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Last year, Cove Creek became Watauga County’s second school to be recognized for its dedication to sustainability, earning a designation as a North Carolina Green School of Excellence.

The Wilkes Heritage Museum will host the twelfth annual Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, June 7th.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s efforts to develop a Centralized Advanced Manufacturing Center have received a financial boost from the Golden LEAF Foundation.

Appalachian State student-athletes pride themselves in giving back to the community of Boone since they are endlessly devoted to the success of the university and its athletic programs.  

Watauga Habitat for Humanity crowned Ginny Walker of Mountain Times Publications its Big Kahuna fundraising winner.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open 34 trout streams and two lakes classified as Delayed Harvest to trout harvest on June 1 through Sept. 30.

As the temperature starts to rise for the spring and summer, AAA Carolinas is reminding motorists to never leave children or pets in the car during the warm days, because it is even warmer inside their vehicles. 

Ashe Memorial Hospital received a $200,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to help combat the opioid epidemic.

From August 2017–May 2018, Appalachian State University Food Services, with the help of campus partners and eco-conscious students, faculty and staff, reduced single-use plastic straw usage on campus by 444,000 straws.

The Newland Board of Aldermen approved a one-time reduced water rate for the new Avery County Pool.