Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye announced Thursday afternoon that a teenager who was missing has been found.

Lees-McRae President Barry M. Buxton has announced he will retire in May 2018.

The West Jefferson Walmart was evacuated Tuesday night after a bomb threat was phoned into the store.

A multi-agency investigation is underway to identify the source and nature of a petrochemical seep into the Watauga River near Foscoe, between Church Road and Riverside Farm Road.

The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, Inc. announced Monday that North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper will visit Boone on Friday, August 4th to tour the historic Appalachian Theatre, located on King Street in downtown Boone.

JBS USA, Inc., a Lenoir, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

A South Carolina man was arrested on drug charges after police say they found marijuana in his parked car at the Ashe County Courthouse.

The Town of Boone is has announced the hiring of new Downtown Boone Development Coordinator Brittney Clark.

During a special called meeting July 31, The Watauga County Board of Education approved the appointment of Brian Bettis as the new principal at Bethel School.