Grandfather Mountain Mourns The Loss of Jim Morton

Grandfather Mountain Mourns The Loss of Jim Morton

On April 1, 2017, Grandfather Mountain lost one of its most devoted champions. James McKay Morton, chairman of the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation board of directors, conservationist, trailblazer, photographer and … Read more…

April 3-7 2017 Traffic Reports

April 3-7 2017 Traffic Reports

Monday April 3 No construction project related traffic impacts currently scheduled today on 321 in Blowing Rock. 2:06pm – Accident in the area of 105 & Broadstone Road. Expect possible … Read more…

Notable Passing: Jim Morton Grandfather Mountain Heir Passes

Notable Passing: Jim Morton Grandfather Mountain Heir Passes

WataugaRoads.com and WataugaOnline.com has learn of the passing of Jim Morton. Morton, son of Grandfather Mountain developer Hugh Morton and a founding member of the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation Board of … Read more…

White Creek Fire Fully Contained, Closure Lifted

White Creek Fire Fully Contained, Closure Lifted

NEBO, N.C., March 28, 2017- Rain over the weekend provided much needed relief for firefighters on the White Creek Fire and local area residents. The fire is now 100% contained … Read more…

Boone Police Investigating Unattended Death

Boone Police Investigating Unattended Death

According to Boone Police, at approximately 1:30am Monday morning, Boone Police officers responded to 165 Herring Loop for an unattended death.  The decedent, James Luther Guy, age 53 of Boone, … Read more…

March 27-31, 2017 Traffic Reports

March 27-31, 2017 Traffic Reports

Monday March 27 Various construction operations continue today on 321 in Blowing Rock but with current weather conditions, no flagging/lane closures are scheduled at this time. 4:24pm – Overturned dump … Read more…

Friday Afternoon Drift Smoke Moves Into The Area

Friday Afternoon Drift Smoke Moves Into The Area

High Country residents and visitors are noticing the appearance of drift smoke in the area this afternoon. The smoke is coming from the White Creek Fire in the Linville Gorge. As … Read more…