“Horn in the West” outdoor drama will conclude its 69th season on August 7, playing nightly except Mondays, and for the last couple of weeks, there is a special Friends and Neighbors ticket price for area residents.

The Back 2 School Festival announced that it is still actively seeking sponsors and volunteers for its 2021 event, which will be held August 6th and 7th at Watauga High School.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources in Raleigh NC has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Fine Particulates...until midnight EDT Thursday night.

New bipartisan legislation in the House and Senate will fund locally led efforts to help prevent extinctions and help wildlife thrive nationwide.

A Sugar Grove man has been charged in the fire that destroyed the home of legendary story teller Ray Hicks.

Governor Roy Cooper said during his Wednesday press conference that the state's schools are being strongly encouraged to require masks for students and staff while indoors.

The Boone Town Council has allocated more than $233,000 dollars of town funds to 14 organizations in the community.

At the Tuesday meeting of the Watauga Board of Elections, Watauga Commission Chair John Welch swore in the new board of elections members.

In June, the North Carolina General Assembly appointed two new trustees to serve on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees.

If anyone wishes to have an agenda item considered by the Boone Town Council at one of the upcoming regular meetings, Tuesday, August 17, and Thursday, August 19, it must be submitted to the Town Clerk by Friday, August 6, at 5 pm.