Democrat David Wilson Brown, from McAdenville in Gaston County, has filed to run for the US House of Representatives for the Fifth District of North Carolina.

Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two USDA safety net programs – for the 2020 crop year.

With the year almost gone, local Realtors have already sold more homes than in all of 2018, according to the latest real estate report by the High Country Association of Realtors.

The Watauga County Board of Elections voted December 10 to unanimously approve seven one-stop voting sites for the upcoming primary.

The Lees-McRae New Opportunity School for Women (NOSW) received a $17,500 People in Need grant from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (CFWNC) for Summer 2020 programming.

A group of Watauga High School students participated in an organized Climate Strike by walking out of school last Friday, joining other students across the country.

App State’s Career and Technical Education program now offers a concentration in agriculture education, housed in the Reich College of Education’s curriculum and instruction department.

Appalachian State University, Ashe County Schools and RTI International are collaborating as part of a rural mental health grant over a five-year period that started in October.