Galileo’s in downtown Boone is known for its good food, fun atmosphere and competitive trivia nights. Now their building will be hosting a new kind of community event on Sunday mornings.

A man was injured in a single motorcycle accident in Boone last Thursday.

Scattered showers are anticipated early today and will become more steady by this afternoon and especially tonight.

CCC&TI has announced that the 22nd Edition of Branches, the college’s literary and arts magazine will be released in September.

Several locations in the High Country will be open as storm shelters over the next couple of days.

The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum is looking for volunteers to help coordinate and staff various events and programs.

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg, Virginia has issued a wind advisory, which is in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for the High Country.

All classes and academic obligations are canceled at Appalachian State University on Monday, Sept. 17, and Tuesday, Sept. 18.

As Hurricane Florence continues to wreak havoc, Samaritan's Purse is sending two Disaster Relief Units and ten pieces of support equipment to assess damage in the hardest-hit areas of the Carolina coastline. Two more relief units are standing by. 

High Country Radio will provide on-air updates as Hurricane Florence makes its way to the area and during the storm.