files/MDSB-GBR490x110-May-2015.jpg files/DeerfieldRidge_WebBanner3C.jpg
GoBlueRidge.Net
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins
HCR WSOC TV NCNN
files/farm-bureau-jan-2015.gif

Todays ForecastToday:
75°F | 56°F | 40%
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
77°F | 57°F | 20%
  Swap Shop Online
Home Sports Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos
files/App Brian Estates.png
GoBlueRidge.Net
Mauldin Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Watauga High football coach Bill Mauldin was presented The Lifetime Membership Award from the North Carolina Football Coaches Association on Saturday. The award is looked upon as a type of Hall of Fame award for North Carolina High School football coaches. It was presented Full Story

 
Watauga Man Charged in Sex Assault

A Watauga County man has been arrested on a number of Sexual Offense counts after an incident earlier this week.  On Wednesday, the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible sexual assault that had occurred at a house in the Meat Camp Community of Watauga County. Full Story

 
Statement From Williams On Smith's Passing

“It’s such a great loss for North Carolina – our state, the University, of course the Tar Heel basketball program, but really the entire basketball world. We lost one of our

Full Story
 
Blowing Rock Economy Rebounds

After looking at expansion of the High Country Economy, last week focusing on a number of Boone projects, Blowing Rock is reporting evidence of their expanding economy, with occupancy tax revenues in Blowing Rock increased by 5.5% in 2014 from the previous year, showing lots of visitors lodging Full Story

 
Dean Smith Passes Away At Age 83

Former University of North Carolina head men’s basketball coach Dean Smith died Saturday evening in Chapel Hill. He was 83 years old. Smith was the head coach of the Tar Heels from 1961 to 1997, retiring as the winningest coach in college basketball. He led the Tar Heels to national championships in 1982 and 1993, to 13

Full Story
 
Everts Issues Statement on Student Deaths

With the loss of nine Appalachian students during the current academic year, Chancellor Sheri Everts reached out to the Appalachian Community yesterday with a statement about the losses and some steps to take to mitigate the losses.  Her statement: We have experienced many tragedies Full Story

 
App Open Spring Practice Saturday

Appalachian State University football became the second NCAA Division I FBS program in the country to begin spring practice when it held its first of 15 spring workouts on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Full Story
 
Schools Report Prompts Political Jabs

While the changes in school ratings—and all major testing indices—are somewhat confusing, the results immediately became the point of some political criticism of Representative Jonathan Jordan, with  Gerrick Brenner, Executive Director of Progress NC Action, a North Carolina based advocacy group, Full Story

 
School Report Card: Up To Interpretation

We’re sorting through a number of metrics—the report card of all school systems in the state—looking at our schools in Ashe, Avery, and Watauga, and dealing with a new grading system for the state’s schools, trying to determine what the new grades say about our schools and how our Full Story

 
McDonough Honored By NFHS

 

Watauga High girls' cross country coach Randy McDonough was recently named the South Sectional Cross Country Coach of the Year, which is presented by the NFHS (National Federation of State HighSchool Athletic Association) for girls' cross country. The South Sectional consists Full Story

 
Foxx 'Unfunded Mandates' Bill Clears House

The House of Representatives yesterday passed a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx that would shed light on how federal policies impact the budgets of state and local governments and private sector employers. The Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act, Full Story

 
Building Boom to Change Boone

Boone is on the cusp of an explosion of development, with major projects and investments in Boone that will change our views of this town for years to come.  One of the new projects will reshape the corner of Water Street and Poplar Grove Road, where for years folks went to the FCX then Full Story

 
App State Welcomes Incoming Class of 22

The Appalachian State University football team has officially welcomed 22 new student-athletes to its program following Wednesday’s National Signing Day. The class of

Full Story
 
3 More Sentenced in 'Dixie Crystal' Bust

On Monday February 2, 2015, U.S. District Judge Richard L. Voorhees handed down prison sentences to three men—one from West Jefferson, one from Hudson— for their involvement in a methamphetamine trafficking ring, according to Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for Full Story

 
Samaritan's Purse Powder 'Inert'

The FBI says the white powder delivered Friday to Samaritan’s Purse was not harmful, but came with a harmful message in the envelope.  WSOC-TV says the message was a photocopy  photo of an employee with ‘Taliban’ scrawled across it.  The receipt caused a major response of hazmat crews Full Story

 
Boone Police Probe Man's Death

Another death was reported yesterday morning in Boone. Just after 3:18 am, Boone Police, Fire, and Watauga Medics responded to 143 Rogers Drive in Boone for a medical emergency, saying David Wade Rogers, 47 years-of-age, was found in distress at the residence.  Boone Police report Rogers Full Story

 
Mystery Deepens in Death of Lenoir Woman

They mystery is deepening in the death of a Lenoir woman, found dead Sunday morning just before 3 AM on the parking lot of a Lenoir apartment complex. Lenoir Police Officers responded to the 911 call from Creekway Apartments in which a female was reported to be unresponsive, and upon arrival, found Full Story

 
How Far Would You Drive...

A GoBlueRidge.net reader sent a shot of a gas price at 1.87.9 from a station in Mountain City Tennessee, seen Sunday.  Over the weekend, I saw regular gas at $1.99.9 at a Sam’s Club Station in Winston-Salem, John Roten Paid 194.9 in West Jefferson at the Murphy USA station connected to the Walmart Full Story

 
FBI Now Involved in Samaritan's Purse Powder Probe

In response to the white powder received in a suspicious letter at Samaritan's Purse Friday afternoon, a release came Friday night said that, the FBI is involved in what is still an active investigation with a number of state, local, and federal Full Story

 
<< Start < Prev 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Next > End >>

Page 14 of 724

GoBlueRidge Poll

Which song do you want to hear on The Highway?
 

files/appdental-0315.png
files/adventure-damascus.png
files/op-smiles2014.jpg
files/Window-World-logo.jpg
files/modernad.png
files/boone-ford-ad.jpg
files/perfectiongirls.jpg
files/DIERKS_300x250_PNC_OSN.gif
files/bradpaisleypresale.jpg
files/RASCAL_300x250_PNC_OSN.gif
files/EWF_300x250_UPT_OSN.gif
files/DEF_300x250_PNC_OSN.gif
files/blue_ridge_acupuncture.jpg
files/high-gravity-adventures.jpg