The area’s housing market in May continued its shift to the benefit of sellers as the busy summer selling season got off to a strong start, according to the High Country Association of Realtors® monthly rest estate report.

Blue Ridge Energy says recent heavy rains and flooding damaged the electric system in 84 different locations of their service area.

Watauga County Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott was recently named Northwest North Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the Northwest Regional Educational Service Agency.

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.

With much construction work going on at Appalachian State University, there's a tree on campus that is getting a lot of attention.

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