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The North Carolina Highway Patrol has provided additional details concerning an accident back on June 8th on US 221.

Watauga High School and Cove Creek Elementary have received NC Green Schools of Excellence awards.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, June 20, 5:30 p.m., in the Watauga County Administration Building, 814 W. King St., Boone.

“Whosoever will may come.”

For 93 years, these words have welcomed one and all to Singing on the Mountain, a free gospel music festival set in MacRae Meadows at the base of Grandfather Mountain.

The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests have announced that forest visitors have until July 19 to submit contact information to a ranger district office to participate in the lottery to receive a ginseng harvest permit this year.

A Facebook group calling itself Brighten Watauga is inviting folks to help brighten the county in a special way.

The Hunger and Health Coalition has a new van, thanks to Modern Ford of Boone and Blood Sweat and Gears.

The Boone Town Council approved the 2017-18 fiscal year budget by a vote of 4 to 1 Thursday evening.

Dr. Marie Huff has been named dean of the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University.

Champion Media announced Wednesday it has purchased the Jefferson Post newspaper, along with a number of others.