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…

Power Lines Down 194/Perkinsville Drive

ALERT: power lines at the intersection of 194 Perkinsville Drive are down per scanner information, after a truck hit a power pole in that area.

321 traffic into and out of Tennessee

321 traffic into and out of Tennessee: starting this week TDOT has the road closed at Elk Mill General Store (Elk River) to replace a bridge. According to the TDOT … Read more…