An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – to give now and help save lives.

The Appalachian State University main entrance sign on Hardin Street is getting a new look.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation’s Bomb Squad is now using robots.

A four-year-old quarter horse stallion in Richmond County was euthanized after contracting the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis in North Carolina this year.

Banner Elk’s Woolly Worm Festival is now the official state woolly worm festival.

Appalachian State University Students are building a tiny house for Kids with Autism Making Progress In Nature (KAMPN), a Boone-based nonprofit.

The Boone Police Department received a scam phone call from someone impersonating Chief Dana Crawford on July 5th.

A small building in Zionville was completely lost in an early morning fire on Friday.

The Town of Boone said residents may notice Fire Department crews working at fire hydrants and see water running down the street during the month of July.

A 2.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Avery County early Monday morning.