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Boone Police Department addresses traffic congestion on Blowing Rock Road
Boone Police Department addresses traffic congestion on Blowing Rock Road
Ethan Hunt, Reporter • September 27, 2020

The Boone Police Department is asking for the public's help in eliminating traffic congestion on Blowing Rock Road,   In a statement Sept. 21, Police said customers of several popular eating and coffee establishments  attempting to enter the parking lots and the drive thrus are causing the traffic jams.  Students have noticed the congestion....

Watauga County seeks younger poll workers due to COVID-19
September 27, 2020

In Watauga County, the average age of poll workers is 70 years old. According to the CDC, adults 65 years and older are more likely to die from...

App State chancellor announces three active COVID-19 cases within football program
September 25, 2020

There are three new active COVID-19 cases associated with the football team, causing multiple student athletes and staff to miss Saturday’s...

Faculty Senate members flood inboxes of board of trustees, administration for lack of communication
September 25, 2020

Members of the App State Faculty Senate flooded the emails of members of the board of trustees and members of university administration after...

SGA establishes Task Force with Town of Boone, students get local government experience
September 25, 2020

App State's SGA will establish the Task Force on Intragovernmental Mountaineer Relations through a joint initiative with the Town of Boone. Since...

App State baseball looks to carry on momentum after COVID interrupted strong start

September 27, 2020

When senior wide receiver Thomas Hennigan first came to App State, he was a quiet yet determined player. Now, he serves as one of the team’s six captains...

September 25, 2020

  App State women’s soccer earned a 1-0 home victory late against Sun Belt Conference rival Troy Friday.  Though defense defined the game,...

September 25, 2020

App State football is looking to get back in the win column after a tough loss against the Thundering Herd of Marshall last weekend. The week three matchup...

September 24, 2020

A member of the Mountaineer volleyball team has tested positive for COVID-19, App State and AppHealthCare announced Thursday afternoon.  The student...

Drive-in thrives amidst a live entertainment-focused world

September 28, 2020

With venue closures, limited access to recording spaces and other issues posed by the pandemic that swept the world this year, it's now more important...

September 28, 2020

Saturday mornings in the High Country boast an outdoor, locally-sourced experience for tourists and locals alike.  Not far off the beaten path, winding...

September 24, 2020

The release of the next generation of mainstream gaming consoles is just around the corner, and retro video game store The Gamefather is working to satisfy...