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Boone Police are investigating a home invasion that left one man shot.

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.

Energizing the final stages of a major reliability project to benefit over 6,000 Blue Ridge Energy members in the Blowing Rock and Aho communities of Watauga County may cause momentary interruption of electricity for some members late Thursday and Friday nights. 

Beginning today, May 3, The Avery Journal-Times is offering an E-edition of its weekly print publication and will begin charging readers a fee to view digital content. 

After an extensive national search, Dr. Jefford Vahlbusch has accepted the position of dean of The Honors College at Appalachian State effective July 17.

The Watauga County Commissioners will hold work sessions on the proposed county budget for the 2017/18 fiscal year on Thursday May 4th at 10 AM and Monday May 8th at Noon in the Commissioners Board Room of the Watauga Administration Building, 814 West King Street.

An assistant district attorney has resigned after being charged with peeping at Wake Forest University.

A North Wilkesboro woman has been arrested on multiple felony charges, accused of stealing money from her Boone area attorney employer.

Heavy rains caused flooding in various places around Boone Monday.