JBS USA, Inc., a Lenoir, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The Town of Boone is has announced the hiring of new Downtown Boone Development Coordinator Brittney Clark.

During a special called meeting July 31, The Watauga County Board of Education approved the appointment of Brian Bettis as the new principal at Bethel School.

A multi-agency investigation is underway to identify the source and nature of a petrochemical seep into the Watauga River near Foscoe, between Church Road and Riverside Farm Road.

Amateur and professional photographers can now register for the Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic, a two-day seminar that offers presentations from outstanding photojournalists and opportunities for participants to improve their skills.

The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, Inc. announced Monday that North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper will visit Boone on Friday, August 4th to tour the historic Appalachian Theatre, located on King Street in downtown Boone.

Biking is a large part of getting around Boone and the entire High Country, and there are some new laws that have taken affect that drivers and cyclists need to know about.

A South Carolina man was arrested on drug charges after police say they found marijuana in his parked car at the Ashe County Courthouse.