On September 8th, 2018, Appalachian District Health Department (AppHealthCare) and Appalachian State University confirmed one case of meningococcemia in an Appalachian State University student who lives off campus.

At approximately 10 a.m. this morning, a white male entered United Community Bank – 8036 Valley Boulevard, Blowing Rock, and demanded money.

Jessie R. Hubbard’s court appearance for his charge of the murder of Diane Goss has been postponed.

North Carolina remains under a State of Emergency with Hurricane Florence forecasted to make landfall on the coast before the weekend.

The Round Up for the Middle Fork Greenway raised $112,000 during the month of July.

Bojangles on Blowing Rock Road in Boone is scheduled to be fully remodeled by the end of September.

Several High Country road projects have been selected as part of a preliminary draft of the State Transportation Improvement Program.

In August, Appalachian State University welcomed 19,108 students to campus, including 4,723 first-year and new transfer students — the largest class in the university’s history.

For 21 Appalachian State University students, 13 weeks of getting up at dawn for physical training have paid off.