Don’t Wreck the Holidays. Drive Safe and Sober

RALEIGH – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, unless you are drunk driving. The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with law enforcement across the state … Read more

Town Of Boone 2017 Christmas Parade Cancelled

Due to a Winter Storm Warning for the area through Saturday afternoon, and for the safety of those involved, the Town of Boone has cancelled the Christmas Parade for Saturday. … Read more

NCDOI:Changes to Medicare Part A and B for 2018

RALEIGH — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have announced the changes to Medicare Parts A and B for 2018. Each year, Medicare costs are reexamined to determine if changes … Read more

December 4-8, 2017 Traffic Reports

Monday December 4 6:44pm – Accident – In the area of 1773 NC Highway 194 North just past Howard’s Creek Road. Tuesday December 5 9:30am – Accident – 105 near … Read more

App State Clinches Sun Belt Title With Senior Day Win

*Press Release From Appalachian State Strategic Communications* BOONE, N.C. — The exercise became so repetitive, true freshman Thomas Hennigan began raising fingers to signify how many times he had scored. It … Read more

Avery County Schools Superintendent Steps Down

 Avery County Schools Superintendent Ken Townsend is stepping down, according to reports to In an email sent to the staff of Avery County Schools: “Good afternoon. I hope your … Read more