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Adam Zebzda, the plaintiff, stands near Laurel Fork Creek Jan. 8, 2022.
Watauga County sued over The Cottages wastewater spills
Ethan Hunt, News Editor • January 19, 2022

A recent lawsuit could hold Watauga County responsible for numerous treated and untreated wastewater spills from The Cottages of Boone, if the court rules in the plaintiff’s favor.  Adam Zebzda, senior political science major and Boone Board of Adjustment member, filed a complaint Dec. 3 for declaratory ruling, requesting the North Carolina superior...

In-person classes canceled due to snowstorm
January 17, 2022

In-person classes are canceled Tuesday because of snowfall, according to an email to students and faculty Monday.  Chancellor Sheri Everts...

Town of Boone advises caution, snow removal ahead of storm
January 15, 2022

After the National Weather Service predicted more than a foot of snow, the Boone Public Works Department issued a statement to the public Thursday...

Boil water advisory lifted for Boone, water main break resolved
January 13, 2022

The Town of Boone Public Works Department lifted Wednesday’s boil water advisory Thursday morning. Traffic flow on King Street has returned...

King Street water main breaks, Boone under boil water advisory
January 12, 2022

A water main broke on King Street around 3 a.m. Wednesday, according to a press release published by the Town of Boone Public Works Department.  Water...

Four Mountaineer runners capture first place at ETSU Invitational

January 19, 2022

App State men’s basketball beat rival Coastal Carolina twice this weekend, once at home and once on the road. With the key wins, the Mountaineers’...

January 19, 2022

One Mountaineer has become paramount on defense during his football career as a Mountaineer. Senior inside linebacker D’Marco Jackson has made memorable...

January 18, 2022

App State women’s basketball returned to the hardwood Thursday, splitting a pair of games against Sun Belt rivals Arkansas State and The University of...

January 18, 2022

App State wrestling secured a Power Five win over Duke Thursday, defeating the Blue Devils 22-12.  The Mountaineers started strong, opening up the...

High Country Food Hub: Community through local produce

January 19, 2022

Instead of sitting around in lecture halls, many of App State’s music production students can be found in the Robert F. Gilley Recording Studio, producing...

January 19, 2022

When one creative writing student transferred to App State, he struggled to find time in school to write. After noticing a writing club shortage on campus,...

January 18, 2022

This review is spoiler-free, with the exception of some details shown in trailers. For those who have not seen trailers, proceed with caution.  Sony...