On Saturday June 10, 2017 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm at Watauga High School, the Watauga High School Marine Corps JROTC will coordinate a car wash and bake sale fund raising event to benefit WHS student and cadet Alex Weaver and the Weaver family.

Watauga County Communication Center reported a mudslide on Silverstone Road Wednesday.

Virginia Falck has resigned from her position as the Town of Boone’s downtown development coordinator.

Watauga County Schools has announced plans to expand its arts, agriculture and academically gifted program offerings in the coming school year. The system is also expanding options for students currently enrolled in home school, or those who live out of county, to attend Watauga County Schools.

There was a wide spread power outage this morning that affected a large part of Avery County.

Appalachian State University will mark Memorial Day with a ceremony featuring remarks by Eric Gormly, the coordinator of student veteran services at Appalachian.

While the High Country dealt with more heavy rain yesterday, tornadoes were reported in four counties to the east.

On Thursday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will mark the reopening of banks along the New River located at Appalachian State University’s State Farm Fields.

The AppalCART Board of Authority will hold a public hearing June 26th on the proposed 2017-18 budget.

The UNC Board of Governors has made one new appointment and reappointed three members to Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees.