Appalachian State University is planning to move its softball, track and field and tennis facilities to its property on 105 in Boone.

An Appalachian State University senior and three university alumni have been named Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists for the 2019–20 academic year — a record-breaking number for the university.

The Hunger and Health Coalition has started its new food drive program called "A Simple Gesture."

Appalachian State University’s Division of Academic Affairs recently announced Dr. Jacqueline “Jacqui” Z. Bergman, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Management, has accepted a permanent appointment as vice provost for faculty affairs. Her new position will become effective July 1.

Parkway School third grade teacher Kari Riddle was named Watauga County Schools Rookie Teacher of the Year.

Gas prices continue to climb in North Carolina and show no signs of slowing down.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

Become BearWise. That’s the advice N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission biologists are giving now that the weather is warm, and bears are on the move.