Community and Business

In announcing the three winners of its “High Country Home Energy Makeover Contest” today, Appalachian Voices said that the need for residential energy efficiency improvements in one of the poorest areas of the state is even greater than originally believed. Nearly 70 residents of the High Country

As part of a week of celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrated today, there is a National Day of Service, with events including the 16th Annual MLK Challenge, with registration at Legends at 8am for placement on a team for a day of service with ASU and ACT (Appalachian

 

Heavy snow on power lines and high winds continue to cause scattered outages throughout the High County and linemen with Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation are conducting power restoration work in Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany counties. Members should report

More than 600 area residents recently attended Grace Academy’s 6th annual Chili-Cook-Off fundraiser on Saturday, November 8, and helped raise $19,000 for the school.  Money raised will help off-set the cost of tuition and greatly contribute to the school’s operating budget.

On Monday night, October 27, the WHS Honors Acting class, the Pioneer Playmakers, will perform “A Fable”, their entry for the North Carolina Theatre Conference High School Play Festival. Written as a collaborative musical by Jean-Claude van Itallie, “A Fable” tells the story of