Motorcycle Helmet Laws Debated

*Original article posted March 13, 2013, updated April 9, 2013* Several states, including North Carolina, are debating a change to their motorcycle helmet laws. A … Read more

Zionville Resident Arrested On Meth Charges

On March 15, 2013, narcotics detectives from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office located and seized a methamphetamine laboratory at the residence of 9593 US Hwy … Read more

8 Arrested On Federal Warrants

On Wednesday February 27th, 2013. Deputies from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and Agents from the US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement … Read more

ASU Police To Conduct Tactical Training

ASU Police will conduct tactical training March 11 and 13 on campus. The dates coincide with the university’s spring break. It’s possible that you might … Read more

Van Arson On ASU Campus

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Appalachian State University Police Department seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On February 27, 2013 at … Read more

Blue Ridge Linemen Restore Tuesday Outages

Linemen with Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation had power fully restored by 6:30 p.m. after Tuesday’s icy weather caused trees to fall on power lines … Read more

Subject Arrested for Weapon Violations

On February 16, 2013, just after 6:00 AM, Boone Police Officers and Watauga County Sheriff’s Officers responded to 451 Yosef Drive in reference to reports … Read more

SCAM ALERT for Avery County Citizens

According to Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye there have been 3 reported cases within the past ten days of people receiving a Payment Pending Memorandum … Read more