The Todd Volunteer Fire Department Board of Directors recently met with Watauga County Manager Deron Geouque and Ashe County Manager Sam Yearick in an effort to address issues necessary to bring the Department back on line.

A section of the pipeline that carries gasoline from the Gulf Coast to North Carolina has been reopened, nearly a week after it was shut down after Hurricane Harvey.

Appalachian State University has earned the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s highest “green light” rating for protecting student and faculty free speech, a distinction held by only 35 institutions nationwide.

A man drowned Sunday evening in the Yadkin River after a kayack accident.

The Watauga County Commissioners met Tuesday morning and voted to select Harper Corporation to act as Manager At Risk in the county's Recreation Center Project.  

Watauga County residents and business will find a tax bill in their mail soon.

SkyLine/SkyBest and  real estate development company Blackpoint at Linville Falls are teaming up to bring high speed internet to southern parts of Avery County.