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The Avery County Board of Education met September 1 and updated parents and faculty on the first two weeks of the school semester.

Governor Roy Cooper Wednesday announced nearly $40 million in funding for NC Student Connect, a new partnership created to address internet connectivity gaps that are a barrier to remote learning for many North Carolina students.

The Boone Service League invites women interested in membership or learning more about the nonprofit to attend the group’s first monthly meeting of the 2020-21 service year at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, via Zoom.

Here are the Tuesday COVID-19 numbers from AppHealthCare and Toe River Health District.

A Boone resident died Saturday night after a collision at the intersection of Highway 321 and Aho Road.

A prehistoric reptile that prowled the Earth more than 230 million years ago has found a home on Appalachian State University’s campus.

The Deep Gap Volunteer Fire Department has received a $90,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

A new art installation has recently been completed on the grand staircase outside the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, and it's in need of a name.

On Friday, September 4 at 11:02 pm, the Boone Police Department received 911 calls from numerous parties, of a motor vehicle collision involving pedestrians at the intersection of East King Street and Forest Hills Drive.

Chambers of Commerce throughout the High Country have partnered to bring the Grow with Google Webinar Series to businesses throughout the area.

Avery County Health Department was notified Thursday of its first COVID-19 associated death in Avery County.