Firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service are responding to a wildfire burning near Shortoff Mountain.

During the Boone Town Council meeting Thursday evening, Town Manager John Ward gave Council and update on the Boone Water Intake project.

Two Newland Police officers have announced their resignations.

Avery County Manager Tim Greene will be resigning from county service at the end of April.

Wings Air Rescue is now authorized to transport patients to North Carolina hospitals.

An Ashe County man has been arrested on multiple drug charges.

The new Boone Publix grocery store will be opening Wednesday April 5th.

The Avery County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting to name an interim County Manager.

After 47 years of production, the N.C. Forest Service’s Linville River Nursery in Crossnore will cease operations June 30.