• Boone police arrest three suspects in connection to armed robbery

    Boone police responded to a reported armed robbery at 137 Stoneybrook Court on Thursday. According to the police report, they took three suspects into custody in connection with the robbery. The suspects and their charges are as follows: Isaiah Scott Beck, 18, charged with two counts of Felony Robbery...
  • Road Closures Continue for Water Transmission Line

    Due to the construction of Boone’s new water line, closure of Brownwood Road will continue for the time being and a portion of New River Hills will be closed beginning May 1, according to a press release sent out on Thursday. Garney Construction Company, the contractor installing the pipeline,...
  • Boone Police identify victim in fatal assault; son of victim involved

    Boone police responded to a traumatic injury from a reported assault at 137 Stoneybrook Ct. last Sunday at approximately 1:56 a.m. Police transported the victim to Watauga Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. According to the police release the other involved party is the victim’s son. The...
  • SGA candidate primers

    Anderson Clayton – sophomore journalism major Alan Lee – junior political science major   Clayton said via email that her administration would prioritize action and attainability and aims to start a movement to ensure that student’s voices are heard. Clayton identified tuition and fees as being of particular importance...
  • Editor’s picks

    Halle Keighton Photo Editor “Divide” by Ed Sheeran  The lyrics of every song on this album are beautiful. When I listen to this album, one minute I am dancing and the next minute I am crying. “Worn Out Skin” by Annabelle’s Curse If you don’t know the band Annabelle’s...
  • Boone Police respond to scene of unattended death

    Boone Police officers responded to Herring Loop for an unattended death early Monday morning. The decedent, James Luther Guy, was 53 years old. According to the police report there were no apparent signs of foul play and investigators have yet to determine the cause of death....
  • Boone police investigate death of infant

    An infant was pronounced dead upon arrival at Watauga Medical Center last Tuesday according to a police report. Boone police officers and medics responded to a call requesting assistance with an unresponsive infant in a residence in the Watauga Green apartment complex on Clawson Street in Boone at around...
  • Boone police make arrest linked to January armed robbery

    Boone police arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with an alleged armed robbery and drug charge that occurred in January after stopping him for a traffic violation on Feb. 10. According to the police report Jalen Raynard Smith, of Triumph Lane, was charged with one count of felony robbery...
  • University announces candidates for Vice Chancellor of Student Development

    Three candidates for the position of vice chancellor for Student Development have been selected to interview on campus by the university’s search committee. The candidates are Cathy Akens, Trae Cotton and J.J. Brown. Each of the candidates will visit campus for a two day period to give presentations and...
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