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  • Prescribed Burn Planned for Grandfather Ranger District Thursday January 29

    Updated: Jan 28, 2015 @ 1:53pm EST

    The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, on Thursday, … Continue reading

    Prescribed Burn Planned for Grandfather Ranger District

    Updated: Jan 27, 2015 @ 5:00pm EST

    The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, on Wednesday, … Continue reading

    January 26-30 2015 Traffic Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Jan 28, 2015 @ 7:32am EST

    Monday January 26, 2015 6:30am – no reported travel issues. No traffic impacts, limited construction ops on 321 in Blowing … Continue reading

    High Country Residents Traveling Northeast Be Prepared For Record Snowfall & Blizzard Conditions

    Updated: Jan 26, 2015 @ 8:44pm EST

    High Country residents with travel plans to the northeast this week are advised to be aware of possible record-breaking snowfall. … Continue reading

    WataugaRoads.com Reaches Nearly Half A Million Views In 2014

    Updated: Jan 24, 2015 @ 9:32pm EST

    WataugaRoads.com is proud to announce reaching nearly a half a million views in 2014 for the second consecutive year. In … Continue reading

    January 24-25, 2015 Traffic Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Jan 24, 2015 @ 4:28pm EST

    Saturday January 24, 2015 3pm – Deckhill Road is Boone is closed due to an accident and slick conditions. *UPDATE* … Continue reading

    Boone Police Release Information On Fatal 105 Wreck

    Updated: Jan 23, 2015 @ 1:35pm EST

    On January 22, at approximately 7:35 PM, Boone Police, Fire, and Watauga Medics responded to a motor vehicle collision involving … Continue reading

    Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain & Rain All Possible This Weekend

    Updated: Jan 23, 2015 @ 5:45pm EST

    Winter weather returns to the High Country for Friday and the weekend. Snow, sleet, and freezing rain are all possible … Continue reading

    Brining Operations Underway In Parts of Northwestern NC

    Updated: Jan 23, 2015 @ 5:41pm EST

    NCDOT crews are working hard to keep roads safe for motorists in advance of another storm system that could bring snow, sleet, and … Continue reading

    Prescribed Burn Planned for Grandfather Ranger District

    Updated: Jan 20, 2015 @ 7:28pm EST

    The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a 255-acre prescribed burn in the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, by … Continue reading

    January 19-23, 2015 Traffic Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Jan 24, 2015 @ 3:56pm EST

    Monday January 19 2:35pm – Expect delays on 194 in the S curve between Valle Crucis & Matney due to … Continue reading

    A Look At The New Intersection On Highway 321 In Blowing Rock

    Updated: Jan 19, 2015 @ 5:58pm EST

    A new intersection on highway 321 in Blowing Rock at US 321 Business/Main Street/US 221 is expected to open soon. … Continue reading

    Northern Portion Of 321 Near Chetola To Be Closed Two Days Next Week For Paving Work

    Updated: Jan 15, 2015 @ 11:41pm EST

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation is planning to close the northern portion of Main Street between the Chetola entrance … Continue reading

    Blue Ridge Electric Ready to Respond if Severe Weather Causes Outages

    Updated: Jan 13, 2015 @ 5:02pm EST

    Employees of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation are prepared to respond and are on high alert for the winter weather … Continue reading

    Facebook Announces Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing Children

    Updated: Jan 13, 2015 @ 3:08pm EST

    On Tuesday Facebook announced a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to send AMBER Alerts to … Continue reading

    NCDOT Urges Motorists to Use Caution as Freezing Rain Moves into Region

    Updated: Jan 13, 2015 @ 12:32pm EST

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews are prepared as the latest round of winter weather, this time in the form of … Continue reading

    Town of Boone Warns of Water Scam

    Updated: Jan 13, 2015 @ 12:18pm EST

    In the last few days, three Town of Boone commercial water customers have received phone calls from someone claiming to … Continue reading

    January 12-16, 2015 Travel Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Jan 16, 2015 @ 8:44am EST

    Monday January 12 No traffic impacts, limited construction ops on 321 in Blowing Rock today due to weather. Call 828-964-3260 … Continue reading

    January 9-11 2015 Picture Round Up

    Updated: Jan 11, 2015 @ 9:09pm EST

    A collection of photos from the WataugaRoads.com social media outlets over the weekend. Sunset over Scarecrow Farm, January 9. Photo: … Continue reading

    January 8, 2015 Enters Record Book For Cold Temperature

    Updated: Jan 10, 2015 @ 8:27pm EST

    January 8, 2015, has officially become the fourth coldest for that date in Watauga County. With an official reading of … Continue reading

    New River Light and Power Warns Of Scam

    Updated: Jan 10, 2015 @ 8:29pm EST

    New River Light and Power is warning their customers about telephone calls from a person claiming to be a contractor … Continue reading

    Boone Police Concludes Anna Smith Case as Suicide

    Updated: Jan 8, 2015 @ 10:54pm EST

    *Note – Because WataugaRoads.com covered this due to a heavily-traveled road in Boone shut down at the time, here is … Continue reading

    Thursday January 8, 2014 Conditions/Reports

    Updated: Jan 8, 2015 @ 1:07pm EST

    6:35am – no reported issues with roads this morning. However be mindful of possible slick spots especially on secondary roads. … Continue reading

    Blue Ridge Electric Asks Members to Conserve

    Updated: Jan 8, 2015 @ 11:06pm EST

    At the request of its wholesale power provider, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is asking members to voluntarily reduce electricity … Continue reading

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