A pharmacy manager from Burnsville, North Carolina, pleaded guilty for her role in the fraudulent diversion of prescription drugs and money laundering, the Department of Justice announced Monday.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute broke ground Wednesday evening on a transformative project on the growing Watauga Campus in Boone.

An elderly man, traveling the wrong way on U.S. 421 East near the Wilkesboros, was killed early Tuesday September 19th when his car collided head-on with a pickup.

Ashe County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Monday September 25th at 6:30 pm to hear from county residents about whatever may be on their minds.

While Hurricane Maria is not expected to make landfall, the storm will pass close to the Outer Banks.

North Carolina has received the international Higgins and Langley Award for Outstanding Achievement in Swift Water Rescue for the coordinated local, state and federal response in October 2016 to Hurricane Matthew.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crimes:

Samaritan’s Purse is responding to Hurricane Maria on Dominica and Puerto Rico and continuing to send relief supplies to the Caribbean islands hit hard by Hurricane Irma, including St. Martin, Antigua, Barbuda, and the Turks and Caicos. 

The Town of Seven Devils will apply for grant funds for a pedestrian plan for the town.