Jul 7, 2014 @ 6:51pm EDT

    Many residents and tourist felt the big cool down in Watauga County last week. An official low of 43 was … Continue reading

    AppalCART Announces Record Annual Ridership

    Updated: Jul 7, 2014 @ 2:38pm EDT

    AppalCART announced a record annual ridership figure of 1,756,161 passenger trips for the fiscal year completed June 30 in 870,013 … Continue reading

    Prescribed Burn Planned for Avery County

    Updated: Jul 7, 2014 @ 2:29pm EDT

    The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn tomorrow, July 8, on about 550 acres in Avery County, … Continue reading

    Escaped Inmate Old Turnpike Road/Foscoe

    Updated: Jul 3, 2014 @ 4:38pm EDT

    4:35pm – escaped prisoner is in custody 2:35pm Thursday – Be on the lookout for an escaped inmate last seen … Continue reading

    Code Red Alert Telephone Registration for Watauga County

    Updated: Jul 2, 2014 @ 4:43pm EDT

    As news of the escaped prisoner made its way to Watauga County residents on Monday, some were alerted for the … Continue reading

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