Boone Police were involved in a standoff with a man armed with a knife at High Country Condos on Wednedsay.

Blowing Rock has been awarded a $2 million dollar grant for the Middle Fork Greenway.

Children’s Hope Alliance has announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by
demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.

Joshua “Hoppy” Hopkins second degree murder trial has been continued until February 5th.

Lees-McRae President Barry M. Buxton has announced The University Campaign for Lees-McRae.

Appalachian State University will conduct a full test of its emergency notification system – including siren, email, voice and text messaging and the Alertus desktop notification system – at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6.

July was the busiest month in local real estate sales in almost a year, according to the High Country Realtors Association.