RALEIGH – The state will temporarily suspend most highway construction projects that cause lane closures to help reduce the anticipated influx of traffic over the July Fourth holiday weekend.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and the App Theatre hosted an event to benefit the Re-Energize Watauga Fund at the Appalachian Theatre in Boone.

In a press conference today at 3PM, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen showed graphs and data on cases, hospitalizations, and trends.

North Carolina elections officials are seeking “democracy heroes” to work polling places and early voting sites for this year's election cycle.

The North Carolina U.S. House District 11 position, which has been left vacant after Rep Mark Meadows took a job as the White House Chief of Staff, is one step closer to being filled after Tuesday's GOP runoff.

Back 2 School Festival this year will be held on August 7th and 8th.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners' regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, has been canceled.

The town of Blowing Rock Town Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 24, at 6 PM for COVID-19 discussions.

According to App Healthcare, there are now 43 total cases of COVID-19 in Watauga County, 12 of which are active.