News

Back 2 School Festival Pick Up Schedule

The Back 2 School Festival will take place in person this year at Watauga High School, Friday August 6 and Saturday August 7.

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Sports

Hampton Named West Assistant; Equip U8 Tryouts Today....

Ashe County football coach Brian Hampton, who has led the Huskies to three straight conference titles, has been named an assistant coach for the West in the East-West Senior All-Star Football Game next July; Demetrius Taylor and Baer Hunter of the App State football team land on another Watch List; Watauga High has released its Class of 2021 Hall of Fame Class; and it's a huge day for the NCHSAA and its future existence. For more on these stories, and for more sports stories, please click on the links below....

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Pet Patrol

Lost Australian Shepherd

LOST: "Romeo" is a medium sized male Australian Shepherd, long haired, black with brown, no tail, less than one year old. He is wearing a harness with tags. Last seen near new Cove Creek School in Vilas on July 21st.

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Community and Business

Mt Mitchell Crafts Fair Returns August 6-7

The Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair returns to Burnsville’s Town Square, August 6-7.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Greg Oliver

Greg Oliver, age 57, 2021, of Marion Thomas Road, Zionville, passed away Wednesday, June, 23, 2021, at his residence.

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