The US House of Representatives Thursday passed legislation that includes language by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., to shed light on how policies from federal financial agencies impact the budgets of state and local governments and private sector employers.

As part of its national Treasured Landscapes, Unforgettable Experiences conservation program, the National Forest Foundation (NFF) has recently designated the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests as a Treasured Landscape.

A three car accident Thursday morning on US 221 caused delays for morning commuters and sent one person to the hospital.

The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before – as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer.

The Blowing Rock Town Council will hold a public hearing before adopting the fiscal-year 2017-18 budget on Tuesday, June 13.

An electric issue at Hardee's caused power to go down Wednesday in some areas of Boone.