News

There was a wide spread power outage this morning that affected a large part of Avery County.

While the High Country dealt with more heavy rain yesterday, tornadoes were reported in four counties to the east.

On Thursday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will mark the reopening of banks along the New River located at Appalachian State University’s State Farm Fields.

The AppalCART Board of Authority will hold a public hearing June 26th on the proposed 2017-18 budget.

The UNC Board of Governors has made one new appointment and reappointed three members to Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees.

Watauga County Communication Center reported a mudslide on Silverstone Road Wednesday.

Ashe County Sheriff Terry Buchanan invites the community to join him at the next Coffee with a Cop gathering.

Watauga County Schools has announced plans to expand its arts, agriculture and academically gifted program offerings in the coming school year. The system is also expanding options for students currently enrolled in home school, or those who live out of county, to attend Watauga County Schools.

The Watauga County Board of Education is seeking a resident citizen of the County for appointment to a vacant seat on the Board.

Appalachian State University will mark Memorial Day with a ceremony featuring remarks by Eric Gormly, the coordinator of student veteran services at Appalachian.

The Avery County Historical Museum in Newland will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Linville Depot June 3rd.