Blue Ridge Energy line crews worked over the weekend, including late into Sunday night, to restore power to members affected by flooding and mudslides.

Six local business leaders have been elected as members of the 2019 Class of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

A hiker was airlifted from Grandfather Mountain for an injury on Wednesday. This was the second helicopter rescue on the mountain in the last two weeks. 

The renovations at Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital (Cannon Memorial Hospital) in Avery County, North Carolina have begun.

The Watauga and Avery Board of Commissioners have approved their county budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 981 cases of measles have been confirmed in 26 states from January 1 to May 31, 2019.

The United States Department of Agriculture will begin accepting nominations for county committee members on Friday, June 14th.

The Stephenson Center for Appalachia at Lees-McRae College will kick off its summer programming on Wednesday, June 12th.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of the Valle Landing property in Valle Crucis.