High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

There was a power outage Monday that left a number of Blue Ridge Energy members without electricity.

Ashe Memorial Hospital recently received a $149,839.42 grant through the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation and the COVID-19 Hospital Preparedness Program.

Spring semester classes began Tuesday for Appalachian State students, but did so remotely, after university officials delayed the return to in person learning until February 1.

Due to COVID-19, the Watauga County Clerk of Courts office is operating with a limited staff until further notice.

AppHealthCare hosted a mass vaccination event at Watauga High School Saturday.

The National Weather Service Blacksburg VA has issued a Wind Advisory.

Appalachian State has submitted an application to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to be a community-facing COVID-19 vaccination distribution center.

Toe River Health District has received more than 6000 COVID-19 vaccines to distribute across Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties.

Toe River Health District has released COVID-19 case numbers for the last two weeks, ending January 13.