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Former West Jefferson attorney, Andrew C. Jackson Jr., was arrested last Saturday for driving while intoxicated.

Capital Bank gifted Western Youth Network with a $10,000 grant to support a financial literacy program for youth across the High Country.

Appalachian State University leaders proposed a fee increase of 3 percent for the 2019-2020 school year.

Boone Police, along with many area law enforcement and public service agencies, responded to multiple bomb threats Thursday afternoon.

AppOrtho is using the High Country’s first robot-assisted surgery system to help with knee replacement surgeries.

A pickup truck slid and flipped on its side Wednesday morning because of icy conditions on N.C. 16 just outside of Jefferson.

The Boone Tourism Development Authority has revealed its new master plan for the redevelopment of Howard Knob.

The High Country Charitable Foundation gave grants to four nonprofits in Avery County as gifts for the holiday season.

The High Country is coming off a severe snowstorm that lasted Saturday night into Monday morning.

MerleFest has announced three additional headliners for the 2019 festival.

The public health staff, in partnership with Watauga County Animal Control are working together to notify the community in and around the Crystal Mountain community in Watauga County of a single confirmed rabies case.