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Fifth District Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, and former North Carolina Governor Pat McCory have announced their intentions to run for reelection.

Former Appalachian State University Provost Darrell Kruger is among five finalists in Westfield State University’s search for its 21st president.

The new sidewalk project connecting Blowing Rock's Main Street to Bass Lake and the Blue Ridge Parkway will soon be completed.

N.C. Department of Transportation officials have reevaluated recent speed limit changes to N.C. 194 between Lansing and the Virginia state line in Ashe County.

The American Red Cross responds to aid, on an average 8 families a day, who lose their homes in fires every day in North Carolina.

The Boone Town Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday April 20 with the Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission and Community Appearance Commission to update, discuss, and plan for the next steps for downtown projects.

As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Deep Gap man on charges of crimes against children.

Newland Police Chief Byron Clawson reported to the Newland Board of Alderman at their April 6 meeting, that the police department is investigating a felony child abuse case.

The Watauga County Board of Education met recently with architects from Clark Nexsen to discuss plans for the new Valle Crucis School.