Watauga, Ashe and Avery County Schools wrap up the school year this week.

President Donald Trump recently released his budget proposal which includes additional funds for the fight against opiod abuse. Potentially good news for the area.


On Saturday June 10, 2017 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm at Watauga High School, the Watauga High School Marine Corps JROTC will coordinate a car wash and bake sale fund raising event to benefit WHS student and cadet Alex Weaver and the Weaver family.

Blue Ridge Energy recently energized a very important reliability and capacity project as identified in the cooperative’s long range planning to meet the needs of its members in southern Watauga County for reliable electricity.

Virginia Falck has resigned from her position as the Town of Boone’s downtown development coordinator.

Despite a number of recent changes that have brought on some concerns of patients, The Community Care Clinic remains open for business.

There was a wide spread power outage this morning that affected a large part of Avery County.