Phillip Greene, from High Country Radio's Glory 1130, interviewed Avery Schools Superintendent Dan Brigman Monday March 16.

On Friday, March 13, 2020, Boone Police Chief Dana Crawford enacted their COVID 19 response protocol.

Ski Beech has announced it will close for the season Sunday March 15, due to concerns over Coronavirus.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), Grandfather Mountain will close for two weeks, effective Sunday, March 15.

A fire in Sugar Grove Thursday caused heavy damage to a residence but no injuries.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has ordered North Carolina Schools to close beginning Monday.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will suspend all classes and activities for students the week of March 16, but will continue operating on a regular schedule for employees and student support services.

A Watauga County resident has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). This is the first presumptive positive case in Watauga County.

ARHS has a new Coronavirus website available for the latest information.