Most folks in Watauga County received a Code Red call Wednesday from the Boone Police Department as the search continues for James Martin Roberts.
The North Carolina state prison system is ending the use of solitary confinement for its youngest inmates and introducing a new youthful offender program to focus on the needs of young people serving sentences in the adult prison system.
After a three-month search, the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation board of directors has named Shelly Johnston director of development for the nonprofit organization.
Boone Police have charged a man with Statutory Rape Charges with a minor.
The Watauga Democrat has reported that the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees held a special meeting Saturday, June 11, but did not provide notice of the meeting to the media as is required by state law.
Todd Fire & Rescue leadership said Friday the department has reached an agreement with its lender that will halt foreclosure proceedings against the department.
The Watauga County Board of Education has extended Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott's employment contract.
Firefighters are actively working on the Upper Creek Fire today, which has increased to 30 acres. Fifty-five firefighters and a helicopter are on scene.
Firefighters made progress on the Upper Creek Fire this weekend. The fire is now at 170 acres and 70% contained.
Two Watauga County students were recently selected out of 50 applicants to receive college scholarships from Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation.