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Controlled burn planned over the next week in Burke County

Last Updated on February 29, 2024 3:41 pm Nebo, NC, February 29, 2024 – The U.S. Forest Service is planning a 2300-acre prescribed burn on the Grandfather Ranger District in Burke County, near the McDowell county line, in the coming week to reduce the risk of wildfires. This burn is in the Dobson Knob unit located 5.5 …

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Winter Weather Advisory for Avery County for Friday March 1, 2024

Last Updated on February 29, 2024 3:25 pm NCZ033-010400-/O.NEW.KGSP.WW.Y.0006.240301T1200Z-240302T0000Z/Avery-Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, and Newland300 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM ESTFRIDAY… * WHAT…Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of fivehundredths to one tenth of an inch. A dusting of snow could …

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Winter Weather Advisory for Watauga for Friday March 1, 2024

Last Updated on February 29, 2024 3:18 pm NCZ018-010400-/O.NEW.KRNK.WW.Y.0008.240301T1200Z-240302T0000Z/Watauga-Including the city of Boone242 PM EST Thu Feb 29 2024 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM ESTFRIDAY… * WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Ice accumulations of up toone tenth of an inch. * WHERE…Watauga County. * WHEN…From 7 AM to 7 PM EST …

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Parent and child struck by a vehicle in Boone Wednesday night

Last Updated on February 29, 2024 10:07 am Boone, NC – On Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 7:20 pm, members of the Boone Police Department, Boone Fire Department, and Watauga Medics responded to the area of Blowing Rock Road and Rivers Street for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. During the investigation, it was …

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Methamphetamine Trafficker arrested by Watauga Sheriff’s Office, SBI & Lenoir Police

Last Updated on February 29, 2024 7:05 am Sheriff L.D. Hagaman announced on February 27, 2024, around 4:30 pm, Narcotic Detectives and Patrol with the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office, NC SBI and Lenoir Police Department made an arrest on a Methamphetamine Trafficker.  Stillman Curtis Kellum, age 55, of Vilas was arrested and charged with Trafficking methamphetamine by possession greater than 400 …

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Fatal ATV accident in Boone today

Last Updated on February 28, 2024 3:38 pm The Watauga County Sheriff's Office, Boone Fire Department, and Watauga Medics responded to a tragic ATV accident earlier today at 318 North Woods Drive in Boone, according to a Watauga County Sheriff's Office report. The accident claimed the life of the individual operating the ATV. “Our hearts …

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Special Weather Statement for Avery County, NC – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Last Updated on February 28, 2024 1:58 pm NCZ033-048>050-053-501-503-505-281930-Buncombe NC-McDowell Mountains NC-Yancey NC-Caldwell Mountains NC-Burke Mountains NC-Avery NC-Madison NC-Mitchell NC-156 PM EST Wed Feb 28 2024 …STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NORTH CENTRAL MCDOWELL…SOUTHEASTERN MADISON…MITCHELL…NORTHWESTERN CALDWELL…AVERY…NORTH CENTRAL BUNCOMBE…YANCEY AND NORTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTIESTHROUGH 230 PM EST… At 155 PM EST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms alonga …

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Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute announces new 911 Communications and Operations partner program with Richmond Community College 

Last Updated on February 28, 2024 1:44 pm Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and Richmond Community College have announced a new partnership program for local students. The 911 Communications and Operations Program partnership will allow students in our area to complete their general education courses at CCC&TI and then complete their remaining program requirements …

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