The next Boone Town Council meetings are set for Tuesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 21st at council chambers, 1500 Blowing Rock Road in Boone.

The State Highway Patrol is running Operation Stop Arm this week.

Some tenants of the Old Hotel in West Jefferson have been ordered to vacate the building due to structural deficiencies.

There was a fire at the cabins of Shatley Springs Inn & Restaurant in Ashe County Friday.

Hardin Park sixth-grader Clara Lappan was the winner in the Watauga County Schools district-wide spelling bee held Oct. 18.

Owners of the Mast Farm Inn of Valle Crucis have filed a lawsuit against the Watauga Board of Education in an effort to stop the board from purchasing land in Valle Crucis for a new school.

Katie Matthews, a first-grade teacher at Valle Crucis School, has been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

The Watauga County Commissioners decided Tuesday to table proposed changes to the ordinance that would address the construction of schools in the historic district of Valle Crucis.

AppHealthCare and the Mediation and Restorative Justice Center (MRJC) were among the 2019 recipients awarded funding through the federal Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP) under the Bureau of Justice Assistance of the U.S. Department of Justice (more information about the COAP here).