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  • 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...
  • Randy Edwards Appointed as Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

    Chancellor Sheri Everts has appointed Randy Edwards, who has served at the position as interim since July 2016, as Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, according to an email from Everts sent to all students on Tuesday. Edwards, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from ASU in the 1970s,...
  • App State student Tyler Hardin Elected President of UNCASG

    For the 46th session of the University of North Carolina Association of Student Governments, the UNC System’s 17 student body presidents, and each of their three delegates, elected Appalachian State University’s own Tyler Hardin as their new president. After earning 75 percent of the votes, Hardin is now the...
  • New Vice Chancellor for Student Development J.J. Brown

    J.J. Brown left The University of Tennessee, where he spent over 15 years as both a student and administrator to work for Appalachian State University in 2010. He said the move was to “spread his wings” and add his skills in student development to a university where he already...
  • Carbon Neutral Commuter and offset program aims for emission education

    For the past three years the Office of Sustainability at Appalachian State has offered a program to eliminate the carbon emissions created by your daily campus commute for a few dollars. If you contribute $8 to the Carbon Neutral Commuter program the Office of Sustainability will take that money...
  • NEXUS Greenhouse studies how to grow plants year round sustainably

    Located just beyond the Watauga County Landfill site in Boone lies a greenhouse built to use biomass energy, which is generated from agricultural and food waste materials, to grow plants year round. The greenhouse was made through the NEXUS project, a biomass energy research team consisting of faculty and...
  • Natural Styles: Appalachian student crafts earth inspired jewelry

      Spring’s hot new trend is one that would make Mother Nature proud just in time for Earth Day: nature inspired jewelry. This season, jewelry and nature are joining to create incredible pieces of wearable art. The natural world has inspired many artists across the world, including Caroline Clark,...
  • 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,...
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