The Watauga County Commissioners held a second public hearing Tuesday evening on proposed changes to the county ordinance on subdivisions and multi-unit structures.

Avery County Board of Education member Keith Tutterow has announced his resignation.

As the search for escaped inmate Michael D. Clark continues, the Department of Public Safety reminds the public that Clark is originally from western North Carolina and may try to head to that area.

The N.C. Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund recently awarded more than $3.28 million to help communities across the state protect farmland and promote agricultural enterprises.

A number of agencies around the High Country will receive money from the North Carolina Governor’s Crime Commission.

The credit reporting agency Equifax was recently hacked and the personal data of some 143 million Americans has been put at risk.

The Blowing Rock “State of the Town” presentation is set for Monday September 18th at the American Legion Building, 333 Wallingford Road in Blowing Rock.

Appalachian State University alum Catrina Amelia Thompson has been hired as the new Winston-Salem Police Chief.