News

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 last week to adopt a resolution of support for a request from a group of local environmentalists to reopen the process for an air permit for a planned asphalt plant on Glendale School Road.

Avery County Sheriff’s detectives initiated an investigation into illegal online activity that led to an arrest in Christian County, KY.

The Boone Public Works Department will begin construction on the West King Street Sidewalk Enhancement Project after July 4, 2017.

Family members of two of 108 NCDOT employees killed while working to enhance the lives of travelers around the state, paid tribute Wednesday during a plaque dedication ceremony at the Interstate 85 North Davidson County rest area.

Blue Ridge Energy is sharing early information available from their wholesale power supplier, Duke Energy Carolinas, regarding how the cost impact of coal ash legislation and regulations will affect the cooperative.

An Appalachian State graduate has been appointed as the new director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The Western Youth Network announces the Sonny Sweet Scholarship Fund and a special event to raise money for the scholarship fund, called A Sweet High Country Salute. The event will take place August 24th at Harvest House of Boone.