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.

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

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, after meeting in closed session, voted to direct Attorney David Pokela to file a brief on behalf of Watauga County Planning Director Joe Furman in support of his decision of the revocations of permits for the Maymead Asphalt Plant Project.