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The Town of Blowing Rock is planning the second of its two semi-annual “flushings” of the water lines.

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Medical Assisting program has earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

The Ashe County Board of Commissioners decided to commit $7.4 million to Wilkes Community College for its Ashe Campus expansion project.

A male cyclist was found unresponsive on George’s Gap Road in Sugar Grove on October 30th. He was later pronounced dead. 

The High Country Breast Cancer Foundation’s annual 5K Walk and Run for Breast Cancer last Saturday had more than 400 participants and raised more than $40,000.

With another High Country winter well on its way, Watauga County Schools would like to remind families how they make and communicate decisions about the operation of school during inclement weather.

Doc’s Rocks Gem Mine raised more than $22,000 for the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center in Boone.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reminding North Carolinians that more than $30 million in funds are available for families who need emergency help heating their homes through the Crisis Intervention Program.

Top honors for the prestigious 2018 America in Bloom National Awards Program were announced at the annual symposium and awards celebration held in Lexington, KY on September 29th.

A car ran into the Meat Camp Volunteer Fire Department causing damage to the building on October 25th.

Local realtors recorded sales 5 percent higher this summer than in the same period last year.