Monday evening the Boone Town Council and Boone Planning Commission hosted a public hearing seeking input on a proposed mixed-use project at 302 W. King Street in Boone.

At the Boone Town Council meeting Thursday night, Dr. Susan McCracken was honored for her work on the Boone Planning Commission as well as at ASU.

Taylor Marsh has been named the new Watauga County Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Coordinator. Marsh takes over for Steve Suddreth who retired December 31st.

Sierra Nevada Brewery has announced a voluntary recall of select 12-ounce bottles of beer that may contain a small glass packaging flaw.

Johnson City Police arrested a Boone, N.C. man on aggravated burglary charges last Wednesday.

Several Boone business were vandalized over the weekend with graffiti.

Mitchell County detectives have arrested three people in connection to incidents in Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties.

At Thursday’s Boone Town Council meeting, Town Manager John Ward announced that a notice to proceed has been given for the Town’s raw water intake project.

Listen to High Country Radio News as broadcast Thursday January 19th.