Joe Biden carried North Carolina in Tuesday's Primary Election, but in Watauga County, Bernie Sanders was the top vote getter in the Democrat presidential vote, getting just shy of 47% of the vote, to Biden's 23%, and Elizabeth Warren's 13.5%.

With the recent announcement of a confirmed case of Coronavirus in North Carolina, AppHealthCare, Watauga County Schools, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, Appalachian State University, Watauga County Emergency Management and multiple local, state and federal partners are taking steps to minimize the potential effects of the virus.

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

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

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

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.