Watauga County Newswire (Page 4)

Watauga County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Watauga County, NC. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 80 of 2,059 in Watauga County, NC

  1. Flood Advisory Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WSOCTV

    NCC189-220330- Watauga NC- 528 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018 The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina... * Until 1130 PM EDT Monday * At 525 PM EDT, earlier slow moving thunderstorms producing an additional 1-2 inches of rain have contributed to rises on several rivers and streams in the western and central portions of Watauga County. The gage on the Watauga River at Sugar Grove has risen above minor flood stage of 6.0 feet, which floods Watauga River Road at that stage.

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  2. Flooding continues with more rain on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... thunderstorms rolled through the area. Scanner traffic reported a number of mudslides in the Zionville area. Watauga County Sheriff's Office dispatchers stated there were mudslides located in the 900 block and 1200 block of Silverstone Road as well ...

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  3. Duo accused of robbing man at knife-point, crashing into home running from policeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WBTV

    ... as 39-year-old Marlon Tyrick Horton, ran into the woods. With the help of other Boone officers and a Watauga County Sheriff's K9, he was taken into custody hiding in a nearby culvert. Price was charged with felonious robbery with a dangerous weapon, ...

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  4. Two charged with armed robbery, other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... to report an accident; and misdemeanor resist, obstruct or delay a public officer. Horton was taken before a Watauga County magistrate, where he was given a $100,000 secured bond pending a June 15 appearance in District Court. Ashley Lynn Price, 34, ...

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  5. A safe spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... eyes of the court. Along with working with drug court, Club 12's board meets once a month with Boone Police, Watauga County Sheriff's Office, the housing department, Hospitality House, local property owners and other stakeholders to see what's going ...

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  6. US 221 closed 'indefinitely' between Blowing Rock and LinvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    U.S. Highway 221 is closed "indefinitely" at a point in Avery County - between Blowing Rock and Linville -due to a washout of the road in Avery County, Watauga County Fire Marshal Taylor Marsh confirmed. The washout is among many damages to area roads amid significant rainfall that fell late this week, especially on Friday.

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  7. Terri Hodges named Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Watauga County Schools Superintendent Scott Elliott congratulates Blowing Rock School teacher Terri Hodges on being named the WCS 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year during a ceremony at the school on Friday, May 11. Newly named Watauga County Teacher of the Year Terri Hodges, center, celebrates at Blowing Rock School with some student high fives. From left, Christian Hamilton, Sam Brandon, Axel Abu, Piper Harrison, Sarah Scheurer and Emma Knight.

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  8. Sweeney stands out at middle school meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Blowing Rock eighth-grader Gavin Sweeney doesn't seem to when it comes to participating in the high jump. Normally a distance runner, Sweeney decided he would give the high jump a try at the Watauga County Middle School Track and Field Championships held at Jack Groce Stadium on May 10. Sweeney had never done the high jump until Thursday.

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  9. Blue Ridge Energy plans $40M in upgrades for Watauga, Ashe countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... the second phase of the project, which stretches from U.S. 221 to U.S. 421 near the Rutherwood community in Watauga County. The second phase is targeted to begin in early 2020 and be completed by the end of 2020, depending on weather impacts, and ...

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  10. Beyond the blue lights: BPD hosts police forumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... to take his or her car home. He said this is common and is also practiced in surrounding agencies such as the Watauga County Sheriff's Office, Beech Mountain PD, Wilkesboro PD, Lenoir PD and law enforcement in Ashe and Avery counties. While some ...

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  11. A librarian in needRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... set up after receiving a kidney transplant. The two damaged kidneys are not taken out. Frequent visitors to Watauga County Public Library would recognize Randy Feimster. The 61-year-old circulation manager is a smiling face that offers help in a ...

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  12. HCSA hosts King of the Mountain tournament May 18-20Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    The tournament, which began in 2009 with 13 teams, will be spread across fields at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex, which is the home Appalachian State men's and women's soccer teams, Watauga County's Parks and Recreation games and HCSA games. King of the Mountain games will also be played at Watauga High School and Lees McRae College in Banner Elk.

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  13. Unidentified man allegedly takes walletRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public's assistance identifying a man who allegedly stole a wallet. At approximately 10 a.m. on March 29, an unknown man entered Macado's of Boone - located at 539 W. King St. The man reportedly then took an employee's wallet and exited the business, according to Boone Police.

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  14. Items allegedly stolen from Boone Mast by unidentified manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public's assistance in identifying a man who reportedly stole items from the Boone Mast General Store. Sometime around 3:30 p.m. on April 11, an unknown man entered Mast General Store - located at 630 W. King St. - and allegedly concealed several items of merchandise before leaving the premises, according to Boone Police.

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  15. Party with a Purpose benefits Children's Council May 20Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    In this 2016 photo, the provision of childcare makes it possible for a number of young mothers to attend classes offered by The Children's Council of Watauga County. Pictured with some of the participants' children are Bertie McKinney , Caroline Dollar and interns from ASU's social work department, Kristin Brooks, at left, and Kristen Schonover, far right.

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  16. Law enforcement search for reported stolen dirt bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff's Office are looking for a dirt bike reported stolen from the Sugar Grove/Bethel area. This black and red 2004 Honda CRF 80cc dirt bike was reportedly taken sometime from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 30. The dirt bike has distinctive decals of an "evil clown," and the clutch lever has been bent away from the handlebar, according to law enforcement.

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  17. Watauga tourism board eyes increased 2018-19 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... to $250,000, up from $200,000 in 2017-18. The increase comes as Watauga TDA Director Wright Tilley said the Watauga County Commissioners are looking to keep the 6.5-mile trail project - designed to link Boone and Blowing Rock along U.S. 321 - on the ...

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  18. Watauga votes no on sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... fiscal year, pending budget approval. Also in unofficial results, David Searcy - with 2,534 votes - won the Watauga County Sheriff Republican primary against Tim Holman (381 votes). Holman said he still plans to serve the community as a volunteer ...

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  19. Primary voting numbers up from 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    ... vote at Boone town chambers on Tuesday, May 8. Boone precincts didn't see much activity on Election Day. WATAUGA COUNTY - Voting totals remained low across Watauga County as voters cast their ballots in the 2018 North Carolina primary election. As ...

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  20. Todd Fire has first annual meeting after department restructuringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Watauga Democrat

    Members of the Todd Fire Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department board as of May 7 are: Joseph Miller, Debbie Norris, Sammye Sigmann, Frank Packard, Donnie Norris, Tommy Williams, Barry Stevens, Danny Hodges and Joe Cox. TODD - Todd community members attended the first annual Todd Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department board meeting since the department ceased operations last year and restructured.

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