News

Several accidents occurred yesterday, one resulted in someone being airlifted to hospital.

A wire fraud scheme has led to Appalachian State losing nearly two million dollars.

A new case of mumps was confirmed in Watauga County on May 11, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the county to four. The new case is in an Appalachian State University student.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners will hold  public hearings on the proposed county budget, that will include a tax increase for county schools and a proposed recreation center.

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched during Friday’s storms.  

Sixteen members of the High Country community have been selected as category finalists for the inaugural Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards. The Awards luncheon is Wednesday May 17th.

Both committees of the High Country RPO will hold meetings on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Beginning in the Fall of 2017, Appalachian State University Athletics will implement a clear bag policy for all ticketed events in Kidd Brewer Stadium. The University regularly reviews policies and procedures to improve fan and student-athlete safety.

Graduation day is quickly approaching for the Watauga High School class of 2017. There are several events planned in the coming weeks for seniors and their families.

Appalachian State will conduct a full-scale emergency exercise in and around the Plemmons Student Union from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 16.