Avery County Schools and Camp Linn Haven have again partnered together to provide backpacks and school supplies to area students and classes.

There is still time to Pack The Bus for the 2021 Back 2 School Festival. The Back 2 School Festival is still collecting supplies.

The Watauga County Second Annual National Night Out will take place August 3 at Watauga High School.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce released its second Economic Indicators Report, a quarterly examination of five key statistics within the Watauga County & High Country Economy.

The App State Police Department is investigating vandalism at the Turchin Center.

Appalachian State University will move to license plate recognition technology instead of physical parking passes this year.

The Boone Town Council and Boone Planning Commission will hold a public hearing July 26.

The candidate filing period for the November municipal elections closed last Friday at 12 noon, and a number of candidates have filed to run for office across Watauga, Ashe and Avery counties.

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce along with the Beech Mountain Chamber and the Avery County Chamber of Commerce, invite you to Business After Hours Thursday at Beech Mountain.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: