The owners of The Hotel Tavern and Old Hotel owner Bridgtree Investments have announced they have settled their differences.

MerleFest organizers have announced the 2021 event will be moving to the weekend of September 16-19.

Ashe County Schools held a special called meeting last Thursday with Jennifer Greene, Health Director at AppHealthCare present, providing COVID-19 updates, and discussing the return to school.

Through Sunday, August 9, North Carolina voters had submitted 163,374 requests for absentee by-mail ballots for the 2020 general election, more than seven times as many as the 22,074 requests submitted at the same time in 2016.

Wake Forest Baptist Health, in partnership with Javara, have announced they have begun recruiting healthy adults for a Phase 3 clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of mRNA-1273, a vaccine candidate against COVID-19.

The US Geological Survey reported a Magnitude 5.1 earthquake in Alleghany County Sunday morning at about 8:08 am.

Recently the Boone Police Department received a new Polaris Electric Utility side-by- side vehicle. This purchase was made possible by a donation from an anonymous community member.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) is excited to announce the opening of the new Heart & Vascular Center at Watauga Medical Center (WMC) in Boone.