Following the lead of several other cities and counties, Ashe County has also restricted short term rentals during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

On Monday March 23, 2020, Blue Ridge Energy donated hundreds of N95 masks to ARHS in an effort to help ARHS protect its caregivers.

To our citizens, businesses, and visitors:

The following information will provide an update regarding COVID-19 and Town of Boone operations.

As this situation continues to evolve, new recommendations have been issued by Governor Cooper and the NC Department of Health & Human Services.

Listen to an interview with Watauga County Schools Superintendent Dr Scott Elliot, Wednesday morning, March 25.

A third Watauga County resident has tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Tuesday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing $250 million in grants from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help communities provide meals for older adults. North Carolina received a grant for $7,389,422.