Final Week Of 2017 To Be Cold And Possibly Wintry

Bitter cold, along with the possibility of wintery conditions, will be the weather story as 2017 comes to a close. It’s not currently known how much, or if, we could … Read more

NWS Alert: Slippery Conditions To Develop Before Midnight

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>020-WVZ042>044-507-508-250500- Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe- Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath- Mercer-Summers-Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier- Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell, Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, … Read more

2017-18 Holiday Government Closings

Below is a list of Federal, State, County and Town office holiday closings. The list will be updated as needed. Town of Boone offices – Dec 25, 26 & 27  … Read more

Boone Police Warning Of Fake $100 Bills Being Used Locally

The Boone Police Department have received multiple recent reports of counterfeit $100 bills being used at local businesses. The Department is reminding the public to scrutinize bills and call 911 … Read more

Local Insurance Agency Owner And Realtor Passes

Former classmates, friends, clients and family members are mourning the unexpected loss of a local business woman this week. Wendy Green, owner and operator of Wendy Green Allstate Insurance Agency, passed … Read more

Wildfire in McDowell County Fully Contained

NEBO, NC, December 20, 2017- Rain overnight aided firefighters on the Coxes Creek no. 7 fire in McDowell County, which is now 100% contained. The fire increased to approximately 200 … Read more

Firefighters Respond to Wildfire in McDowell County

NEBO, NC, December 19, 2017- Firefighters are working to contain a 30-acre wildfire burning on the Grandfather Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest. The Coxes Creek #7 Fire was reported … Read more

SBI Develops New Hand-held Fingerprint Technology

The State Bureau of Investigation has deployed a mobile fingerprint scanning application for local and state law enforcement officers that instantly searches state and national databases for a positive identification. … Read more

Don’t Wreck the Holidays. Drive Safe and Sober

RALEIGH – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, unless you are drunk driving. The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with law enforcement across the state … Read more

Town Of Boone 2017 Christmas Parade Cancelled

Due to a Winter Storm Warning for the area through Saturday afternoon, and for the safety of those involved, the Town of Boone has cancelled the Christmas Parade for Saturday. … Read more

NCDOI:Changes to Medicare Part A and B for 2018

RALEIGH — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have announced the changes to Medicare Parts A and B for 2018. Each year, Medicare costs are reexamined to determine if changes … Read more

December 4-8, 2017 Traffic Reports

Monday December 4 6:44pm – Accident – In the area of 1773 NC Highway 194 North just past Howard’s Creek Road. Tuesday December 5 9:30am – Accident – 105 near … Read more