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  • Two App State football players arrested

    Boone Police Department announced on Friday that three more arrests, which include App State football players Ke’monte Tayvon (Tae) Hayes and Isaiah (Ike) Diontae Lewis, were made in connection the May 4 stabbing of football player Teh’Ron Fuller. App State athletics immediately released a statement announcing that both Lewis...
  • Man shot after reported home invasion

    Boone police found a man suffering a gunshot wound that was not life-threatening at 195 Green Street after responding to a reported home invasion Wednesday at approximately 9:37 p.m., according to a police report. According to the report the male resident reported shooting the suspect after he forced entry...
  • 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...
  • DIY skate park in jeopardy by ASU property purchase

    Appalachian purchased the former Watauga High School on Tuesday for $15.5 million. Although this deal marked the beginning of a new era for the university, it simultaneously brought about the end of another for the Boone skate community. The old Watauga High School is home to Boone’s only legal...
  • None harmed in Appalcart crash

    At approximately 2 p.m. on Saturday, an Appalcart bus struck a student in her car at the College Street light. Appalachian State Campus Police were the first on the scene, followed shortly after by the Boone Police Department. Megan King, a senior exercise science major, said she was turning...
  • 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...
  • App State athletics unveils $60 million renovation plan

    *Correction: For clarification, App State athletic’s press release states: “To provide the necessary funding and engagement to position our sports program for sustained excellence. A Mountaineer Impact was designed to provide a solid financial foundation for the Appalachian State Athletics program by raising commitments of $60 million over the...
  • Free tattoos for the community

    Various businesses in downtown Boone are coming together to raise money for the community March 3-5. Speakeasy Tattoo is spearheading the weekend with their “Free Tattoos for the Community” event on March 4 which offers free tattoos with a minimum of a $20 donation to one of the chosen...
  • App State announces three-game football series with UNC

    App State football announced another big matchup against an in-state school just a month after announcing a series with East Carolina. Appalachian State agreed on Monday to a three-game football series with North Carolina Chapel Hill that is set to begin on Sept. 21, 2019 at Kenan Stadium. The...
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