Appalachian State University Chancellor Dr. Sheri Everts announced Friday that the University will host two vaccine clinics this week — on March 11 and 12 — to assist with public health efforts in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine.

A Boone man pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple felony charges related to a 2019 hit-and-run.

The Watauga County Sheriff's Office is warning of another scam, that involves a call from what appears to be the Sheriff's office phone number.

Avery High School has announced a two-week shutdown of its football team due to COVID-19.

Parkway School Principal Patty Buckner has been named Watauga County Schools 2020-21 Principal of the Year. Buckner was presented the award by a group of family, peers and Watauga County Schools staff in a surprise visit to her school March 5.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will be expanding access to COVID-19 rapid testing in K-12 public schools.

The 2021 edition of MerleFest will be an autumn event.

New COVID-19 cases in North Carolina long-term care facilities have declined rapidly in the last several weeks.