Officials with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health recently announced the first reported flu-related death of the 2019-20 flu season, which occurred the first week of October and involved an adult in the central part of the state.

A developer has finalized the purchase of the former Subaru dealership property on Highway 105 in Boone.

There was an untreated wastewater discharge in Beech Mountain Tuesday.

A West Jefferson man has been charged with illegal hunting and one drug charge.

Despite previous announcements of a delay, bidding for the improvements to Section E of US 221 in Ashe will now begin next March.

Avery County Commissioners unanimously approved a plan to relocate the Banner Elk convenience site from Balm Mountain to Sugar Mountain.

Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Charles Hardin is the North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year.

The Banner Elk Town Council approved applying for a grant to assist with a downtown wireless internet project that would make free Wi-Fi available to the public.

Art students at Bethel School will have 24 ornaments they created displayed on a special North Carolina Christmas tree at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 5 in Washington, D.C.

A woman found deceased in her home October 15th died of smoke inhalation and possibly a heart attack.