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Blue Ridge Energy is on high alert and ready to respond should severe weather predicted for this weekend lead to power outages in the cooperative’s service area of Caldwell, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, Avery, Wilkes and Alexander counties.

The Ashe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stolen vehicle from Winston-Salem that ended in a foot chase on January 4th.

Gas prices are still dropping in the High Country as demand has hit its lowest point in nearly two years.

Influenza (flu) is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death.

For the third consecutive year, Appalachian State University has topped the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ list of “Top 50 Alma Maters by Total Number of NBCTs,” with 2,090 alumni having earned the national credential to date.

The Middle Fork Greenway is on pace to be halfway finished by the summer of 2020.

Boone Mayor Rennie Brantz has signed a proclamation declaring January as mentoring month and January 31st as "Thank Your Mentor Day."

Blue Ridge Conservancy achieved land trust accreditation renewal from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.

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

Former West Jefferson attorney Andrew C. Jackson Jr. was issued 57 more charges of misuse of a photographic device.