The National Park Service has announced the third annual Project Parkway will take place on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Saturday, April 24.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper Tuesday issued Executive Order No. 204 that further eases restrictions in place due to COVID-19, and will go into effect at 5 pm Friday, March 26.

On March 04, three inmates quickly came to the aid of an Avery County Detention officer when another inmate attacked the officer in the main cell block of the Avery County Jail.

Since the COVID-19 vaccination effort began, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System has administered 5,526 first dose vaccines, to healthcare workers, teachers, the eligible general public, and a significant portion of the Spanish-speaking community members.

For the first time in an online format, Watauga County School’s best readers met earlier this month to test their skills at the district-wide Battle of the Books competition.

Dr. Blake Brown of Boone was honored at the 16th Annual Breakfast with the Commissioner event March 5 in Raleigh.

The Watauga County Public Library will reopen to the public with safety restrictions on March 24.