Boone Police are continuing to attempt to locate James Martin Roberts.

Boone Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.

MARS HILL, N.C., April 22, 2016 - The Silver Mine Fire grew overnight and is now estimated at 2,500 acres.

Former North Carolina Attorney General and Secretary of State Rufus Edmisten has donated $5,000 to help families pay attendance fees for the Mabel Elementary School Extended Learning Center (afterschool) program, marking the eighth year in a row he has made a substantial donation to support afterschool services for Mabel families.

A drainage improvement project is set to begin Monday in Watauga County.

Watauga High School students have been chosen to attend Governor’s School of North Carolina.

The Boone Town Council voted to send the latest design changes suggested for the Rivers Walk Project back to the Planning Council and place it on the agenda for a public hearing at the next Council meeting in May.

The wildfire in Carter County is mostly contained after burning for more than three days.

Starting Saturday, all calls made in the 336 area code region must use the 10-digit phone number when using a land-based or cellular phone.

The middle school Hardin Park Gold team came in a very close second in the regional Battle of the Books.