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The Watauga County Board of Commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved a bid for section four of the Middle Fork Greenway.

The Beech Mountain Town Council meeting last week addressed options to deal with commercial trash pickup.

The Appalachian State Men's basketball team plays its first NCAA Tournament game in 21 years tonight, when they take on Norfolk State in the First Four round.

The 18th annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition awards ceremony will be livestreamed Saturday evening from 6 to 6:30 pm.

On Wednesday, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. gave an update on the state’s current data, trends and vaccination progress. 

Blue Ridge Parkway managers have announced an estimated 14,099,485 recreation visitors enjoyed the Parkway in 2020.

On Tuesday, a statement from Karen Brinson Bell on the Intelligence Community Report on Foreign Threats to 2020 Elections indicates the 2020 elections in North Carolina were secure and the results are accurate.

The Ashe County Board of Education Monday voted 5-0 for students in grades six-12 to return to school under Plan A on Monday, March 29.

At last week's Avery Board of Education meeting, the board heard updates on student test scores.

Watauga County Public Library is partnering with the NC State Library to launch a project aimed at helping to address the “homework gap” impacting local students who lack consistent, reliable internet access.