Effective Aug. 1, 2020, a booster dose of meningococcal conjugant vaccine (MenACWY) is required for students entering the 12th grade in public, private or religious schools in North Carolina. Students who do not meet this requirement may not be allowed to attend school until they receive the booster dose.

AppHealthCare has confirmed and is continuing to investigate an outbreak of COVID-19 at Bottomley Evergreens and Farms in Alleghany County.

he Watauga County Board of Elections has submitted two early voting plans to the state board of elections.

With classes starting in just over two weeks, staff and faculty at Appalachian State have been working to prepare for the return of students, faculty and staff to campus for the fall semester.

With the fall semester beginning soon, AppalCART has instigated a number of steps to insure the health and safety of passengers.

The State Library of North Carolina proudly announces the SLNC CARES Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant awardees.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute has announced new campus guidelines and protocols, which will take effect with the start of the fall semester on Aug. 17.

Heavy Rainfall Expected Monday through Tuesday Combination of Stalled Frontal Systems and Outer Effects of Tropical Storm Isaias

The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce’s Community, Government & Education Committee in partnership with the Town of Blowing Rock invite all residents and business owners to attend the annual State of the Town event Thursday, August 13 at 5:30.

Yancey County Health Department, a part of Toe River Health District, was notified that their first CoVID-19 associated death occurred on July 22 .