Appalachian State University and RISE: A Real Estate Company (RISE) signed final paperwork this week required for a multiphase, $191 million housing project that will replace seven residence halls.

Watauga County officials are meeting with the North Carolina Department of Transportation tomorrow to discuss the proposed Highway 105 Superstreet Project.


For the second consecutive year, the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show (BRCHS) has been chosen as one of the top ten hunter-jumper shows in the nation.

The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce held its 32nd annual meeting and awards ceremony on Tuesday.

The Watauga County School Board honored several individuals at its February meeting.

The Artemis Independent media production agency is working on a new documentary series called “Boonies.”

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently unveiled its newly designed Wildlife Conservation License Plate, which features an artistic drawing of a Pine Barrens treefrog along with the agency’s signature “Wildlife” logo.

The Watauga Humane Society has closed its kennels because of confirmed cases of parvo in the county.