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Several local agencies have partnered for an event to kickoff the App State vs Wake Forest game weekend for locals, visitors, and fans of both teams. 

The Avery County Board of Commissioners will be searching for a new architect for the next phase of swimming pool project.

The Watauga County Board of Elections did not vote on the approval of an early voting plan for the upcoming municipal election.

The U.S. Forest Service has reopened most recreation areas and roads on the National Forests in North Carolina.

School performance data released by the N.C. State Board of Education shows that Watauga County Schools has improved its four year graduation rate for the second year running, reaching a record high of 91.2 percent.

Having been spared the worst of Hurricane Irma’s effects, which have left millions without power, Blue Ridge Energy has dispatched 21 line technicians to a fellow Georgia cooperative devastated by effects of Hurricane Irma and five to heavily damaged Haywood EMC in western North Carolina. 

On Wednesday September 13, Boone Police, ASU Police, and the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office came together in effort to help locate and identify the campsites of homeless persons in the area of the Greenway Trail.

Blue Ridge Energy line technicians have completed full power restoration for nearly 8,000 members impacted by outages caused by severe weather from Hurricane Irma.

The Blowing Rock Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to deny a request for a rezoning that would permit short-term rentals on two parcels on Ransom Street.

The winner of the Boone/Watauga County Veterans Memorial design contest was officially announced at Boone Town Hall on Tuesday.