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The Avery County Chamber of Commerce has received a grant of $100,000 to help cover part of the costs of expanding broadband internet services in the county. 

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Steve Censky has announced new efforts to provide states and school districts with additional flexibility and support to operate more efficient school meal programs.

Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, March 7.

Blue Ridge Energy Crews worked through the weekend repairing severe storm damage to powerlines and getting power back on to its members.

Experts representing a diverse group of conservation, recreation and business interests will take part in a series of special panel events on the future of the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forests this month.

GE Aviation will create 15 full-time jobs over four years at its facility in West Jefferson.

Crews worked through the night but continued high winds Friday led to additional, severe storm damage and the cooperative expects power restoration will continue well into Saturday.

Two Avery County Sheriff Deputies are being credited with saving a life.

Three suspects in the kidnapping case of Carlton Lamaar Edmondson are now officially charged with murder.