With tourist season getting underway in the coming weeks, gas prices have been rising recently all across the country, and prices locally have varied by as much as 25 to 30 cents.

Watauga Parents/Partners for Prevention held a meeting April 18th where speaker Elizabeth Kerley, Health Promotion Program Manager at AppHealthCare presented information about the local Youth Risk Behavior Survey, that provides data on health risk behaviors among middle to high school students.

Pedestrian crosswalks will be added to the intersection of Appalachian Street and West King Street in Boone.

The 17th Annual Adult Services Expo returns to Boone Mall this Friday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Appalachian State Athletics set a record last school year with 14 perfect Academic Progress Rate scores.

A Boone woman suffered minor injuries in a rollover accident last Thursday.

The Town of Seven Devils is moving its town hall operations to the old Skyline/Skybest building on Seven Devils Road.

Boone Town Council has decided to take over management and enforcement of town parking.

The Avery County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a bid of over $17 million to proceed with construction and renovations to Avery High School.

Carolina West Wireless has signed a multi-year deal with Ericsson that will, among other things, allow the carrier to deploy 5G in the region.

The Watauga County Manager’s recommended budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 has been submitted to the Watauga County Board of Commissioners.