U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the re-enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program for Dairy will be extended until June 22, 2018.

The N.C. Division of Water Resources has honored 69 water treatment plants for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards, and Boone and Appalachian State are among those honored.

The Watauga County Tourism Development Authority approved a $1.7 million dollar budget this week.

Avery County Schools Superintendent Bryan Taylor will reassign two people in the school system.

Two people were transported to hospital after a collision on Highway 105 South Tuesday.

The FDA, CDC, along with state officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella tied to fruit and salad mixes containing melons produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

The Town of Blowing Rock adopted its 2018-19 budget Tuesday.

The Pisgah National Forest is warning visitors to Bent Creek Experimental Forest and Black Balsam on the Pisgah Ranger District to be on the look-out for black bears.