Monday Morning Shooting Update

On March 12, 2012 Watauga County Sheriff’s Office received a report at 12:12 AM in reference to suspicious activity in the 700 Block of Howard’s Creek Road. Officers from the … Read more…

Crimestoppers Crime Of The Week

Watauga County Crimestoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On February 11, 2012 a white male entered Lowe’s Hardware in Boone and made a … Read more…

Rich Mountain Road Clean Up

On Saturday, March 3, at the first, “Rich Mountain Clean Up,” approximately 54 individuals showed to help clean up the road banks which have become littered with a variety of … Read more…

NC Speciality License Plate Changes Possible

*Audio & text versions of the story available* [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/39448715″ params=”show_comments=true&auto_play=false&color=ff7700″ width=”100%” height=”81″ iframe=”false” /] Could some specialty plates be on the way out in North Carolina? Last year the … Read more…

Howard’s Creek Road Accident

Delays around Howard’s Creek Road/Mulberry Cove Road, over turned vehicle is on fire- 7:45pm 7:50pm – a brush fire is also occurring due to the fire from the vehicle 9:40pm- … Read more…

Candidate For Local Office Charged With DWI

An arrest was made yesterday after a hit and run crash near the Convocation Center left a woman injured. Boone Police responded Thursday night to a report of two separate … Read more…

Iredell County Man Charged In Boone Break Ins

Boone Police have charged an Iredell County man in connection with 22 business Breaking and Entering cases. For the past several months Boone and other surrounding areas have experienced a … Read more…

105 Wreck

Accident in front of Troys Diner has traffic backed up going into Boone. 12:26pm

Meat Camp Road Bridge Replacement

N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Gene Conti has awarded a contract to replace the Meat Camp Road bridge over Meat Camp Creek in Meat Camp. The $597,448 contract was awarded … Read more…

Boone Walmart Robbery

Just before 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning March 7th and unknown man robbed the Walmart in Boone. Surveillance video shows the man, wearing a mask, enter the store and shop … Read more…

Severe Weather Awareness Week – Tornadoes

This week has been declared North Carolina Severe Weather Awareness Week for 2012. Tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent phenomena. The peak tornado season in North Carolina occurs in … Read more…

NC Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday

As part of Severe Weather Awareness week in North Carolina, the National Weather Service and local broadcasters will conduct a statewide tornado drill. The drill will be held at 9:30 … Read more…

Severe Weather Awareness Week – Lightning

This week has been declared North Carolina Severe Weather Awareness Week for 2012. Today’s topic will be lightning. Lightning occurs with all thunderstorms and is what defines a thunderstorm. Central … Read more…

Road/Snow Reports March 5

Some of the snow & road reports as they come into the facebook/twitter pages, text and email. 4:45am- via twitter “@WataugaRoads snow beginning to stick to roads along Hwy 105” … Read more…

Severe Weather Awareness Week in North Carolina

After one of the most active and deadly years in recent weather history, Gov. Bev Perdue declared March 4-10 Severe Weather Awareness Week in North Carolina and recommends that families … Read more…

Snow Reports

Snow now forecast after midnight with up to 2 inches possible through Monday afternoon for most of High Country. Up to 4 inches possible for parts of Johnson County TN … Read more…

Storm Prediction Center Storm Reports

During Friday’s outbreak of severe weather the Storm Prediction Center received over 700 reports from across the country. Nationally SPS received 97 tornado reports, 256 wind reports, 429 hail reports … Read more…

Southwestern NC Tornado Coverage

Here’s a collection of items from across the net on the coverage of the tornadoes that hit the southwestern portion of North Carolina on Friday night. *UPDATED 7:40 pm Tuesday … Read more…

Saturday March 3 Weather Updates

*Updated 12:05am Saturday* 12:05am – as the storms weaken, moving into our colder air, report updates will be filed Saturday morning or through the overnight if needed. 11:39pm – Tornado … Read more…

Friday Weather Updates

Updates added/updated as it becomes available. *Updated 12:07am Saturday* 12:05am – as the storms weaken, moving into our colder air, report updates will be filed Saturday morning on the Saturday … Read more…