The Town of Boone is requiring people to be masked when they are in public areas, joining a handful of other North Carolina municipalities who are taking the same step to slow the spread of the cor
8:11am Jun 22, 2020Health & Safety Health & Safety
11:06pm May 27, 2020Politics & Government Politics & Government
Council members in Boone have removed a controversial part of the town’s state of emergency order for the COVID-19 outbreak after a judge blocked it last week.
5:04pm Feb 03, 2020Business Business
Earth Fare, an organic grocery-store chain based in North Carolina, is closing all of its stores.
5:03pm Jan 06, 2020News News
The High Country is under a winter weather advisory and high wind watch with snow in the forecast for Tuesday.
8:22am Dec 12, 2019Politics & Government Politics & Government
Watauga County’s elections board has agreed to a plan to add a new precinct for early voting.
6:00am Oct 14, 2019Arts Arts
A historic gem has been brought back to life in the High Country.
11:07pm Oct 13, 2019Sports Sports
One area football team is in the latest top 25 college football rankings while another one falls out.
12:18am Sep 24, 2019Education Education
There is a record number of students at Appalachian State University this fall, and school leaders are hoping to hit a big milestone next yea
11:42am Aug 27, 2019Politics & Government Politics & Government
The Boone Town Council has passed a “welcoming community resolution.”
4:59pm Aug 26, 2019Crime Crime
A federal grand jury in Charlotte has handed down multiple sex charges against a Boone man.
3:43pm Apr 18, 2019Business Business
A special meeting next week is set to discuss a major road project the state is planning in Boone. But disagreement over a proposed median on N.C. 105 could impact the project’s timeline.
8:36am Feb 08, 2019News News
In Boone, a college class is involved in a project that’s looking at ways to improve homes for adults with autism.