Staff in the N.C. Division of Water Resources have honored 49 water treatment plants for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards and Boone is among the honorees.

Area law enforcement officers from the Boone Police Department and Watauga County Sheriff's Office are spending extra time visiting area businesses in preparation for Watauga High School’s prom this weekend.  

Approximately 3,400 students will receive degrees during Appalachian State University’s commencement May 12-13.

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month West Jefferson, NC – The next time you receive a frantic call from someone saying they are your grandchild and asking for money, make sure it’s actually your grandchild who’s calling. According to the Federal Trade Commission, in 2016,

The Watauga County Board of Education announced Monday the resignation of longtime local educator Ms. Barbara Kinsey from the Board.

Teams continue to search the Harper's Creek area of Avery County looking for a man who has been missing since April 15.

The Watauga County Board of Education voted unanimously on May 8 to appoint new principals at Cove Creek and Parkway schools.

Ashe County Superintendent of Schools Phyllis Yates says Ashe County should consider the possibility of a year round school schedule.