News

Avery Man Takes Lottery Cash

While no one in the High Country took home any of the Powerball Jackpot last month—the largest amount ever up for grabs—a birthday and anniversary added up to a lucky number for an Avery County man, who might find himself with some new friends—maybe some new relatives he wasn’t aware of.

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Sports

Mountaineers Open Spring Practice at KBS

BOONE, N.C. — In spring-like conditions at Kidd Brewer Stadium, Appalachian State University football opened its spring practice season on Sunday.

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Pet Patrol

Lost: Blue Heeler

On february 4th, a blue heeler named Rusty went missing from the Valle Crucis/ Sugar Grove area. He is wearing a blue reflective collar. If found please call 828-773-9436 or 828-266-3513.

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Community and Business

FAFSA Day Saturday at ASU

Families who would like help completing the FAFSA are invited to attend FAFSA Day on Saturday, February 20 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Appalachian State University in the John E. Thomas Building, Room 265 (Financial Aid Office).

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Virgil L. Morgan

Mr. Virgil Lee Morgan, age 88, of Boone, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

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Closings and Cancellations

Closings and Cancellations

 CLOSINGS, CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS & EARLY DISMISSALS FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9th, 2016

  • Alleghany County Schools are on a two hour delay.
  • Ashe County Schools closed for Tuesday, a NO day for staff
  • Avery County Schools are closed for Tuesday, an optional teacher workday for teachers and staff on a two hour delay
  • Avery County Administrative Offices open at 10am
  • Carter County, TN Schools are closed.
  • CCC&TI's Watauga Campus has canceled day classes for Tuesday, Feb. 9. A decision regarding night classes will be made by 4 pm.
  • Grayson County, VA Schools are on a two hour delay.
  • Great State Bank opens at 10am
  • Johnson County, TN Schools are closed.
  • Lees-McRae College is closed today.
  • Newland Offices open at 10am
  • Mitchell County Schools CLOSED Tuesday, a NO day for staff
  • Two Rivers Community School is closed today
  • Watauga County Schools are Closed to students and teachers. It's an annual leave day for teachers and 10 month employees. The Snow Day Program at Hardin Park will open at 9:00.
  • Watauga County Criminal Courts are cancelled for today; all parties involved in cases need to be in touch with their attorneys for reschedule dates.
  • Watauga County Project on Aging will not have home delivered meals or transportation. 
  • Watauga Opportunities is closed and will not have transportation.
  • Yancey County Schools are Closed.

 

 

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