Flu activity is starting to increase in the High Country. February is typically the peak of the flu season.

After the successful completion of an off-the-shelf tiny home for nonprofit LIFE Village Inc. by students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE) in summer 2018, the STBE department was awarded funding for a second project with the organization.

On Monday, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R - N.C.) introduced H.R. 805, the Robo Calls Off Phones Act (Robo COP) Act.

Newland Volunteer Fire Department will soon get roof repairs.

A $30,000 grant awarded to Appalachian State University by Watauga County Schools has ensured students in the school district’s Watauga High School will continue to have access to high-quality mental health services offered through Appalachian’s Assessment, Support, and Counseling (ASC) Center.

A man was seriously injured on Monday after he flipped his truck over an embankment and ran into a tree on Russ Cornett Road in Boone.

Thanks in great part to an active selling season in the fall, local Realtors sold more than 2,300 homes in 2018, the busiest year for sales in more than a decade.