Welcome to Newland North Carolina
We are the highest county seat in eastern america. We are a small town with big ideas on how to make life better for our citizens and visitors.
January 6, 2014
On Thursday January 2, 2014 Newland Police Department arrested Oscar Martin Cook III on a second charge of Murder. Cook was arrested after the death of Brandy Rose. The Newland Police Department and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation continue the investigation of both deaths.
December 29, 2013
On early Sunday morning December 29, 2013 at approximately 12:40 AM the Newland Police Department was dispatched to a domestic disturbance at 200 Summer Haven Street. Upon arrival officers located Ronald William Buchanan and Brandy Rose in the living room. Both Buchanan and Rose had been assaulted. Buchanan and Rose were transported to Cannon Hospital in Linville, NC. Buchanan died shortly after arriving at Cannon. Rose was transported to Johnson City Medical Center with life threatening injuries. The Newland Police Department arrested Oscar Martin Cook III for Murder and attempted first degree murder. Cook is being held at the Avery County Jail with bond to be set by a judge. The Newland Police Department would like to send their thanks to The Avery County Sheriffs Office, The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and all agencies that assisted with the investigation.