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

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.

An elderly Burke County woman died Monday after she was struck by a vehicle on Christmas Day.

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

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in two incidents.

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. 

Crews responded to a morning fire in the clubhouse at Sugar Ski and Country Club on Sugar Mountain Thursday morning.

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 Watauga Humane Society is under quarantine until next week, due to an isolated parvo virus incident.

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.

The N.C. Supreme Court has upheld as constitutional a 2014 law that abolished the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the town of Boone.