Open enrollment for Medicaid managed care begins today in 27 counties. From July 15 through Sept. 13, 2019, more than 300,000 households with nearly 540,000 people in Medicaid can choose a health plan to provide their Medicaid services, along with a primary care provider.

Boone Police Sergeant Donnie Goodman retired from the force last Friday, July 12 after 20 years of service.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners approved four transportation improvement projects to be submitted to the NC DOT State Transportation Improvement Plan 2022-2031.

The Town of Boone is hosting a regular meeting Tuesday, July 16th at 6pm at the Council Chambers.

Mount Jefferson will once again host skateboarders from across the country will in West Jefferson for the State’s fifth annual sanctioned Downhill Skateboard Race.

On Friday, Democrats in the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.

Wilkesboro and Wilkes County is known far and wide as the home of the annual Brushy Mountain Apple Festival each fall. Now there is a new festival coming this month.

Local real estate activity through the first half of 2019 continued to show signs of a strong sellers’ market, according to the latest sales report from the High Country Association of Realtors.