The ski season is underway, and the Christmas Holiday period is one of the busiest times for High Country resorts.

The Boone Police Department delivered some holiday cheer Tuesday to local retirement and assisted living facilities.

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

Appalachian State University will work with AppHealthCare to serve as a distribution site for COVID-19 vaccinations for students, faculty and staff.

AppHealthCare and Toe River Health District expect to receive COVID-19 vaccines this week.

American Emergency Vehicles of Jefferson has made more than $56,000 dollars in donations to Ashe County agencies and organizations through its employee benevolence fund.

AppHealthCare's weekly situation report for Watauga County the week of December 6-12 indicates there was an increase in active cases and a slight decrease in those who are in quarantine.

As required, the Town of Boone has made its annual announcement of Council meeting schedules.

Who runs Avery County? Who are our leaders—our movers and shakers? What local businesses and organizations are integral to the fabric of everyday life and how do they operate? What resources are available to our citizens? Interested in learning just how Avery County works and being more involved with the county’s current and future leadership? Here is your chance!

Jurors have been announced for the 18th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition.

With the holiday season in full swing, the North Carolina Highway Patrol will be looking to curb the unexpected increase in fatal collisions experienced in 2020.