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The North Carolina General Assembly remains poised to make open government history next week when lawmakers return to Raleigh for the last tim…

Even with our country and counties polarized to extents few of have witnessed in recent times, an opportunity arises this weekend to bypass di…

Thumbs-up: To taking care of the trash and raising money for a great cause. The New River Conservancy hosted its Splash for Cash in late Augus…

This week, hundreds of High Country students began filling school hallways, most looking forward, on some level, to the new year ahead. After …

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Dillon Christopher Baldridge was born July 18, 1994, in Youngsville, N.C. From an early age, he told his family he wanted to be a soldier. Wha…

What a difference a year has made. With many public July 4 festivities canceled in 2020 due to the global pandemic, fireworks finales are agai…

In our ever-increasingly fractured nation, it is important today to recall a time when High Country communities linked arms and hearts to join…

Words of memorial rang across the High Country during the Memorial Day weekend — tributes that have been ongoing annually for more than half a…

After the past year, we’re all hungry for change. But some of us are more hungry than others — and these people face insecurities most of us d…

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