News

 

Beginning Friday, April 1, 2022, the AppHealthCare COVID-19 testing process will change to respond to the current state of COVID-19 and it will be incorporated into routine patient care for AppHealthCare Ashe and Alleghany locations.

 

According to the state board of elections a number of voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and prospective voters across North Carolina as the 2022 statewide primary election approaches.

 

Updated Plans on the revitalization of the North Wilkesboro Speedway have taken another big step.

 

Lees-McRae College has signed an agreement with Children’s Hope Alliance to take ownership of 475 acres of land held by the non-profit in Banner Elk.

 

Blowing Rock School has installed an indoor observation beehive that will soon be home to a colony of bees that will serve as a living lesson to students on the construction and maintenance of a bee colony.

 

The Boone Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday March 23rd.

 

Deep Gap firefighters were called out over the weekend to help with a woods fire in Wilkes County.

 

On Monday, March 21 the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated an injury collision involving two Wilkes County residents in Alexander County on NC 16.

 

This past February, researchers with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation and Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation conducted their annual population count of one of North Carolina’s endangered species found on Grandfather Mountain: the Carolina northern flying squirrel.

 

The Boone Chamber Of Commerce is accepting nominees for the 6th annual 4 under 40 awards that will take place at The Mill at Rock Creek on Thursday, April 28th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

 

This spring, four acclaimed authors will visit Appalachian State University, in person and virtually, as part of App State’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.