The UNC Board of Governors approved 2016-2017 salary increases for 16 UNC-system chancellors Friday.

It’s August 1st and two well known High Country leaders begin retirement today.

Heavy rain from nearly stationary storms yesterday resulted in the National Weather Service issuing Flash Flood Warnings for parts of Watauga and Avery County.

A federal appeals court ruled that a North Carolina law illegally targeted minorities with tougher ballot access rules, such as requiring photo identification to vote. 

Beech Mountain plans to begin upgrades to its water system within the next 30 to 45 days.

Fire crews from multiple departments responded to a structure fire and report of an explosion Thursday afternoon in the 3900 block of Peoria Road in the Sugar Grove area.

Boone Town Council held a special meeting Wednesday and voted 3 to 1 to allow town staff to enter into negotiations with Garney Companies Inc on the Division Four pipeline portion of the town’s water intake project.

A storm may have caused a power outage Tuesday night.

An inmate walked away from a DOT work crew in Wilkes County. 

An accident on Highway 105 South Monday evening had traffic backed up for some time.