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Watauga County now operates an on-site household hazardous waste collection facility, as of April 2016.

Numerous media sources report State Sen. Dan Soucek (R-Boone) resigned from office effective April 8.

Several dozen ASU students took part in a protest of N.C. House Bill 2 yesterday.

Watauga High School invites you to the stage production of “Mary Poppins”, this year’s spring musical.

During its regular meeting the Avery County Board of Commissioners voted by a margin of 3-to-1 to allocate $2.6 million for two major projects in Avery County.

"Southern Justice" will return for a third season on National Geographic Channel on Wednesday, April 20th at 9 PM. Viewers will have another season to explore the dangerous and challenging world of protecting and serving in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

A toxicology report from the state medical examiner’s office may shed more light on what led to the death of a 19-year-old Caldwell Community College student in Boone last year.

Hardin Park School’s Parent Teacher Organization, along with school faculty, individual parents, and other supporters have raised about $145,000 for the installation of a new playground to make outdoor play more accessible for children with disabilities.

The Avery County Sheriff’s Office has charged Jason Allan Laws of Morganton with three felony charges, including two counts of felonious larceny of a vehicle, and one count of felonious breaking and entering.

Fire officials in Watauga County are urging residents to use caution while open burning over the next several days.