News

The big game Saturday will most certainly mean big traffic around Boone for the weekend.

A two car crash occurred last Saturday at Highway 321 and Niley Cook Road that injured two.

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.

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

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

Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is warning the public about telephone scams targeting BREMCO members.

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

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

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.

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.