Today is the first day of early one-stop voting for municipal elections. Early voting continues through Saturday, October 30.

The 44th annual Woolly Worm Festival is happening this weekend at the historic Banner Elk Elementary School in downtown Banner Elk.

The Jones House is bringing back the Fall Indoor Concerts. These concerts provide intimate listening-room style performances where musicians and audiences can interact and engage one another in a way that’s not possible at most other venues.

The 43rd Valle County Fair is Saturday off Highway 194 in Valle Crucis. Food, crafts, mountain music, delicious food and plenty of family fun to be had.

The board of advisors of the Avery County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for community projects funded from the Dewey Wells Citizenship Fund.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the hiring of Patrick Setzer as Director of Member Engagement.

Watermelons are typically not very large when grown here in the High Country due to the shorter growing season, but that doesn't mean you can't grow 'em big. Just ask 9-year old Nolan Davis.

Dr. Neva Specht has been named as Appalachian State University’s vice provost for faculty policies and development, effective Oct. 11.

There were no new details, but officials made another statement concerning the body found below a Blue Ridge Parkway overlook near Blowing Rock Saturday.

The month of September at Grandfather Mountain saw volunteers participating in the annual Hawk Watch, not only at Grandfather but at many locations around the country.

There are several road closures around Boone and along US 321 scheduled this week.