U.S. News and World Reports’ annual Best College rankings have come out and Appalachian State made the list.

Rhiannon Giddens, from the band The Carolina Chocolate Drops based in Boone, has won the seventh annual Steve Martin Prize for banjo music.

After the State Board of Elections approved an early voting plan for Watauga County that included Legends on campus of ASU - if the university approved, - county elections board members Bill Aceto and Nancy Owen wrote letters to ASU Chancellor Sheri N. Everts supporting the use of Legends.

Appalachian State University has denied the Watauga County Board of Election's request to use the Legends building on campus as one of six early voting sites.

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has decided on an early voting plan for Watauga County.

The Lenoir Police Department’s Narcotics Unit has arrested Christopher Lee Mincer after search warrants resulted in the seizure of drugs.

The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office said Friday it’s charged five people in a February break-in case where more than $20,000 in property was stolen.

An Asheville man has been accused of killing his 6-year-old daughter on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

A female student at Appalachian State has reported she was sexually assaulted.

In a letter to the editor of High Country Press, Avery County School Superintendent David Burleson says that Avery County’s co-hort graduation rate is the best in the state.

The man charged in the deadly fire August 12 at Valle Landing said he admitted to his mother that he had set the fire because someone owed him money.