A meeting of the Town of Boone Community Appearance Commission will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Planning and Inspections Upstairs - Conference Room located at 680 W. King Street. On the agenda is Discussion of The Marketplace – Mixed Use Project, Wellness District Standards, and the Downtown Appearance Standards.

Watauga High School graduate Grace Bowling of Boone and Asheville has been chosen as one of six students to receive Appalachian State University’s Wilson Scholarship, the university’s most prestigious merit-based scholarship, which provides full-ride educations at Appalachian.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Daren Bruce as the new superintendent at Wilkes Correctional Center in North Wilkesboro.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute held a ceremony and reception on Wednesday to formally dedicate the Kenneth A. Boham Building.

High Country residents have noticed survey crews working recently in the intersection of Blowing Rock Road/321 and Highway 105.

Boone Police have released the name of the man who died in Tuesday’s accident involving a moped and a tractor trailer truck at the intersection of US Highway 421 and NC 194 near Newmarket Center in Boone.

There are several Memorial Day Ceremonies on Monday.

A Kinston man many folks have probably never heard of will be a recipient of the North Carolina Heritage Award Wednesday night in Raleigh.

With the Memorial Day Holiday coming up, expect a lot of people on the highways, encouraged by some of the lowest gas prices in a decade.

Blue Ridge Parkway officials report receiving fresh leads after the release of a sketch Monday night of a male suspect who assaulted a female hiker May 12 near Craggy Gardens.