With the Memorial Day Holiday coming up, expect a lot of people on the highways, encouraged by some of the lowest gas prices in a decade.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Daren Bruce as the new superintendent at Wilkes Correctional Center in North Wilkesboro.

The search for James Martin Roberts continues and Boone Police have determined through their investigation that there are periods of time when Martin’s whereabouts cannot be accounted for by his friends and roommates.

High Country residents have noticed survey crews working recently in the intersection of Blowing Rock Road/321 and Highway 105.

The proposed Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget for the Town of Boone has been prepared in accordance with the North Carolina Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act.

Boone Police have released the name of the man who died in Tuesday’s accident involving a moped and a tractor trailer truck at the intersection of US Highway 421 and NC 194 near Newmarket Center in Boone.

A Todd man and his dog escaped a vehicle fire on Railroad Grade Road Friday.

A Kinston man many folks have probably never heard of will be a recipient of the North Carolina Heritage Award Wednesday night in Raleigh.

The North Carolina Community College System State Board of Community Colleges has unanimously approved Dr. Mark Poarch as the new president of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

Blue Ridge Parkway officials report receiving fresh leads after the release of a sketch Monday night of a male suspect who assaulted a female hiker May 12 near Craggy Gardens.

There will be a fish fry beginning at 6 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. The cost is $5 a plate. For more information, please call,