Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, April 4, 2018. 

With the deadline for filing income tax returns rapidly approaching, R. Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, and Matthew D. Line, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division, Charlotte Field Office (IRS-CI), recently announced tax fraud prosecutions and sentencings, and warn those who are thinking about breaking the law by committing tax crimes.

Eleven people have been arrested on felony charges in a drug sweep conducted jointly by the State Bureau of Investigation and the Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro police departments.

Watauga County Schools have developed a draft budget for the next fiscal year that focuses on four priorities.

Boone Police have arrested a Cary North Carolina man on sex charges.

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man for sex crimes that allegedly happened 10 years ago.

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 multi-state investigation that led to the arrest of 76 individuals on charges of child pornography and sexual exploitation of children included the arrest of a Boone man.

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.