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Ron Forster joins Watauga Humane Society efforts

Watauga Humane Society has announced that Ron Forster has been named its major gifts development director. 
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DAV purchases new vehicle

The Disabled American Veterans Watauga County Chapter No. 90, located in Boone, recently purchased a 2014 Ford Flex to add to...
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State fair tickets go on sale

Beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, North Carolina State Fair tickets, discounted admission tickets and ride sheets will go on sale. 
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Grace Lutheran Church sends handmade gifts in Costa Rica

Women and friends representing the Lizzie-Estelle Circle at Grace Lutheran Church in Boone recently completed 100 dresses for young girls in Costa Rica.
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High Country mother's group shares victories, challenges and support

It's not hard to picture about a dozen women sitting around a table once a month talking about their children. It happens every day in every community across...
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Area students earn academic accolades and honors

Richard graduates from Grove City CollegeDaniel Richard graduated from Grove City College in Grove City, Pa., on May 17.Richard earned a B.S. electrical...
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Grandfather Camera Clinic accepting registrations

Amateur and professional photographers can now register for the Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic, a two-day seminar that offers presentations from...
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Chefs Dinner to benefit NROG July 27

New River Organic Growers host a Chefs Showcase Dinner at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 27, at Springhouse Farm in Vilas. The dinner will...
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From Boone to the Adirondacks

During one of several mission trips originating from Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Boone this year, a group of 20 men, women and teens spent the last week...
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Local Boy Scouts survive and thrive in New Mexico wilderness

A group of 52 Boy Scouts and their leaders left Boone on June 16 en route to the Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. 
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Isabelle Aldridge making a move on hunter/jumper circuit

The 14-year-old Isabelle Aldridge is known locally as the inspiration for the children's book, "Isabella Propeller and the Magic Beanie."
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Watauga attorneys award scholarship

The Watauga County Bar Association, a voluntary association of attorneys who practice in Watauga County, announced the recipient of the...
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Regional Library receives planning grant

The libraries of the Appalachian Regional Library -- Ashe County Public Library, Watauga County Public Library, Western Watauga Branch...
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Never too broken to belong: Amy Lambert's new video

Amy Lambert of Boone, well-known across the country as a solo artist in Southern gospel music, has just released a new video that is drawing attention at a...
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Quilting for a cause

Quilting has been an important part of life in the High Country area for several generations and is a rich tradition being kept alive by women of all...
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Jamboree to benefit Watauga Humane Society

The second annual 4 Paws Country Fair & Music Jamboree will be held Saturday, July 12, on the grounds of the Watauga Humane Society to benefit the animals...
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High Country students honored at National SkillsUSA Championship

Students from area high school and college technical education programs won the nation's highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills...
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Tweetsie welcoming two cartoon characters in July

This July, Tweetsie Railroad will welcome two legendary cartoon characters, Scooby-Doo and Shaggy, to the park for the first time July 11 to 13. 
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Life Care Center LPN earns certification

Darlene McGuire, a licensed practical nurse at Life Care Center of Banner Elk, recently earned her wound care certification from the Wound Care Education...
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Community Band performing

The Watauga Community Band announces the remainder of its summer performance schedule.
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