Ho Shin Lee from Los Angeles, California, was indicted for laundering over $1.9 million from Appalachian State University, according to a news release from the United States Attorney’s Office in the Western District of North Carolina. In March 2016, the Connect NC Bond passed and Appalachian State University was awarded $70 million to build a
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Friday afternoon, DeJon Milbourne, senior accounting major, and Brigitte Kelly, sophomore political science major, became the next President and Vice President of the App State Student Government Association. Milbourne and Kelly won with 53.1 percent of the vote. “Thank you. Thank you to everyone who supported and everyone who voted regardless of who they voted
Appalachian Mountain Brewery hosted its fourth annual Daniel Boone Rail Jam Saturday. It was a ski and snowboarding event open to the public and held on slopes made of snow produced on site, despite the warm weather. The event was hosted on St. Patrick’s Day at Horn in the West and included new ramp locations
This week marks the 52nd election for representatives for App State’s Student Government Association. Before polls close on Friday, presidential and vice presidential candidates answered student and moderator-prepared questions during a public debate. The presidential candidates, DeJon Milbourne and Anderson Clayton, are both seniors. Milbourne is an economics major and Clayton is studying both
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, and the center celebrated in style on March 2 as part of its Spring Exhibition Celebration. The Turchin Center invited the public to spend the Friday night listening to live music, eating hors d’oeuvres and exploring the center’s five open exhibits.
One of Boone’s newest bands, Barefoot Modern, recently signed a record deal with Split Rail Records and began recording their debut album Feb. 28. Coming from the High Point/Greensboro area, indie pop band Barefoot Modern is made up of four college students, three of which are Appalachian State freshmen. Both bass player Hunter Evans and
On Friday afternoon, App State men’s tennis coach Bob Lake released a joint statement with athletic director Doug Gillin announcing Lake’s resignation from the position, effective immediately. “In accepting Lake’s resignation, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin thanked Lake for his 18 years leading the university’s men’s tennis program, noting four Southern Conference tournament semifinal appearances,
The parking lot of the Youth Outreach Skating Rink in West Jefferson was entirely filled by 3:25 p.m. on Feb. 24, but cars kept pouring in, extending increasingly farther out into the field of grass and wild onions alongside the building. Skaters and spectators alike milled around outside enjoying the overcast but unusually mild weather.
The Boone town council voted on Feb. 15 to postpone consideration to repeal the Boone 2030 Land Use Plan until the March 19 regular meeting. Originally, the town council had planned to vote on the repeal at the Feb. 15 meeting at 11:40 p.m. They chose to do otherwise after the large amount of public