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Appalachian State University Police are searching for a suspect in a sexual battery investigation.

Appalachian State University’s 20th annual MLK Challenge on January 21st was a big success.

After an exceptionally snowy November and December brought a historic number of snow days to the High Country, Watauga County Schools is looking ahead and planning for how makeup days will be utilized going forward into the final — and typically most severe — weeks of winter.

Boone-based technology firm ECRS has launched a community grant program to benefit local children and young adults in the High Country.

Last Thursday, Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees signed a resolution that will save New River Power and Light (NRLP) customers and the university hundreds of thousands annually in energy costs. NRLP is owned and operated by the university.

The town of Boone is pushing to add sidewalks and crosswalks around Hardin Park School.

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

The High Country has worked its way out of the coldest temperatures of the season.

A Watauga County school bus collided with a car during the brief, but heavy snow storm last Thursday.

With both North and South Carolina under an extreme cold front, AAA Carolinas is warning of the potential for danger when it comes to space heaters and portable heaters.

An electrical fire caused damages to a home at 1493 Poplar Grove Road South in Boone on January 16th.