The Watauga County Parks and Recreation Department has relocated to the East Annex Rock Building on Queen Street in Boone. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences has partnered with the university’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics (RIEEE), as well as the Office of Research, to assume support for a long-term project that will provide continuing annual estimates of global and national carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Wendy’s in Boone is having its dining room fully remodeled.

LifeStore Financial Group, Inc. reported net income of $1,289,269 for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 compared to $1,076,509 for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, or an increase of 19.8 percent.

ECRS has announced the winning applicants for their 2019 Community Grant Program.

The Boone Town Council held a public meeting on Tuesday to discuss the proposed Highway 105 Improvement Project.

The Blue Ridge Parkway is planning major updates to the Flat Top Manor House this year.