Several local emergency service organizations met last Thursday to discuss the best methods of performing rescues at Grandfather Mountain.

A new mural will be unveiled for Downtown Boone next Friday, depicting the new Town of Boone logo.

Two Avery County patrol vehicles were involved in a collision on July 19th, and Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye stated that both vehicles are totaled.

Appalachian State Football is hosting East Tennessee State University for the first home game of the season this Saturday at 3:30pm.

The annual Downtown Boone Development Association meeting was held on Tuesday, August 27th at Ransom on King Street.

AppalCART will be closed on Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day.

An Elk Park woman was killed in a vehicle crash last Tuesday on US Hwy 19E near Roan Mountain.

U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray has announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Charlotte has returned a 21-count superseding indictment against Frank Darrell Cromwell, age 23, of Boone, charging him with enticement of a minor, production of child pornography, communicating threats, cyberstalking, and related offenses.