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Shaken Baby Prevention Project Announced

Officials yesterday announced a new $7 million education project in North Carolina aimed at trying to reduce the number of deaths and traumatic injuries that can occur when frustrated caregivers shake crying babies. 

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Another Miracle Finish Eludes Watauga

Lady Pioneers 55 East Burke 76

14 points from Rebekah Pineda

13 points from Emily Pineda



Watauga 67  East Burke 74


Pioneer men were lead by Zach Greene with 19 points and David Isaacs with 16.


Next up for Watauga will be Alexander Central in Boone on Friday night.

Air time 6:05pm on 100.7 MAC FM and online at goblueridge.net.


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Deep Gap two face Drug Manufacturing Charges

Two Deep Gap residents were arrested yesterday in connection with an investigation that began January 2.

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Breaking News: Arrests made in Banner Elk Vehicle Break-insBanner Elk Police Department and Avery County Sheriff’s Office are investigating vehicle break-ins- and Aisling Broadcasting has been told two arrests have been made. 
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Interconnection official, Boone and ASU "Ahead of the Curve"

img_2847_small.jpgBoone Mayor Loretta Clawson was all smiles as she and Appalachian State University Chancellor Kenneth Peacock signed water and sewer agreements today.

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Agencies come together to assist shot detective

When one of their own was shot, area sheriff’s departments came together as a community to help.


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Foscoe Shooting Investigation: Could be a month, SBI says

The State Bureau of Investigations is wrapping up its investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Foscoe.

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Updated: Lenoir man apprehended at car lot, confesses to Boone break-ins

Lenoir Police officers say they caught 20-year-old Jordan Thomas Coffey in the act of breaking into a car lot early yesterday.

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ASU expands to Hickory, hopes to help regional economy

Tomorrow marks the realization of a goal four years in the making.

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Town and ASU to make Interconnect official

Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson and Appalachian State University Chancellor Kenneth Peacock will sign water and sewer agreements between the Town and ASU today at 11 a.m. at Town Hall.

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Foxx website wins awardThe Congressional Management Foundation recognized 2007’s best websites in Congress yesterday.  Full Story
An Artful way to spend an Evening

Watauga Arts Council has a way to keep warm and have a good time.

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Roy Cooper, MySpace reach an agreement

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper and attorneys general from New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York announced yesterday social networking site MySpace has upped its defenses against sexual predators.

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Easley says take actionAt yesterday’s Emergency Water Shortage Response Planning Workshop in Greensboro, Governor Mike Easley told water system managers from the state’s 30 most vulnerable communities to take certain actions now
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MySpace to up defenses against Sexual PredatorsMySpace.com has reached an agreement with North Carolina and 44 other states to add measures to combat sexual predators.
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Take the plunge

Winterfest 2008 kicks off in Blowing Rock in a very cold way: The Polar Plunge.

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Helping you quit

Watauga-based Coordinator of the Northwest Tobacco Prevention Coalition Terri Vandyke says now’s the time to quit tobacco.

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Hudson-Cajah Mountain Road to openHudson-Cajah Mountain Road should reopen this week after being closed for the last four months. 
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The Childrens Hour to hit Ashe

Tonight marks the open auditions for Ashe County Little Theatre’s spring performance of Lillian Hellman’s classic, The Children’s Hour.

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