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Areal Flood Advisory For for Watauga & Ashe Until 7:30pm – Friday August 17, 2018 

TRAFFIC ALERT 2:07pm Thursday Aug 16 – scanner reports of a power line, maybe other lines down, on 105 on Rock Crusher Hill after a dump truck hooked it. Expect possible delays in that area.

Boone Among Locations For New NC Emergency Management Low-Cost Flood Gauges

Traffic Alert Wednesday Aug 15, 2018  – Paving on 105 in Foscoe, down to one lane, expect delays.

Deceased Female Found In An Apartment On Terrace Lane, Boone Police Investigating

2.4 Magnitude Earthquake Measured Between Blowing Rock & Lenoir On Sunday Morning

TBI Top Ten Most Wanted Man Arrested In Avery County

TRAFFIC ALERT Friday Aug 10 – Paving and concrete work around the new Health Sciences building. Delays on Deerfield and State Farm roads.

Road Closed: Portion of Tracy Circle At The Intersection of Buena Vista Drive 

Long Time Local Lawyer & Civic Leader Stacy C. Eggers, Jr. Passes 

Mountain City TN Man Sought, Added To TBI Top Ten Most Wanted 

TRAFFIC ALERT 2:32pm Wednesday Aug 8 – Wreck – in the area of D&B Mini Mart on 421 in Zionville. Expect delays.

TRAFFIC ALERT 2:14pm Wednesday Aug 8 – 421 northbound at the bottom of Wilkes Mountain is closed due to a heavy equipment wreck. Expect major delays in that area.

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Radar valid at 808 pm EDT, Aug 7th 2018

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NCZ001-018-080045-
Ashe-Watauga-
804 PM EDT TUE AUG 7 2018…A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT
WATAUGA AND SOUTH CENTRAL ASHE COUNTIES…Until 845 PM EDT.At 803 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Sugar Grove,
moving southeast at 20 mph.Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.Locations impacted include…
Boone…
Blowing Rock…
Beech Mountain…
Foscoe…
and Sugar Grove.This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

TRAFFIC ALERT – Major congestion on King Street in the area of Bill’s Garage, road down to one lane. Not sure currently how long it will be that way.

Wreck on 105 in Foscoe at Clubhouse Drive. Expect delays.

Wreck – area of Earl Lyons Road and 105bypass – rollover – Expect possible delays in that area.

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT – Poplar Grove Road 105 Side To Be Closed Aug 6-10, 2018

Boone Police Investigating Death of a Man in Brookshire Park

Record Number of Children Attend Back 2 School Festival: 1150 Receive Backpacks, 900 Pairs of Shoes

TRAFFIC ALERT Friday Aug 3 – 9:20am – Wreck – rollover – 4000 block of 421 in Deep Gap. Expect delays in that area.

Flood WarningExtended Until 5:45pm Today – Friday August 3, 2018

Funeral Services Announced For Allen Trivette, Long Time Business Owner & Former County Commissioner 

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT – Poplar Grove Road 105 Side To Be Closed Aug 6-10, 2018

Update – Boone Police announce arrest in weekend chase