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A woman was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle on U.S. 221 while jogging last Thursday.

Dozens of nature lovers and bird advocates braved the wintry weather Wednesday to hear officials from Audubon North Carolina and Grandfather Mountain talk with N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael S. Regan about the climate challenges facing wildlife and plant communities in the North Carolina mountains.

A new congressional districting map was passed in North Carolina's Republican-controlled General Assembly last week that makes changes to the North Carolina 5th district.

The online driver license services available on the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles website has moved into the myNCDMV section of the site.

A lawsuit against Watauga County Board of Elections member Jane Ann Hodges has been dismissed.

Appalachian Ski Mountain plans to open on a regular schedule for the 2019-20 season today, about a week ahead of the previously scheduled opening date.

With another high country winter well underway, Watauga County Schools would like to remind families how the district makes and communicates decisions about the operation of school during inclement weather.

Wayne Bonomo will replace Councilwoman Tina Bailey on the Seven Devils Town Council after she resigned on Nov. 12.