The United States Department of Agriculture will begin accepting nominations for county committee members on Friday, June 14th.

The Stephenson Center for Appalachia at Lees-McRae College will kick off its summer programming on Wednesday, June 12th.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of the Valle Landing property in Valle Crucis.

A hiker was airlifted from Grandfather Mountain for an injury on Wednesday. This was the second helicopter rescue on the mountain in the last two weeks. 

The Todd Community Preservation Organization was recently awarded a $7,000 grant from the Blue Ridge Heritage Area Partnership.

The renovations at Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital (Cannon Memorial Hospital) in Avery County, North Carolina have begun.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 981 cases of measles have been confirmed in 26 states from January 1 to May 31, 2019.

The Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation has named Courtney Lane its new director of development.

Appalachian State University is partnering with Watauga County Habitat for Humanity (WCHH) to build a home from the ground up.