Firefighters are actively working on the Upper Creek Fire today, which has increased to 30 acres. Fifty-five firefighters and a helicopter are on scene.
Two Watauga County students were recently selected out of 50 applicants to receive college scholarships from Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation.
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.
Watauga Board of Elections, the DBDA and the Watauga County Commissioners have scheduled meetings.
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.
Appalachian State Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced Wednesday that effective June 3, Cindy Wallace no longer serves in the role of vice chancellor for student development at the University.
A Wellmont helicopter that went down in Johnson County Tennessee on Friday while transporting a patient has been taken to Smyrna, Tenn.
Today is election day in the special primary for this year’s congressional races and one seat on the N.C. Supreme Court.
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.
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.