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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.

A Glendale Springs man has been charged with multiple offenses related to animal abuse.

On Saturday, May 13, the High Country will host its annual drug take-back day where unused or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, syringes or other medical supplies can be dropped off with law enforcement officers in order to be properly disposed of.  Any prescription or over-the-counter medications will be accepted -no questions asked.

Teams continue to search the Harper's Creek area of Avery County looking for a man who has been missing since April 15.

Staff in the N.C. Division of Water Resources have honored 49 water treatment plants for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards and Boone is among the honorees.

Ashe County Superintendent of Schools Phyllis Yates says Ashe County should consider the possibility of a year round school schedule.

Area law enforcement officers from the Boone Police Department and Watauga County Sheriff's Office are spending extra time visiting area businesses in preparation for Watauga High School’s prom this weekend.  

Approximately 3,400 students will receive degrees during Appalachian State University’s commencement May 12-13.

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month West Jefferson, NC – The next time you receive a frantic call from someone saying they are your grandchild and asking for money, make sure it’s actually your grandchild who’s calling. According to the Federal Trade Commission, in 2016,