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The meal distribution site that has operated at Brushy Fork Baptist Church since schools were closed by a state order in March, will move to Cove Creek School on Monday, May 11. 

Three more Ashe County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total among Ashe County residents to 8.

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $12,991,866 to 39 health centers in North Carolina, to expand COVID-19 testing.

An 18-year-old was arrested Sunday after leading Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and Boone Police Department personnel on a high speed chase.

Watauga County will utilize the guidance established by the Federal Government and the Governor’s three (3) phase opening plan.

Watauga County Schools students who meet state and federal requirements may now apply for free and reduced lunch online. Eligible families who apply will now also receive additional North Carolina Pandemic Electronic Benefits.

The Watauga County Manager’s Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2020/2021 has been submitted to the Watauga County Board of Commissioners as of Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles was notified today that an employee at the DMV headquarters in Raleigh tested positive for COVID-19.

Following guidance from the Governor’s office and the Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina’s state parks will increase recreational access and services beginning May 9.

The Ashe Sheriff's Department arrested two men after a manhunt in the Baldwin area Tuesday morning.