The Boone Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday at 5:30 in Council Chambers, 1500 Blowing Rock Road in Boone.

Can you remember your first teenage job interview? For most of us, we can recall the "permission to borrow the family car" discussion with dad followed by unsolicited wardrobe advice from mom, before backing down the driveway to apply for that all-important freedom-granting summer job.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to schedule a public hearing on a possible moratorium in the wake of the State Supreme Court decision that abolished the Boone ETJ. Commissioner Perry Yates was the dissenting vote.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

The North Carolina SBI is investigating a trooper-involved shooting that took place Tuesday afternoon in Gastonia.

The Civitas Institute has sent letters to the NC State Board of Elections and boards in six counties, including Watauga, requesting a thorough examination of voter rolls and full compliance with section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act.

The U.S. Forest Service encourages visitors to the National Forests of North Carolina to use caution when recreating this winter because of additional hazards in the woods. 

As the Holidays wind down, it's time to dispose of your Christmas trees and greenery.

Appalachian State University has received a Utility Savings Initiative Achievement award from the N.C. Utility Savings Initiative and the N.C. Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service.

The Town of Boone is excited to announce that it will soon be moving into the construction drawings phase for the Howard Street project.

Pork Rinds & Snacks, LLC, a Spartanburg, S.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,629 pounds of pork skin products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.