If anyone wishes to have an agenda item considered by the Boone Town Council at one of their upcoming regular meetings, scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020 and Thursday, November 19, 2020, it must be submitted to the Town Clerk by Friday, November 6, 2020, at 5 p.m.

The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized the 2020 Outstanding Chamber of the Year (for a chamber with under 700 members) at their Annual Management Conference.

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will remain paused in Phase 3 for three more weeks as health officials continue to monitor North Carolina’s viral trends.

Absentee by Mail ballot requests must be delivered to the Board of Elections Office by the 5PM, Tuesday, October 27th deadline. You can drop them off in person in the Courthouse at the Board of Elections’ Office if you haven’t already mailed them.

Here are the latest COVID-19 reports from AppHealthCare and the Toe River Health District.

On Thursday, the Yancey County Health Department reported the second CoVID-19 associated death in the county.

An Avery Middle School staff member was exposed to COVID-19 and is now exhibiting symptoms while awaiting test results.

The Town of Blowing Rock is considering several options for improving pedestrian crosswalks on Main Street.

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

Blue Ridge Energy has donated funds to several organizations in commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.