Five candidates filed to run for the Fifth District Congressional seats by the Friday deadline.

Local attorney Joshua J. Teague will run for District Court Judge for the 24th Judicial District that covers Watauga, Avery, Mitchell, Yancey and Madison counties.

Planning & Inspections Director Bill Bailey says he erred in his February 2015 determination that the Mountain View Speedway was a legal use in Boone’s ETJ.

Favorable weather conditions allowed firefighters to fully contain the North Peak Fire in McDowell County over the weekend. The final size of the fire is approximately 570 acres.

A federal lawsuit challenging a new North Carolina law that halts Charlotte's anti-discrimination rules and directs where transgender students must use the bathroom says the measure specifically singles out LGBT people for "disfavored treatment."

On Thursday March 24th, Avery County Sheriff’s Office arrested 50 year old Jude Dayton Hughes of Elk Park NC.

Raleigh, N.C. — The deadline for filing state individual income tax returns with the North Carolina Department of Revenue is Monday, April 18.

On March 28, 2016, Appalachian Hospitality Management, Inc., the corporation that owned the Best Western Hotel in Boone, North Carolina, plead guilty to three counts of involuntary manslaughter.

The Jefferson Post reports that coyote populations may be on the rise in Ashe County.

As of Saturday, the North Peak Fire in McDowell County had reached 570 acres according to the North Carolina Forest Service.

Appalachian State Mountaineer football coaches and student-athletes received their 2015 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl championship rings Thursday during a team meeting at the Appalachian Athletics Center.