High Country Press was established 05-05-05 by Ken Ketchie along with the help of many writers, editors, designers, sales, and support staff. On Feb. 29, 2012, the newspaper made the transition to the World Wide Web. On 02-02-22, Sam Garrett was named as the new publisher.
Our web based newspaper www.highcountrypress.com serves Watauga, Avery, and Ashe counties of Northwestern North Carolina. The publication is based in Boone, focusing on news, community information, and events in Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Linville, West Jefferson, and other surrounding areas of the High Country.
High Country Press Publications publishes the High Country Magazine twelve times a year and a seasonal Visitor Guide for the summer, fall, and winter seasons.
Mailing address: High Country Press • P.O. Box 152 • Boone, NC 28607
Advertising: Email email@example.com
Letters to the Editor: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar Submissions: Email email@example.com
Internship Opportunities: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sam Garrett – Publisher
Michelle Harrell – Advertising Director
Ashley Poore – Creative Director
Harley Nefe – Editor
Anna Beth Adcock – High Country Magazine – Writer
Josh Floyd – Photographer
Tim Gardner – Writer – Avery County
Sarah Mathis – Intern – App State
Peter Morris – High Country Magazine – Writer/Photographer
Sherrie Norris – Writer
Kris Testori – Writer – Blowing Rock
Jan Todd – High Country Magazine – Writer/Photographer
Zach Hill – Writer – Boone