On Tuesday, the Watauga County Tourism Development Authority approved a contract with Boone-based Destination by Design for the redevelopment of Howards Knob Park.

The Grandfather Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest and a collaborative group of partners from the community, non-profits, and local and state groups have received the 2017 Restored and Resilient Landscapes Award from the U.S. Forest Service Southern Region.

High Country Crime Stoppers is looking for information on individuals "tagging" downtown businesses.

Boone and Appalachian Police have arrested two people in the latest graffiti/tagging incident in downtown Boone.

Watauga County Sheriff's Department is investigating a stabbing at 157 Meadow Valley Lane on Friday.

North Carolina State Senator Deanna Ballard (R-Watauga) has announced her re-election campaign.

The Ashe Mountain Times and the Jefferson Post will become one newspaper as of December 1st.

The Avery County Board of Commissioners recently approved a new logo and branding plan for the county.