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Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team has secured a second-place tie in the 2018 American Solar Challenge, an international solar vehicle distance road race held biennially by the Innovators Educational Foundation.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 to dissolve the Ashe County Department of Social Services Board on Monday.

High Country real estate sales remained strong in June, though activity took a slight breather after several months of year-over-year growth.

The U.S. 321/421 widening project is set to begin construction in 2024, with right-of-way work beginning in June 2022.

In response to Thursday's destructive tornadoes in central Iowa, international Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse has deployed disaster response specialists and a tractor-trailer full of relief supplies to Marshalltown, Bondurant and Pella — cities hardest hit by the storms.

The Town of Boone, in conjunction with the Boone Historic Preservation Commission, will unveil a new historical marker highlighting the effects of the 1940 flood in Watauga County.

The Town of Boone is currently seeking applications from people who would like to serve on the following boards: