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No more parking tags: license plate recognition software to replace physical tag
No more parking tags: license plate recognition software to replace physical tag
Ethan Hunt, Associate News Editor • July 29, 2021

Students can expect yet another post-pandemic change in the fall: physical parking tags are now a thing of the past.  App State announced July 2 in an email that license plate recognition software will replace physical parking tags for students purchasing on-campus parking permits. The email stated students would no longer need to use a parking...

AppalCart steering to new mobile app
July 23, 2021

AppalCart announced Wednesday it will be using a new mobile app that riders can use to find transportation.  The public transportation system...

Textbooks gone virtual: App State introduces new book rental program
July 9, 2021

While much of university operations are moving away from a virtual format, App State’s updated textbook rental program is going electronic.  With...

Mask mandate, mass gathering limits lifted, per Gov. Roy Cooper
May 14, 2021

North Carolinians can expect a mask-free summer earlier than expected, effective immediately.  Gov. Roy Cooper announced he is lifting the...

Gov. Roy Cooper declares state of emergency as state, East Coast faces fuel shortage
May 11, 2021

In an executive order Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency for North Carolina in response to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline.  On...

Appalachian FC secures 3-2 victory in final home game of inaugural season

June 13, 2021

Appalachian FC beat Metro Louisville FC 3-1 at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex in Boone June 5, securing the first win in club history.  “It’s...

May 30, 2021

All Mountaineer sports will operate venues at maximum capacity during the 2021-22 academic year, App State Athletics announced Friday.  "We are excited...

May 3, 2021

Once a two-star recruit from Miramar, Florida, cornerback Shemar Jean-Charles turned into a strong special teams player early in his career at App State....

May 1, 2021

With the 178th overall pick in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected former Mountaineer lockdown cornerback Shemar Jean-Charles.  The...

Recipe Corner: The berry best muffins

July 12, 2021

After a weekend of performances, interviews and modeling, 34 women stood onstage in High Point on June 26, waiting for news of who would be crowned the...

July 1, 2021

The creator of Pop Up Boone is starting a new chapter in her business ventures and giving women a new way to connect.  After nearly two years of directing...

June 29, 2021

Between face painting, live music and people dancing on the sidewalks, the King Street Art Market made downtown Boone feel a little more like its old self...