An Appalachian State football player was arrested earlier this month.

As of mid-day Monday, Deputies are still looking for the person who they said set an Alexander County home on fire, killing two people inside, including an 11-year-old boy.

Boone Police Detectives have charged a man in a rape and burglary case.

After the heavy rains and flooding earlier this month, the W. Kerr Scott reservoir in Wilkes County saw a new record level recorded last Monday.

The ninth annual Doc Watson Day Celebration takes place at the Jones House Friday, June 21, starting at 4:00 p.m., featuring performances by Brooks Forsyth, Charles Welch, the Burnett Sisters, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Crouch, and The Jeff Little Trio.