In the wake of the tragic shooting that took place last week in Parkland, Fla., issues of school safety and security have risen to a prominent position in the national conversation.

Three of the six people arrested in the case of a missing Burke County man have been charged with murder.

While West Jefferson passed new sign laws nearly a year ago, the deadline for removing nonconforming signs is fast approaching.

The former bookkeeper of a company located in Watauga County admitted in federal court Wednesday to embezzling more than $1.5 million from her employer and committing tax fraud.

The former Director of Medical Services at Appalachian State has passed.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close approximately 1,000 miles of Hatchery Supported Trout Waters to fishing one-half hour after sunset on Feb. 28 and reopen them at 7 a.m. on April 7.

The Watauga County Board of Elections was again unable to agree on an early voting plan for the upcoming May primary.