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Beginning today July 1, the North Carolina Forest Service is accepting tree seedling orders as part of its annual sale.

The N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most road construction projects over July Fourth weekend to help ease highway congestion over the holiday.

Students who complete their associate degree in nursing (ADN) at Wilkes Community College (WCC) can now obtain their Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) from Appalachian State University through a one-year, online program.

US Senate candidate Jeff Jackson made a stop in Watauga and Ashe this past weekend, as part of his 100-county state-wide tour.

new National Park Service report shows that 14.1 million visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2020 spent $1.1 billion in communities near the park.

Appalachian State University will host a community COVID-19 vaccine clinic Thursday, July 1, from 9 a.m. – noon in the Blue Ridge Ballroom in Plemmons Student Union. Parking will be available in the East Howard Street Lot.

Like many destination towns, Blowing Rock encounters challenges regarding sustainable tourism development. The Blowing Rock Tourism Development Authority seeks to turn challenges into opportunities with a proactive Tourism Management Plan.

Appalachian State University’s annual summer arts attraction, An Appalachian Summer Festival, kicks off its 37th season on Friday, July 2.