From a press release: The Appalachian District Health Department will be launching a new brand and logo that better represents our commitment to care for our community through service to our patients and our community.

UNC System President Margaret Spellings continued her tour of ASU Tuesday, and ended with a meeting with local media at the Holmes Convocation Center.

Numerous media sources report State Sen. Dan Soucek (R-Boone) resigned from office effective April 8.

A secluded stretch of Ashe County became North Carolina’s 60th Scenic Byway last week at the monthly N.C. Board of Transportation meeting.

Watauga High School invites you to the stage production of “Mary Poppins”, this year’s spring musical.

The formal opening of Watauga County's Brookshire Park Greenway will be Monday April 18th at 4pm, and all are invited.

"Southern Justice" will return for a third season on National Geographic Channel on Wednesday, April 20th at 9 PM. Viewers will have another season to explore the dangerous and challenging world of protecting and serving in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

UNC System President Margaret Spellings spoke yesterday at the Site Dedication for Appalachian’s new Beaver College of Health Sciences.

Hardin Park School’s Parent Teacher Organization, along with school faculty, individual parents, and other supporters have raised about $145,000 for the installation of a new playground to make outdoor play more accessible for children with disabilities.

Watauga County now operates an on-site household hazardous waste collection facility, as of April 2016.

The Avery County Sheriff’s Office has charged Jason Allan Laws of Morganton with three felony charges, including two counts of felonious larceny of a vehicle, and one count of felonious breaking and entering.