Katie Matthews, a first-grade teacher at Valle Crucis School, has been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

AppHealthCare and the Mediation and Restorative Justice Center (MRJC) were among the 2019 recipients awarded funding through the federal Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP) under the Bureau of Justice Assistance of the U.S. Department of Justice (more information about the COAP here).

The REEL ROCK Film Tour, one of climbing’s greatest celebrations, returns this fall to Lees-McRae with a screening on Friday, Nov. 1 in Evans Auditorium.

Watauga County One-Stop early voting begins at the Plemmons Student Union this Monday, and will continue weekdays 10am-4pm until November 1st.

LIFE Village, Living Innovations For Exceptional, is developing an inclusive residential community for adults with autism and related challenges to live, learn and grow in a safe, supported environment.

The man accused of felony hit-and-run after fatally hitting a cyclist October 10th in Caldwell County, has been located and arrested.

Last Saturday, Avery County Sheriff's Office deputies answered a call about a vehicle blocking a driveway, and partially in the road, which led to a huge drug bust off of Little Plumtree Creek Road.

The Watauga County Board of Education will hold a work session at 6 p.m on Tuesday, October 22 in the gymnasium of Valle Crucis Elementary School.

One-Stop early voting has begun in Watauga County for the November 5th Municipal Election.