Friday Afternoon Drift Smoke Moves Into The Area

Friday Afternoon Drift Smoke Moves Into The Area

High Country residents and visitors are noticing the appearance of drift smoke in the area this afternoon. The smoke is coming from the White Creek Fire in the Linville Gorge. As … Read more…

White Creek Fire Over 4300 Acres, 80% Contained

White Creek Fire Over 4300 Acres, 80% Contained

Firefighters completed burnout operations on the White Creek fire yesterday, increasing containment to 80%. The fire, which was reported Thursday March 16th, is burning near Shortoff Mountain at the south … Read more…

White Creek Fire 1,750 Acres, 30% Contained

White Creek Fire 1,750 Acres, 30% Contained

NEBO, N.C., March 21, 2017- Firefighters conducted burnout operations again today on the White Creek Fire, increasing containment to 30%. The fire, which was reported Thursday March 16th, is burning … Read more…

White Creek Fire Over 1300 Acres, 20% Contained

White Creek Fire Over 1300 Acres, 20% Contained

NEBO, N.C., March 20, 2017- Firefighters conducted burnout operations this afternoon to reduce fuels and buffer firelines on the White Creek Fire. The fire, which was reported Thursday, is burning … Read more…

March 20-24, 2017 Traffic Reports

March 20-24, 2017 Traffic Reports

Monday March 20 Flagging/lane closures today on 321 in Blowing Rock from Greenhill Rd to Rocky Knob Rd. EXPECT DELAYS! 10:11am – Accident on 421 near Stoney Fork Road. Expect … Read more…

Reported Flu Deaths Climb To 110 Statewide

Reported Flu Deaths Climb To 110 Statewide

RALEIGH, N.C. – Twenty flu deaths were reported in North Carolina for the week ending March 11, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. While flu … Read more…

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