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The Avery County Board of Commissioners Monday funding for the Crossnore Elementary School roof replacement and technology upgrades for the Avery School System.

The construction work on the new Watauga County Community Recreation Center is nearing completion.

Appalachian State and Samaritan's Purse have travel protocols in place to prevent bringing the Coronavirus into the High Country.

For a decade, Appalachian State University has been recognized as a Military Friendly® School by VIQTORY for its support of and resources for student veterans and active-duty military members. This year, the university also earned the distinction of being one of the Top 10 Military Friendly® Schools in the nation.

A man who has served the Avery County School System as a teacher, a coach, a principal, a superintendent and as public relations director, is retiring.

With the arrival of the month of March comes the closing of hatchery supported trout waters in North Carolina.

Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, according to the U.S. Department of State and Institute of International Education.

USDA’s Farm Service Agency encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Loss and Price Loss Coverage programs.

Boone Town Council and the Watauga County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting to discuss the possibility of building a parking deck downtown while still preserving a 1926 home.