Horn Ave Closed This Week

On Monday morning Horn Ave (leading to Horn In The West from 105ext) was closed due to construction work. A town officials tell us that it will be closed for … Read more…

Strong Storms Possible Today

After a cloudy/foggy start to the day we could be in for more heavy rain later today. The National Weather Service is advising of “THERE IS A THREAT OF STRONG … Read more…

Saturday Night Sunday Morning Flooding

Heavy rains overnight lead to flooding  in Watauga County and across the High Country. Our facebook and twitter pages received reports of  flooding in many locations, including the ASU campus. … Read more…

New Log Requirements For Teen Drivers

NCDMV has posted on its website two new driving logs that teen drivers will be required to complete under the state’s graduated licensing program beginning January 1, 2012. The logs … Read more…

Welcome

Welcome to the newest and ONLY resource of its kind for High Country motorist and travelers. This site has been created after the tremendous success of our facebook page, which … Read more…

Oak Street Repaved

via twitter “They finally paved this road(Oak st). The pavement is still hot. @WataugaRoads”

ASU Football Traffic Info

According to goasu.com there are a couple of changes for home game #2 ***NEW*** • Postgame traffic on Stadium Drive will be two-lane egress to Rivers Street. There will not … Read more…

ASU Football Traffic Info

With the first home game of the ASU Football season Boone will once again see major influx of traffic this weekened. Here are some items once the game is over … Read more…

Rainfall Forecast

The rainfall forecast from the National Weather Service on Labor Day morning.

Flood Potential This Week

The National Weather Service is forecasting the High Country is in a moderate risk of flooding from the rain of a cold front to our west and Tropical Storm Lee. … Read more…

Training To Close Local DMV Offices

Two local DMV office, and 8 total in western NC, will be closed for a one-day training session either Monday, Sept. 12 or on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The closures will … Read more…

Virginia Earthquake Felt In The High Country

***For more information about the history of earthquakes in the High Country visit High Country Earthquake History page*** *Update Sunday Aug 28, 2011* 10 earthquakes (including aftershocks) in Virginia from … Read more…

Portion of Howard Street Now One Way

Howard Street between Depot and Water, in Boone, is now one way as of this week. Travelers now have to enter from the Depot Street side. The other direction lane … Read more…

Possible Bridge Work in Silverstone

A comment to our facebook page left word that DOT has Silverstone Road in Vilas closed for bridge work. Detour onto 321 then right onto old 421. We’re working on … Read more…

194 update

194 between Valle Crucis and Matney/Banner Elk will not be open by the time school starts back on Wednesday. NCDOT closed a section of the road, from Tom Shook Road … Read more…