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Boone-based technology firm ECRS has launched a community grant program to benefit local children and young adults in the High Country.

The town of Boone is pushing to add sidewalks and crosswalks around Hardin Park School.

The Town of Boone is seeking applications from people who would like to serve on the following boards:

The High Country has worked its way out of the coldest temperatures of the season.

A Watauga County school bus collided with a car during the brief, but heavy snow storm last Thursday.

With both North and South Carolina under an extreme cold front, AAA Carolinas is warning of the potential for danger when it comes to space heaters and portable heaters.

An electrical fire caused damages to a home at 1493 Poplar Grove Road South in Boone on January 16th.

After an exceptionally snowy November and December brought a historic number of snow days to the High Country, Watauga County Schools is looking ahead and planning for how makeup days will be utilized going forward into the final — and typically most severe — weeks of winter.

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors.

Last Thursday, Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees signed a resolution that will save New River Power and Light (NRLP) customers and the university hundreds of thousands annually in energy costs. NRLP is owned and operated by the university.

On Feb. 13, 2017, the Harper Corporation and Garney Construction Company, Inc. were provided with the Notice to Proceed on the Boone Water Line, Water Treatment Plant, Intake and Booster Pump Station Project.