On Friday, Avery County Schools announced a positive COVID-19 case in a teacher at Crossnore Elementary School.

This week, the USDA further extended funding and flexibility that will allow Watauga County Schools to serve free meals to all children in the county regardless of income or school enrollment for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Boone Development Association have partnered to form the Downtown Advocacy Committee to support new and existing Boone area businesses.

Roger Mack Royal, 40, of North Wilkesboro, N.C., was sentenced to 188 months in prison for drug and gun charges, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

A Mountain City, Tennessee man was in custody in Johnson County on Thursday after allegedly stealing a vehicle from Samaritan's Purse in Boone on October 2.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

AppHealthCare, Appalachian State, and Toe River Health District released the latest COVID-19 case totals Wednesday.