Murray Hawkinson is retiring as Watauga Substance Abuse Prevention Center Director.

The Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddlers Convention will be Friday and Saturday in Boone.

The N.C. Department of Transportation will study the addition of a stoplight at Highway 105 and High School Drive in Boone.

Attorney General Josh Stein announced a $118,642,000 settlement with web-based electronic health records company Practice Fusion over allegations that the company accepted payments from some drug manufacturers in exchange for using its software to promote their drugs to physicians.

Three people have been charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving a  vandalism crime.

A Newland man was arrested and charged after getting into getting into a scuffle with a high school basketball official.

Earth Fare, the Asheville-based supermarket, is closing all stores.

The Boone Town Council and the Boone Planning and Inspections Department held a joint planning retreat January 22 and parking, stormwater, downtown design standards and rezoning were among the topics discussed.