Probation and Parole Absconder Roy Wilson Sought

High Country Crime Stoppers and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety – Watauga County Probation and Parole are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the following absconder: Roy Wilson … Read more

Snow Time Lapse In Boone March 12, 2018

Here’s a time lapse view of the snow moving into downtown Boone on Monday March 12, 2018. Video courtesy of Check out other time lapse videos from: February 14/15 … Read more

Sheriff’s Office Arrest Robbery Suspects

*Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Press Release* On March 7, 2018, at 5:03 pm, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a robbery in progress at 237 Bloomfield … Read more

State Working to Improve School Safety

Raleigh – State leaders are urging local law enforcement and school districts to work closely together to ensure that all North Carolina schools are safe and offered state tools and … Read more

Community Health Report Released for Watauga County

[Boone, NC] – AppHealthCare (Appalachian District Health Department), in collaboration with various agencies and community partners, has completed the Community Health Reports that identify public health priorities and areas that … Read more

Hicks Sentenced In Death Of A Child

Press Release From Seth Banks – District Attorney, 24th Judicial District Boone, NC – On March 5, 2018, Ryan Neil Hicks was sentenced on one count of Second Degree Murder, one … Read more

March 2018 To Come “In Like A Lion”

It appears March will come in like a lion, as February ends after a roller coaster of temperatures. Weather folklore states that if March comes in like a lion it … Read more

2018 App State Football Schedule Announced

BOONE, N.C. – Four Sun Belt foes and two non-conference teams will travel to The Rock this fall, highlighting the 2018 schedule for the two-time reigning Sun Belt Champion Appalachian … Read more

NCDOT Upgrading Six Eastern Mountain Bridges

NORTH WILKESBORO – The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded two contracts to replace a total of six bridges in eastern mountain counties. Blythe Development of Charlotte has been awarded a … Read more

Crime Stoppers Seeks Help With Larcenies

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: During the early morning hours of December 30, 2017, vehicles were broken into at … Read more