School Announcements for Monday Dec 11, 2017

Ashe County Schools are closed today, December 11, for both students and staff. It will be an annual leave day for ten-month employees.


Avery County Schools are closed Monday. Optional workday on a two hr delay


Watauga County Schools will be closed. It's an optional teacher work day, on a two hour delay if needed for safe travels. The Snow Day Program at Hardin Park School begins at 8 a.m.

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Monday's Mid-Day Sports Report....

Listen to WATA's Monday morning sports report on GBR....

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Pet Patrol

Missing from Zionville - Gabby

Missing Part Yorkie and Part Unknown Female Dog.

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Community and Business

Dollar Days all month at Grandfather Mtn.

With winter on the way, Grandfather Mountain is decking its halls — and hills — for the holidays.

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Obituaries(Funeral Homes)

Mr. Burl A. Pardue

Mr. Burl A. Pardue, age 93, of Slabtown Road, Zionville, passed away Saturday evening, December 9, 2017 at his home.

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