News

Contract bidding for the final section of US 221 widening has been delayed.

A woman in North Wilkesboro arrested for 79 felonies after a fraud investigation.

The Avery County Board of Commissioners met Monday July 1st and County Manager Phillip Barrier, Jr presented a letter recently sent to State Representative Josh Dobson and State Senator Warren Daniel about High Speed Broadband service.

Blue Ridge Conservancy has announced it has protected 26 acres on Backbone Ridge along the Blue Ridge Escarpment in Caldwell County, and helped expand protection adjacent to the Pisgah National Forest and the buffer along Curtis Creek.

The 64th Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of the Scottish Clans will take place July 11-14 Grandfather Mountain's MacRae Meadows near Linville.

The death of five cows in Surry County has been linked to an Asian Longhorned Tick infestation.

In a relatively unusual twist, Gas prices in Boone and Watauga County are actually lower than prices in Ashe County.

Kulynych Family Foundations I & II, each led respectively by Brenda Kulynych Cline and her sister, Janice Kulynych Story, recently donated real estate, personal property, and cash equaling $1 million to support the establishment of the “Petro Kulynych Student Advising Program” at Wilkes Community College (WCC), in honor of their father, Petro Kulynych (1921-2015.)

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce wants to recognize businesses of the High Country who are celebrating a milestone anniversary this year.