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Tuesday morning, residents were evacuated from the Cranberry House in Avery County due to flooding.

The new Watauga County Community Recreation Center is expected to be completed by May 1.

Since the completion of Main Street and Sunset Drive improvements in Blowing Rock, Valley Boulevard is next for consideration.

Blowing Rock WinterFest officially gets underway Thursday in Blowing Rock.

There was a wide-spread power outage that affected most if not all of Avery county Thursday morning. 

In December, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina closed on 17 acres of bog land in Jonas Ridge, bordering the Pisgah Loop Scenic Highway.

Ashe County commissioners joined a number of other towns and counties across the state by voting to affirm a resolution declaring Ashe County as a “Second Amendment Sanctuary.”

Watauga County Schools Superintendent Scott Elliot was recently interviewed on WATA radio and spoke about the progress of the new Valle Crucis Elementary school, to be built on property along Broadstone Road between the Mast Farm Inn and the Mast Store Annex.

Appalachian State University recently presented the inaugural Chancellor’s Awards for Inclusive Excellence.