News

Gas prices are still dropping in the High Country as demand has hit its lowest point in nearly two years.

For the third consecutive year, Appalachian State University has topped the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ list of “Top 50 Alma Maters by Total Number of NBCTs,” with 2,090 alumni having earned the national credential to date.

The Xerces Society has recognized Appalachian State University for providing a safe campus with sustainable habitats for some of its smallest, and one might say, most productive black and gold members — bees.

Boone Mayor Rennie Brantz has signed a proclamation declaring January as mentoring month and January 31st as "Thank Your Mentor Day."

Watauga County Habitat for Humanity will be accepting applications for their affordable housing program until March 31st.

Blue Ridge Conservancy achieved land trust accreditation renewal from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.

A man died after his pickup truck rolled down an embankment on U.S. 421 in Zionville.

Former West Jefferson attorney Andrew C. Jackson Jr. was issued 57 more charges of misuse of a photographic device.

Blue Ridge Conservancy has acquired 80 more acres on Three Top Mountain in Ashe County.

The U.S. 221 widening project in Ashe County has been slowed down from recent bad weather.