High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone and Blowing Rock Police are seeking assistance in the investigation of several larcenies.

The Boone Board of Adjustment has approved a special use permit for a four-story storage facility at the intersection of East King Street and New Market Boulevard.

The new renovations on Blowing Rock's Sunset Drive are complete, and a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday.

Blue Ridge Conservancy has purchased 91 acres of land on Peak Mountain in Avery County.

The draft master plan for the Elk Knob State Park will be available for preview this Saturday.

Boone Police Chief Dana Crawford has been re-elected as one of 10 Regional Directors for the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police.

Ashe County Sheriff's Department personnel were involved in a stand off with an armed man Wednesday evening and into Thursday morning, that ended with the suspect deceased.

Newland Police Chief Byron Clawson will seek grant funding for a pair of projects recently approved by the Newland Board of Aldermen.

AppHealthCare will receive a three-year grant of up to $275,000 that it plans to use in Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany Counties.