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

App State Clinches Sun Belt Title With Senior Day Win

*Press Release From Appalachian State Strategic Communications* BOONE, N.C. — The exercise became so repetitive, true freshman Thomas Hennigan began raising fingers to signify how many times he had scored. It … Read more

Avery County Schools Superintendent Steps Down

 Avery County Schools Superintendent Ken Townsend is stepping down, according to reports to In an email sent to the staff of Avery County Schools: “Good afternoon. I hope your … Read more

Don’t Be A Turkey – Buckle Up!

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with state and local law enforcement during the Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign, which runs now through Nov. … Read more

Recall: Outboard Seat 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey Vehicles

Honda of North America is recalling approximately 800,000 previous generation Odyssey vehicles, model years 2011-2017, in the United States to advise owners of the proper operation of the second row … Read more

Boone Police Prevent Man With Gun From Harming Himself

*Boone Police Department Press Release* Boone, NC – On November 17, 2017, at approximately 11:22 AM, a Boone Police Investigator and a North Carolina SBI Special Agent were following up at … Read more

Water Intake Project Update #9

*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

USDOT Releases 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released fatal traffic crash data for calendar year 2016. According to NHTSA data, which was collected from … Read more