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Gov. Roy Cooper declares state of emergency as state, East Coast faces fuel shortage
Gov. Roy Cooper declares state of emergency as state, East Coast faces fuel shortage
Ansley Puckett, Managing Editor • 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 May 9, the Colonial Pipeline reported a ransomware cyber-attack resulting in the shutdown of the pipeline and a fuel shortage across the state.  The pipeline is the largest pipeline system...

Norris named permanent Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
May 7, 2021

Effective immediately, Heather Norris will assume the permanent position of Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor after serving as interim since...

‘Building the plane as we fly it’
May 7, 2021

Caps, gowns, stoles and honor cords are all part of the time-honored ceremony of commencement. Graduates throwing their caps into a sea of peers,...

“It’s not supposed to happen in our small town”: University, local community honors deputies killed in April 28 standoff
May 6, 2021

App State students and community members came together on campus to honor Sgt. Chris Ward and K-9 Deputy Logan Fox: the officers killed in...

Historic night at Ted Mack as Appalachian FC secures first ever win

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...

April 29, 2021

App State has many club sports available for students to take part in during their time at App State, and one of these clubs is the recently-formed  disc...

On Record: “SOUR” review

May 12, 2021

When walking down King Street, people stop and stare through the tall glass window of the Turchin Center. Closed since the start of the pandemic, visitors...

April 30, 2021

When a family adopted their Goldendoodle in October 2019, he came home welcomed and loved, much like any other puppy. However, one thing made him a little...

April 23, 2021

Risotto is the intermediate between rice and a creamy pasta dish. Although risotto is billed as difficult, it’s more easily achieved than it gets credit...