High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins

Todays ForecastToday:
69°F | 53°F | 30%
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
58°F | 44°F | 70%
  Swap Shop Online
Home Sports Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos
Concrete Truck overturns in Frank CommunityA Frank accident last night kept Avery County rescue workers busy. 
Full Story
J’s Market break-in- Case Closed

The Avery County Sheriff’s Office says they know who’s responsible for a July break-in at J’s Market on Highway 19E in Elk Park.

Full Story
Women's forum to Break Through

In cooperation with OASIS, the Boone Service League is presenting its 3rd Annual Women’s Forum, entitled Breaking through… protecting our community from violence against women tonight.

Full Story
Motorcycle accident blocks traffic yesterdayA motorcycle accident just after 5 p.m. yesterday blocked traffic on Highway 105.  Full Story
Speedway group optimistic

When approached by potential North Wilkesboro Speedway purchaser Worth Mitchell, representatives from Save the Speedway were ecstatic according to public information officer Steven Wilson.

Full Story
Principal honoredWatauga High School’s Angela Quick has been named Watauga County Schools Principal of the Year for 2007-08. 
Full Story
Developer’s wake tonight

Local developer and philanthropist Harry C. Robbins will be laid to rest tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church in Blowing Rock.

Full Story
Mayor presents proclamations for Mental Health Awareness

Last Wednesday, Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson presented two proclamations regarding mental illness awareness to Steve Moeller.

Full Story
Clawson honors StorytellerStoryteller Orville Hicks was honored in Boone yesterday with his own holiday. 
Full Story
Survey shows NC on top in National Guard support programs

 Governor Mike Easley announced yesterday that North Carolina has some of the nation’s most comprehensive support programs for National Guard and Reserve family members. 

Full Story
Grover C. Robbins' son dies

Local developer and philanthropist Harry C. Robbins died Sunday at Blowing Rock Hospital.

Full Story
Retired theatre professor struck by car: Doing okay

Retired performance professor Ed Pilkington was injured Friday afternoon when his bicycle was struck by a Ford Ranger.

Full Story
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.

Full Story
Leaf month begins

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

Full Story
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.

Full Story
Explosion: No big deal, firefighters sayAn explosion that woke up Sugar Mountain early Friday was “no big deal,” firefighters say. 
Full Story
ASU beats ElonThe Mountaineers are back on track. 
Full Story
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.

Full Story
Easley announces AmeriCorps Grants

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

Full Story
<< Start < Prev 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 Next > End >>

Page 665 of 739

files/Farmer Appreciation Week GBR Tile.png
files/BankersLife_Ad (1).jpg