School begins soon around the High Country and one of the things that should be part of your preparation is to check your child’s safety seat.

The Rural Transportation Coordinating Committee (RTCC) and Rural Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) of the High Country Rural Planning Organization will hold a meeting on Wednesday, August 21st  at the High Country Council of Governments, 468 New Market Blvd., Boone.

The two suspects that allegedly robbed a convenience store in Boone and alluded authorities in Jefferson have been charged with felonies in multiple counties.

Pictured left to right are Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott, Mabel Principal Elin Reuben, Green Valley Principal Gordon Prince and Valle Crucis Principal Dr. Bonnie Smith.

Avery County Schools begin the new school year Wednesday August 7th, and students at Avery High School will begin without air conditioning and heating.

The Watuaga County Fair returns to the High Country Fairgrounds in Boone, NC. August 14th -18th, 2018.

1st Annual Watauga National Night Out Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM at the Peacock Parking Lot at App State.