The House of Representatives unanimously passed a Senate-amended update to H.R. 150, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act

Construction work that would require lane closures along major highways will be suspended by the N.C. Department of Transportation from Friday, Dec. 20 to Thursday, Jan. 2 to accommodate travelers for Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Banner Elk Town Council approved the rezoning of a pair of land parcels.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners have made interim county manager Adam Stumb permanent.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Watauga Campus Culinary Arts program will offer Carry Out Cuisine events during the Spring 2020 semester to the general public and will also continue to offer the Chef’s Table Dining Experience events.

An accident Tuesday morning on Highway 421 in Wilkes County closed the highway for a time.

A 229-acre tract of land on the outskirts of Blowing Rock, has been protected by the Conservation Trust.

Candidate filing closes Friday, December 20 at 12 Noon for anyone choosing to run in the 2020 Elections.

The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy recently purchased 51 acres near the Appalachian Trail in the Highlands of Roan in Mitchell County.