Appalachian State University ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate Schools for its master’s programs in business, education, social work and public affairs.

A survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials finds that 35 of 44 responding state departments of transportation (80 percent) are using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, for a wide range of purposes.

As of Friday last week, Blue Ridge Energy was still working to confirm that a fuel spill remained only on the cooperative's property.

Local law enforcement agencies responded to a fight at Watauga High School Wednesday morning.

The newly appointed bipartisan North Carolina State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement met for its inaugural meeting last week in Raleigh.

The Saturday, March 24 screening of Banff Mountain Film Festival has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 pm.