Town of Boone Water Intake Project Update #12

*Town of Boone Press Release* On Feb. 13, 2017 the Harper Corporation and Garney Construction Company, Inc. were provided with the Notice to Proceed on the Boone Water Line, Water … Read more

AppalCART Adds Bus While Overhauling Fleet

Article by David Jackson/Boone Area Chamber of Commerce  AppalCART is finalizing delivery on an aggressive bus replacement program that will see a more than a third of the current fleet swapped … Read more

Reporting Potholes In North Carolina

NCDOT – While snow and ice from the recent winter storms has melted, one of the side effects drivers may now encounter is increased potholes in roadways. Potholes are common … Read more

Fees For DMV Hearings Started January 1, 2018

Starting at the first of the year the North Carolina DMV started collecting state-mandated fees for administrative hearings. This legislation affects 19 administrative hearing types that review the revocation or … Read more

Winter Weather Advisory from Tuesday 2/6/2018 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST for Watauga County, Ashe County.

Radar valid at 817 pm EST, Feb 5th 2018 NCZ001-018-VAZ007-009-015-WVZ042-043-508-060900- /O.NEW.KRNK.WW.Y.0008.180206T1000Z-180206T1700Z/ Ashe-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Grayson-Mercer-Summers- Western Greenbrier- Including the cities of West Jefferson, Boone, Tazewell, Marion, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Bluefield, Hinton, Hix, … Read more

NCDOT Proposes Drone-Based Medical Supply Delivery

RALEIGH – A drone may save your life someday. The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation has submitted a proposal to be a part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s … Read more

Four Arrested In Avery County On Drug Charges

The Newland Police Department in Avery County has announced the arrest of four people on multiple drug charges. On January 25, 2018 the department, with assistance from the Avery County … Read more

Gas Prices In The Carolinas Remain On The Rise

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 29, 2018) – Prices at the pump continue to climb across the nation and in the Carolinas. At $2.46, North Carolina’s average is up two cents from … Read more