The Blowing Rock Leadership Challenge Class of 2019 has finally completed their class project.

Real estate sales in the area continue to decline, due to a reduced residential inventory.

the Ashe County Economic Development and NCWorks will put on a job fair September 28 at the Family Central Gym, 626 Ashe Central School Road in Jefferson.

The Schaefer Center Presents performing arts series, presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs, proudly announces its 2021-22 season.  The academic year series offers students, faculty, staff and the community a diverse array of music, theatre and dance designed to enrich the cultural landscape of the campus and surrounding area.

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation invites you to a seminar highlighting the agricultural permit program along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

An 18-year-old from Manitoba, Canada has been arrested for making the threatening phone call that caused a lock down at Watauga High School last month.

The Avery County Health Department, part of the Toe River Health District has posted the latest COVID-19 case numbers.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is making available a number of videos with its health providers discussing COVID-19 vaccines, effects on women and children, and more.

MerleFest runs September 16-19 at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, and there have been a couple of changes to the line up and organizers remind all who plan to attend to either prove they are fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID test before entering the festival.