files/MDTB-GBR490x110-March2015.jpg files/DeerfieldWebBanner_final.jpg
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins

Todays ForecastToday:
50°F | 35°F | 80%
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
60°F | 39°F | %
  Swap Shop Online
Home Sports Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos
Police departments: relaxing the standards

A nationwide trend reported this week is police departments relaxing age and fitness standards and forgiving minor criminal convictions when recruiting.

Full Story
Survivors come together

Last night cancer survivors joined together at Greenway Baptist Church for the second annual Survivor’s Dinner.

Full Story
57 counties still in drought- including Avery

 Governor Mike Easley announced yesterday 17 western counties, including Avery, still fall under mandatory water conservation directives.

Full Story
Local business wins 7 national awardsA local advertising and public relations firm has won seven national awards

for its work with energy and telecommunications utilities.

Full Story
Hawksnest Golf Course and eminent domain

A public hearing Monday at 5:30 may help determine the fate of the Hawksnest Golf Course in Seven Devils.

Full Story
Heritage Festival gets spooky

The 2007 Wilkes Heritage Festival hits the High Country Saturday.

Full Story
Friday night in Deep Gap!

Friday nights in Deep Gap are about to get one hundred percent more exciting.

Full Story
Kentucky players come to River House

 Theatre lovers are in for a treat on Sunday. Natasha William’s production of “Power Plays,” directed by Ed Desiato comes to the River House.

Full Story
Trout Lake lets everyone feel like a pro

Looking for a summer activity?

Full Story
Foxx and McHenry unite against stem cell research

Despite dissenting votes from High Country representatives Virginia Foxx and Patrick McHenry, congress passed the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act by a vote of 247 to 176.

Full Story
Roofer falls 50 feet

An unidentified roofer fell three stories from a rresidence yesterday morning.

Full Story
Old Cannon Hospital plans still on!

In contrast to what we reported yesterday- plans to renovate the Old Cannon Memorial Hospital are not only still on- Banner Elk 10 LLC could not be more excited, says managing partner Larry Suchman.


  Full Story
Punkin the bear passes

Grandfather Mountain lost another family member this week.

Full Story
Iraqi lit could be part of your summer reading list

Yesterday, Appalachian State University faculty member and translator William Hutchins conducted readings in honor of International Iraqi Author Week.

Full Story
Affordable housing in Boone? U.S. News & World Report says so

The June 11th edition of U.S. News & World Report features the High Country’s own Boone, North Carolina.

Full Story
ASU makes bargain list

Appalachian State University gained recognition once again in Consumers Digest magazine.

Full Story
Art of Aging comes to Ashe

Friday at 4:00, a reception for a unique art show will be held at the Ashe Services for Aging Senior Center, according to coordinator Dawn Goodman.

Full Story
Help Hospice reach $15,000 goal

This Saturday, walk for more than your personal health.

Full Story
1 more alternate to go: Anderson Trial continues

Jury selection in Caldwell’s first-degree murder suspect, Jerry Anderson, continued yesterday, with the questioning of four potential alternate jurors.

Full Story
<< Start < Prev 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 Next > End >>

Page 692 of 717

GoBlueRidge Poll

Which song do you want to hear on The Highway?