Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and Heifer USA, a global non-profit organization dedicated to working with community to end hunger and poverty while learning to care for the earth, are making possible roughly $50,000 to be distributed to local farmers in Alleghany, Ashe, Wilkes, and Watauga counties in North Carolina and Johnson County, Tennessee.

The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce will host a public “Candidates’ Forum” on Monday, October 16th beginning at 5:30 pm at the Blowing Rock School Auditorium.

Valle Crucis School was put on a brief lockdown Thursday after reports of a suspicious person on campus.

Voter registration deadline for the upcoming November 7th municipal elections is Friday October 13th.

A Wake County Superior Court Judge has ruled that the Plemmons Student Union can be used as an early voting site in Watauga County.

Fall has arrived which means flu season is right around the corner.

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein will hold the first meeting of his Council on Collegiate Opioid Misuse in Boone.

The heavy rains that came through the region Sunday washed away the booms placed in the Watauga River near Foscoe that were containing the petro-chemical leak.