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Over the past several weeks, Green Valley School’s fifth grade students read Linda Sue Park’s "A Long Walk to Water," a novel that tells the story of Nya, a fictional South Sudanese girl, who must walk several hours each day over great distances to supply her family with drinking water.

Local music majors will now have an easier path to a 4-year degree, thanks to a new agreement between Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC-Charlotte).

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

A man from Lansing was arrested for a stabbing in Ashe County on May 22nd.

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

When Rachel Plott’s youngest son needed life-saving surgery at only 6 weeks old, it was the kindness shown by a member of the hospital staff that inspired her to go back to school.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on Tuesday for the proposed county budget for the new fiscal year.

A total of 16 speakers and panelists fueled economic leadership discussion for an audience of 180 education, economic development, and business community leaders at the inaugural Vision Northwest North Carolina summit, held Wednesday in Boone at the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Leon Levine Hall.

Laura England, senior lecturer in Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development (SD), has received global recognition for her work in advising students.

High Country Radio has tapped Jeff Brown as Program Director for the company’s group of radio stations serving the High Country of North Carolina.

Starting June 1, Grandfather Mountain State Park’s 13 campsites will become available for advanced reservation with a fee, consistent with the camping policy of all other North Carolina State Parks.