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

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.

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.

North Carolina State Board of Elections has added Caldwell Community College and Lees-McRae College to the list of approved student and employee photo indentification for use in the 2020 election.

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

The Watauga County Board of Education has extended the testing period on the Valle Crucis property intended for the new Valle Crucis school.

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.

Bridgetree Investments, the new owner of the Old Hotel in West Jefferson, has file counter claims against Guion and Lyle Enterprises, who operate the Hotel Tavern.