Beginning fall 2019, 20 students in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) will be named Beaver Scholars, qualifying for scholarships of $10,000 per academic year.

The TangerKIDS Grant Program has opened its call for entries in the High Country.

Democrat Stella Anderson of Boone has been appointed to a four-year term with the new North Carolina State Board of Elections. Boone Republican Stacy “Four” Eggers was nominated for the board, but was not selected.

A Boone woman was sentenced to a minimum of 25 years in prison for a major sex offense.

Renovations to Avery High School could be put on hold because of funding issues.

For nearly a decade, Appalachian State University has held the Military Friendly School designation awarded by VIQTORY (formerly known as Victory Media) in recognition of its efforts in helping military-affiliated students thrive on campus and in the surrounding community.

Multiple fire departments responded to a home chimney fire in Boone on Tuesday.

The new Horton Hotel in downtown Boone will open next Wednesday, February 13th.

Super Bowl LIII is Sunday, and, if history serves, the ads may be more compelling than the game. But what about the music that transitions bowl viewers from the game to commercials and back? Is anybody listening?

“Sound and Sole,” a short film by assistant professor Cara Hagan, has won Best Southern States documentary at the Southern States Indie Fan Film Fest held in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Flu activity is starting to increase in the High Country. February is typically the peak of the flu season.