Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) is an official a testing site for COVID-19, and has expanded the options by which patients can get a referral for testing.

Blue Ridge Energy will implement a major transmission line upgrade in Ashe County this weekend.

Ashe County Schools has announced a date for an in-person graduation ceremony for the graduating class of 2020.

Molly Rhoades, 4th and 5th grade ELA/SS teacher at Banner Elk School, has been named Avery County's Teacher of the Year.

Bethel School Principal Brian Bettis has been named Watauga County Schools 2020-21 Principal of the Year.

The Avery County Health Department was notified Thursday, May 21 that a second Avery County resident has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).