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Agricultural producers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, two popular safety net programs, for the 2019 crop year.

A new study released by SmartAsset ranks the top places in North Carolina for small business owners, and included Watauga County in the top ten.

A man's body was found in the Carver's Gap area on September 2nd, and cardiac arrest has been determined as the cause of death.

As the American Red Cross works around the clock supporting those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, providing food, shelter and comfort, individuals
outside the affected areas are urged to help by giving blood or platelets to ensure patients in the storm’s path and around the country have access to lifesaving blood.

At their regularly scheduled meeting held on August 15, 2019, the Boone Town Council voted unanimously to rename a portion of Hunting Hills Lane after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in an attempt to honor Dr. King’s legacy in the Town of Boone.

August is a peak time to buy a home in the High Country, according to the High Country Association of Realtors latest monthly report.

A Special Meeting of the Beech Mountain Town Council next Wednesday is considering a contract to build a 12,000-square-foot public works building.

The N.C. Department of Transportation released yesterday a review conducted by McKinsey & Company of how NCDOT manages multiple funding accounts and expenditures.