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AppHealthcare announces eight COVID-19 clusters, five active cases
AppHealthcare announces eight COVID-19 clusters, five active cases
Will Hofmann, Reporter • September 26, 2021

AppHealthCare announced the location of eight COVID-19 clusters in Watauga County through their COVID-19 dashboard Friday. The clusters come as cases in Watauga increased by 12 , leading to an active case count of 139 in Watauga County.  The active clusters are as follows: One active case associated with the App State baseball team. Six are...

122 years of education: University marks history with social, bell ceremony
September 18, 2021

Guests and administrators celebrated  Founders Day 2021 at Founders Plaza for the fourth consecutive year, marking 122 years since App State...

Boone Police, App State student address racist incident night of Luke Combs concert
September 10, 2021

An App State student and Boone Police have resolved a viral incident involving racism that occured on the night of the Luke Combs concert Sept...

App State runs on sun: solar car team takes the gold
September 7, 2021

Members of the App State solar vehicle team cheered and high-fived on the steps of B.B. Dougherty Hall Aug. 19 after Chancellor Everts congratulated...

App State alumnus, youngest on town council, pushes for local government
September 7, 2021

Although the former president of App State College Democrats is now an alumnus, his new role as a member of the Boone Town Council is keeping...

Unfinished business headlines App State’s final non-conference matchup vs. Marshall

September 22, 2021

The Mountaineer cross country teams competed in the Firetower Project at the Don Kennedy Trails at State Farm in Boone Sept. 17. The men’s team won their...

September 22, 2021

The Mountaineers traveled to Conway, South Carolina, Sunday to take on the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers but fell short with a 2-1 defeat in overtime.  In...

September 21, 2021

App State field hockey came out of its previous weekend 2-3, winning 2-0 against the No. 24 James Madison Dukes Sept. 10 at home but losing 0-2 to the...

September 18, 2021

The Mountaineers are coming off a heartbreaking loss in Miami and turning their focus to the Elon Phoenix. Members of the Colonial Athletic Association,...

Playlist of the week: Bring back the ’80s!

September 26, 2021

Boone’s outdoor enthusiasts and film lovers were transported to a world of snow-capped mountain peaks, adventurous, rocky climbs and worldwide exploration...

September 24, 2021

It can be hard to find a dinner option that’s quick, simple and inexpensive. It’s even harder to plan a new and exciting meal within those parameters,...

September 22, 2021

Boone is known for its fall weather and activities, and AppalFest is App State’s contribution to the autumnal celebrations. After a year and a half of...