News

A traffic accident brought down traffic lights and caused long delays in Boone Monday.

At its July 13 meeting, the Watauga County Board of Elections will discuss the future of the North Fork Precinct and the Wilson Ridge Road construction project’s impact on voters in the New River III precinct.

WATA Radio and Premier Networks have entered into an agreement to broadcast Rush Limbaugh’s replacement show, the The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show, that premiers Monday June 21, from 12 till 3 on weekdays, and a special weekend show that will also air at noon on Sundays.

The Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center will be removing the lap pool as part of a re-imagining of the facility on Boone Heights Drive.

Watauga County musician Mary Greene was the recipient of the 2021 Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowship from South Arts, a nonprofit regional arts organization.

The Avery County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved its 21-22 fiscal year budget last week.

Two cherished High Country cultural organizations, Blue Ridge Community Theatre and Southern Appalachian Historical Association, are joining forces to honor the late Charlotte Tanksley Ross, a regional storyteller known as “The Legend Lady.”

The Town of Boone and The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country invite you to celebrate Doc Watson Day, this Friday June 18.