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North Carolina tourism generated record visitor spending in 2017 with a total of $23.9 billion, a 4.2 percent increase from 2016, according to data released this week. Additionally, tourism industry-supported employment topped 225,000 jobs to set another record for the state.

A meeting of the Town of Boone Cultural Resources Advisory Board will be held May 14, 2018, at 3:30 p.m.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

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

High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

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

A shooting incident last week in Ashe County has been determined to have been self defense.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners have voted to appeal the planning board’s approval of Appalachian Materials watershed permit for an asphalt plant in Glendale Springs.

Commencement ceremonies at Appalachian State University are set for Friday May 11th and Saturday May 12th.