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Appalachian State Student Government Association is organizing a municipal election forum featuring candidates for Boone Town Council and Mayor.

The passage of tropical system Nate west of the mountains brought heavy rains and strong winds to the High Country Sunday and Sunday night.

Local weatherman and App State professor Ray Russell has announced that he will run for the NC House seat District 93 now held by Representative Jonathan Jordon.

Boone Police teamed up with the Watauga County High School, Western Youth Network and Watauga Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative to conduct compliance checks on establishments in Boone that sell electronic cigarettes and vapor liquid.

A fatal accident involving a farm tractor and a pickup truck happened Wednesday morning.

Watauga High School was briefly put on lock down Friday after reports of shots being fired in the area.

Watauga County officials urge people to avoid recreational activities at the Watauga River in the vicinity of Foscoe due to a gasoline seep into the Watauga River between Church Road and Riverside Farm Road.

There was a community meeting Thursday evening concerning the future of the Todd Volunteer Fire Department.

Watauga County Commissioners heard a request Tuesday from Watauga Schools Superintendent Scott Elliot for Capital Improvement Plan funds and lottery funds for two new mobile classroom units.

Voter registration deadline for the upcoming November 7th municipal elections is Friday October 13th.

An accident near the Cove Creek store sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.