The Mayor of the Village of Sugar Mountain over the last 13 years, Dennis Lacey, served his last day December 17th.

Avery County was one of ten communities in North Carolina selected to receive a Partnership for Success (PFS) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Wednesday voted in opposition to the articles of impeachment of President Trump that were considered in the U.S. House of Representatives.

App State Athletics has received an anonymous $1 million pledge toward A Mountaineer Impact, A Drive for Excellence, the comprehensive initiative that enhances every aspect of the Mountaineers' athletics department.

Watauga Medical Center has received the 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award, which recognizes hospital excellence in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stay.

A Pineola Christmas tree farmer has provided the Biltmore Estate in Asheville with a large tree for the holiday.

Appalachian State University has been recognized — for the fourth consecutive year — as a national leader for the number of Reich College of Education alumni who are National Board Certified Teachers.

Blue Ridge Conservancy wrapped up a series of land protection projects resulting in the conservation of over 1,000 contiguous acres on Three Top Mountain in Ashe County.

A Boone man was convicted in Federal Court in Statesville December 17 of transporting and possessing child pornography.