The Boone Town Council and Planning Commission held public hearings Monday on the proposed Rivers Walk and The Marketplace projects slated for Downtown Boone, and parking concerns were the main focus.

Two Rivers Community School, a K-8 public charter school in Boone, recently received the NC Green School of Quality award from the NC Green Schools Program, a non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in the state’s schools from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

Police in Wise County, Virginia are looking for a missing Teenage girl.

A $15,000 motorcycle, 34 firearms and other property reported stolen has been recovered and one arrest has been made in an investigation of recent thefts in Wilkes County.

On May 26, 2016, Narcotics Detective from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation seizing over 5 grams of Heroin. 

A Wellmont helicopter that went down in Johnson County Tennessee on Friday while transporting a patient has been taken to Smyrna, Tenn.

An accident on Highway 421 near the Watauga Wilkes County line sent one man to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday.

Today is election day in the special primary for this year’s congressional races and one seat on the N.C. Supreme Court.

On May 31, 2016, William F. Grubb was sentenced in Watauga County Superior Court.

Thursday, June 9th, the new bridge at the intersection of Chestnut Ridge Parkway and US Highway 321, near Blowing Rock, will be dedicated in honor of Grady and Reba Moretz, of Appalachian Ski Mountain.

Corey Pittman, a member of Mission Hospital's air ambulance team, suffered a heart attack Monday and died in Spruce Pine Hospital.