Local real estate activity continued its long standing upward trend through September, with third quarter sales the best in several years.

The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce will host a public “Candidates’ Forum” on Monday, October 16th beginning at 5:30 pm at the Blowing Rock School Auditorium.

Ashe County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Creston couple on narcotics charges.

Valle Crucis School was put on a brief lockdown Thursday after reports of a suspicious person on campus.

A Wake County Superior Court Judge has ruled that the Plemmons Student Union can be used as an early voting site in Watauga County.

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and Heifer USA, a global non-profit organization dedicated to working with community to end hunger and poverty while learning to care for the earth, are making possible roughly $50,000 to be distributed to local farmers in Alleghany, Ashe, Wilkes, and Watauga counties in North Carolina and Johnson County, Tennessee.

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein will hold the first meeting of his Council on Collegiate Opioid Misuse in Boone.