Tuesday, June 2, at around 12:10 pm, Boone Police and Watauga Medics responded to the Sleep Inn at 163 Hwy 105 Ext, after receiving a 911 call to check the well-being of an individual.

The Avery County Commissioners reviewed a final proposed version of the county’s 2020-2021 budget on June 1.

The Avery County Health Department was notified Thursday of two Avery County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The AppalCART Board of Trustees adopted the FY 20/21 budget last week, and there are no route changes coming, but the budget is increased by about 1 percent.

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners Tuesday adopted the recommended Fiscal Year 20-21 Budget with changes to some recommended fees.

Representative Virginia Foxx (NC-05) released the following statement on the death of George Floyd and the recent events across our nation:

AppHealthCare and the Toe River Health District report additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed.

AppHealthCare has confirmed eleven additional cases of COVID-19 among subcontractors who were working on Appalachian State University campus construction projects.

The Ashe County Board of Education has selected Dr. Eisa M. Cox as Superintendent of Ashe County Schools for a four year term effective July 1.

Tuesday afternoon, Boone Police, Fire, and Watauga Medics, responded to Lowes Hardware of Boone, for a report of an injury from the accidental discharge of a firearm.