Weekend Storm Update For March 24-25, 2018

4:25 pm Saturday March 24 Storm Update – We are not out of the woods yet as attention shifts from snow to ice. In a Saturday afternoon update NWS says, … Read more

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 ResortCams.com. 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