On Thursday in Watauga County Superior Court, Kenneth Ransom Thompson, age 54, was convicted by jury of Second Degree Kidnapping, Assault on a Female, and Domestic Criminal Trespass.

Watauga County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an accident Friday morning in the area of US 321 North near the Cove Creek Store.

The NC Gravity Games competition is sponsored by Google and Appalachian State University (ASU).

Blowing Rock School Reading Intervention Specialist Dr. Laurie Nelson-Gill has been selected for Special Honors for the national Winslow Coyne Reitnouer Excellence in Teaching Award.

From a press release: The Appalachian District Health Department will be launching a new brand and logo that better represents our commitment to care for our community through service to our patients and our community.

The Watauga County Board of Education voted Monday April 11 to approve a preliminary budget.

UNC System President Margaret Spellings continued her tour of ASU Tuesday, and ended with a meeting with local media at the Holmes Convocation Center.

The 15th Annual  Adult Spelling Bee put on by the Boone Area Chamber Of Commerce was held Tuesday at Watauga High School.

A secluded stretch of Ashe County became North Carolina’s 60th Scenic Byway last week at the monthly N.C. Board of Transportation meeting.

Students at ASU have ended their occupation of the Dougherty Administration Building after the Chancellor Sheri Everts issued a statement opposing North Caroilna House Bill 2.

The formal opening of Watauga County's Brookshire Park Greenway will be Monday April 18th at 4pm, and all are invited.