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Storyteller honored in Boone

In honor of his achievements, including the N.C. Heritage Award that will be presented to him later this month, local story teller Orville Hicks is being honored today in Boone.

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Leaf month begins

Leaves are starting to changeIt’s October, considered by many to be the “leaf month” of the High Country-

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North Wilkesboro Speedway on its way?

North Wilkesboro Speedway Winston Salem-based developer Worth Mitchell, son of the president of Piedmont Federal Savings and Loan Association, says he has more than enough investors to purchase North Wilkesboro Speedway.

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Explosion: No big deal, firefighters sayAn explosion that woke up Sugar Mountain early Friday was “no big deal,” firefighters say. 
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ASU beats ElonThe Mountaineers are back on track. 
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Western NC could get UNC Medical School

Officials hope a proposal to create a branch campus of the UNC School of Medicine in Western North Carolina could bring more doctors and jobs to the region.

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Easley announces AmeriCorps Grants

Governor Mike Easley announced Friday that more than $2.3 million in AmeriCorps grants 

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Topps Meat Co. recall expanded to 21.7 million pounds, Food Lion Milk Recalled

One of the largest meat recalls in U.S. history was enacted today.

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North Wilkesboro Speedway: New life on horizon?

After lying dormant for over a decade, new life may be on the horizon for the historic North Wilkesboro Speedway.

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Boone receives Water GrantClawson announced the grant yesterday.Mayor Loretta Clawson announced yesterday that the Town of Boone would receive a $178,000 grant to establish a .75-acre wetlands pool in the Elizabeth Drive Area.
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Sugar Mountain makes Shoplifting Arrests

A series of break-ins at Invershield has come to an end- thanks to Sugar Mountain Police Department.

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North Wilkesboro Speedway could have a new owner?Someone has expressed interest in North Wilkesboro Speedway- and that someone is Worth Mitchell. 
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Miller new Fire ChiefBanner Elk has decided on a new fire chief. 
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Bands to battle it out

Saturday bands are battling it out in Wilkesboro, and, as organizer Melissa Walker says, there’s something for everyone.


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Security increases at Boone Mall

An update on a story we brought you earlier this week- security is stepping up after early Monday morning break-ins at the Boone Mall.

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Black Households make 40 percent less, Census saysBlack households make 40 percent less money than white households, census data says. 
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Water for Elephants author makes a Splash in the High Country

Sarah Gruen, author of New York Times number one bestseller Water for Elephants stayed in Blowing Rock last night.

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Water for Elephants author: In West Jefferson Today

Sara Gruen, author of New York Times number one bestseller Water for Elephants is making a stop in the High Country. 

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Fireworks Cause Watauga FireDrivers on 321 yesterday witnessed quite a spectacle. Yesterday afternoon, police cars, fire trucks and other emergency vehicles were parked between Tweetsie Railroad and Mystery Hill.  Full Story
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