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

194 Valle Crucis to Matney/Banner Elk Update

As of this morning DOT opened one lane of highway 194, between Valle Crucis and Matney, with traffic flow being controlled by a traffic light. From a comment on our … 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

Tree Limb Knocks Out Power

A large tree limb knocked out power to over 1400 BREMCO members Friday morning around 7:30am. The limb fell on power lines at 4019 US Hwy 421 in the Vilas … 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 Blowing Rock-Lenoir Update

(From Blowing Rock News article)   By David Rogers. July 11, 2011. BLOWING ROCK — It looks like drivers through Blowing Rock will avoid any major inconvenience until next Spring, … Read more

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