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The Ashe County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved moving forward with a mapping address project that will help with the county’s 911 response.

The subject of food trucks in downtown Boone has been the topic of recent discussions at meetings of the Downtown Boone Development Association and the Boone Town Council.

With Halloween just around the corner, the Centers for Disease Control have issued guidance on trick-or-treating in the age of COVID-19. Some traditional Halloween activities can increase the risk of getting or spreading the virus.

The Boone Police Department and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office are teaming up this Saturday from 10am to 2pm for Operation Medicine Cabinet.

The coronavirus pandemic is making everything look a lot different this year and that includes the High Country Turkey Trot 5K.

More than 13,000 individuals have already voted in Watauga County.

Blind and visually impaired voters in North Carolina may now request, receive, and return an accessible absentee ballot online.

A sewer line construction project that starts Monday October 26 will impact traffic on Highway 194 in Boone.

Open Enrollment for the 2021 benefit year for State Health Plan members is underway and the NC Treasury Department has announced that there will be no premium increases for individuals or families for the 3rd year in a row.

The Boone Town Council last week approved a community-led police committee, to build transparency and relationships between law enforcement and minority communities.