Sunday March 25 Reports

Updated list of flooding or other conditions as they come in throughout the day. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from noon until midnight for portions of Virginia and … Read more

Boone Mall 321 Entrance Blocked

Per scanner information the entrance to the Boone Mall from 321 is being blocked off due to flooding – 4:20pm [mappress mapid=”47″]

Saturday Storms

12:30- already seeing storms firing off in Avery, Wilkes and Grayson County, Va 12:50pm – Storms entering western part of Watauga from the south now 12:51pm – New event. Severe … Read more

105 Wreck

9:40pm – Report of nasty accident on 105 at Hess (Wilco) gas station in town. Traffic being slightly detoured

Accident Bethel Road

Highway 321 is reportedly closed at Watauga River bridge to allow WINGS Air Rescue to respond to a wreck involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. The accident occurred at/near Bethel … Read more

Road Work/Projects March 19-23

*Updated Friday March 22* With spring officially here road work and projects around the area are starting to get into full swing. Here’s a day to day running list of … Read more

Traffic Accident 321

Accident at the Boone Mall stop light blocking all traffic headed towards Blowing Rock. – 4:05pm All of the area around the mall a real mess, accident at mall intersection/Blowing … Read more

Wednesday Weather Updates

Scattered storms starting to fire off in Ashe County right now – 2pm

NC DMV plans 3-D licenses, shorter wait times

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles plans to introduce a new electronic system for renewing and issuing licenses with features that include a laser-engraved 3-D photo of the driver. … Read more

Afternoon Weather Reports

Hail reports came into the Facebook page from Boone and Vilas in the 1 and 2 pm hours. Here’s a picture from Boone around 1:20pm Storms around Boone at 4:50pm, … Read more

Valle Crucis Rain Clouds

Clouds in Valle Crucis around 11:15am Boone 1:30pm

Blowing Rock Road Work

One lane on Blowing Rock Road near Blockbuster heading toward campus due to town of Boone working

194 Paving

Paving is taking place this week on some sections of 194 between Valle Crucis and Matney. According to a worker with Maymead they are planning to be on the job … Read more

Saturday Rainbows

The facebook and twitter pages received several rainbow pictures from Saturday afternoon. Here’s some of them. You can find more pictures from March here. Photo by James South Brookshire Road … Read more

Rock and Roll Emporium Theft

Watauga County Crimestoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: The two women pictured in the accompanying surveillance images are wanted for questioning in a … Read more

New NPLEx System Credited For Local Narcotics Bust

On Thursday, March 15, 2012 Officers from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit, the Boone Police Department Narcotics Unit, the NC State Bureau of Investigation, and Federal Agents … Read more

Blowing Rock Road Construction

One lane on 321 in Boone in front of Lifestore & Long Johns due to construction

Storm Pictures/Video March 15

Here’s just some of the great pics/video sent in today of the hail/thunderstorms in Watauga County. Hail on Shulls Mill Road, 6:30pm Hail video from Deep Gap *To open individual … Read more

Blowing Rock Road Construction

One lane on 321 in Boone in front of Lifestore & Long Johns due to construction