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

Tar Heels Visit BC Tonight

THE MATCHUP

♦ North Carolina (19-4, 8-2 ACC) will try to bounce back from its first losing streak of the 2015-16 season when it visits Boston College (7-16, 0-10) tonight.

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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

  • Avery County Board of Education meeting scheduled for today has been reset for Tuesday, February 16th, 6pm
  • Avery High School Basketball vs Mitchell County has been postponed until tomorrow, weather permitting.
  • CCC&TI's Watauga Campus has canceled day classes for Tuesday, Feb. 9. A decision regarding night classes will be made by 4 pm.
  • Greenway Baptist Pee-Wee Basketball Practices scheduled for today have been cancelled.
  • Lees-McRae College is closed today.
  • The Seven Devils Town Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at 5:30PM has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at 5:30PM at Town Hall due to inclement weather. For further updates visit www.sevendevils.net
  • 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, congregate meals, or transportation. 
  • Watauga Opportunities is closed and will not have transportation.

 

 

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