The Watauga County Board of Elections next meeting is scheduled for 5 pm on Tuesday, September 8 and will be conducted electronically.

The following is a message to North Carolina voters from Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections:

It is illegal to vote twice in an election.

AppHealthCare reported Wednesday that Watauga had 75 active COVID-19 cases, for a total of 546, with 147 under active monitoring.

The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office arrested two adults on felony charges after a brief vehicle pursuit.

Despite Governor Roy Cooper's easing of some COVID-19 restrictions, the new Watauga Community Recreation Center will remain closed for now.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in a breaking and entering case.

For the 11th time, the murder case against Jessie R. Hubbard came up in an Ashe County courtroom Monday, Aug. 31, and Assistant District Attorney Lee Bollinger asked for another continuance, to September 28.

The N.C. State Board of Elections Monday approved the Appalachian State University Plemmons Student Union as an early-voting site.