The six year old child injured on Monday in Zionville is reportedly recovering after surgery and should be okay.

Firefighters are responding to a wildfire burning along Old NC 105 near Linville Gorge, north of Lake James in Burke County.

Early voting is underway for the Nov. 8 general election, and there are free parking opportunities for voters.

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

U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose announced that James Randall Long, MD, 56, of Lexington, N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer and pleaded guilty to unlawful distribution of Fentanyl, a Schedule II controlled substance.

Boone Town Council made no changes last night to the town’s existing towing and booting ordinance and instead, decided that a rewrite of the ordinance was the best option.

On Tuesday, The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce will host a MEET THE CANDIDATES FORUM in the large courtroom of the Watauga County Courthouse on West King Street in Boone. 

Thursday evening, The Ashe County Board of Adjustment overturned an earlier decision by the Ashe County Commissioners to deny Appalachian Materials a permit to construct an asphalt plant in Glendale Springs.