The Arbor Day Foundation has again awarded Appalachian State University its Tree Campus USA distinction — a title the university has held since 2014.

A woman and a child were injured in a three car wreck in Foscoe on April 11.

Four emerging leaders and a trusted advocate for young professionals were honored during the 3rd annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards luncheon.

The expansion of the Wilkes Community College Ashe Campus is expected to start construction this September.

Ten new communities will soon benefit from participation in Watch for Me NC, a comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle safety program aimed at reducing bicycle and pedestrian crashes and fatalities in North Carolina. 

The Boone Town Council is hosting a special public meeting to discuss the proposed Highway 105 Improvement Project.

The Watauga County Board of Elections voted 3-2 in favor of moving two election day polling places.

On Wednesday, April 10th, at 10:32 p.m., the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1174 Orchard Road in Deep Gap in reference to a suspicious incident.

Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of her support for pro-growth policies in the second session of the 115th Congress.

On April 9th at approximately 1:15 p.m., the Boone Police Department received a 911 report of a deceased woman found in an apartment located at 165 Robin Lane in Boone.

Sheets Bridge in Jefferson, near the intersection of N.C. 16 and N.C. 88, is currently under construction for improvements.