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Wells Fargo Presents: Symphony by Chetola Lake, A Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce Event Tonight

Published Friday, July 26, 2013 at 6:50 am
July 26, 2013. On Friday, July 26, Wells Fargo presents Symphony by Chetola Lake, a Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce event. This beautiful experience under the stars features the Symphony of the Mountains playing an outdoor concert by the shore of Chetola Lake, capped off by a spectacular fireworks display to finish off the evening. Read more...
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The Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain in Todd is Scheduled to Hit the High Country Aug 2 and 3

Published Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 3:35 pm
July 23, 2013. The inaugural Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain will take place on Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Blue Bear Mountain Campground. The event is BYOB, with no glass bottles allowed. Patrons will receive a $10 wristband with ID to allow alcohol consumption. Read more...
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The Appalachian RollerGirls Gear Up for Much Anticipated Final Home Bout of the Season on August 3

Published Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 3:00 pm
July 23, 2013. The Appalachian RollerGirls return home to the High Country for their final home bout of the season on Aug. 3. Their final home bout will be against the French Broads at the Holmes Convocation Center. Doors for the event open at 5 p.m. with the bout officially starting at 6 p.m. Read more...
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Horn in the West Actor Darrell King Bids Farewell After 1,000 Shows and 20 Years as Reverend Sims

Published Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 11:00 am
July 14, 2013.It is the end of an era at Horn in the West in Boone. For 20 years, actor Darrell King has breathed life into the character of the comical and stout-hearted Rev. Isaiah Sims, a circuit-riding Baptist minister who befriends Dr. Geoffrey Stuart, the lead character in the production. On July 14, however, King's tenure in the role will come to an end as he steps out of the good Reverend's shoes for the final time. Read more...
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Christmas Trees In High Country Fare Better During Wet Weather Than Other Crops

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:31 pm
July 11, 2013. Besides general upkeep and muddy fields, the wet weather over the past few months has been good for the Christmas tree crop, David Tucker, president of Watauga County Christmas Tree Association, said. Of the 5,000 trees planted in April at Tucker’s Tree Farms only one has died, Tucker said. Read more...
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What’s Playing at the Movies? July 11 – July 18: Pacific Rim, Despicable Me 2 and More

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:45 pm
July 11, 2013. Check out all of the great films that you can catch this week at the movies. Trailers included! Read more...
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Former ASU Basketball Player Collapses at Pro-Am Game Tuesday Night, Wakes Up From Coma Thursday Morning

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:43 pm
July 11, 2013. After collapsing at a summer pro-am game in Charlotte on Tuesday, former ASU basketball guard Omar Carter was in a medically induced coma until Thursday morning. Charleston Southern Coach Barclay Radebaugh told the Charleston Post and Courier that Carter woke up from the coma this morning and that his vital signs are “terrific.” Read more...
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Contractor To Install Traffic Signal At Intersection of Poplar Grove Connector and NC 105

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:28 pm
July 11, 2013. N.C. Department of Transportation is planning to install a new traffic signal at the intersection of the Poplar Grove Connector and N.C. 105. The project will begin once the NCDOT purchases the land needed to install the poles into the ground, Daniel Adams, division traffic engineer with the NCDOT, said. Read more...
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Grab the Family and Groove to the Tunes This Summer with a High Country Summer Music Series Concert

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm
July 11, 2013. Summertime in the High Country is the perfect time to get out there and find some culture. During the warm months, there are many different options for summer concerts on different days and at varying locations. Almost every day of the week features a concert or show for you to take in. Read more...
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3,700 Acres of Important Soil Protected by Blue Ridge Conservancy, National Committee for New River

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 1:40 pm
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July 11, 2013. Western North Carolina’s important agricultural lands are in danger of being lost to urban development and population increase, land trust advocates say. Blue Ridge Conservancy has been working to conserve this invaluable natural resource, and so far has made significant progress. Read more...
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ASU Transfers $200,000 Earlier Than Scheduled To Ease AppalCART Billing Issues, Finance Director Turnover

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:54 pm
July 11, 2013. ASU recently transferred $200,000 to AppalCART “a little bit in advance” to help the transit authority fund its retirement program as it works through some billing issues, according to AppalCART Board of Authority Chair Jerry Moretz. AppalCART has had recent financial problems related to state-funded grant reimbursements and an unusually high-turnover rate at the financial director position. Read more...
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Hunters and Jumpers Return to Blowing Rock in Late July for 90th Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:14 pm
July 11, 2013. The second phase of what is believed to be America's oldest continuous horse show Hunter/Jumper competition takes place in Blowing Rock in late July. The 90th Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show, held at the nearby Equestrian Preserve, will feature more than 400 horses in competition July 23-28, and July 31-Aug. 4. Read more...
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Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:21 am
July 11, 2013. What is going on in your community? Here is a brief update on the emails that we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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Hospitality House Cuts All Emergency Shelter Overflow Beds, Reduced Resources Leads to ‘Difficult Decision’

Published Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 9:03 am
July 11, 2013. Despite a continuously increasing demand for shelter services the Hospitality House has made the difficult decision to discontinue the use of all emergency shelter overflow beds, effective immediately. Read more...
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U.S. Senate Bill To Reverse Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rates Fails, Hagan and Foxx Chime In

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 4:04 pm
July 10, 2013. In a 51-49 vote Wednesday, the U.S. Senate effectively halted a bill that would freeze interests rates on subsidized Stafford student loans at 3.4 percent for one-year until Congress decides upon a long-term solution. On July 1, interest rates jumped from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. Read more...
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More New Faces Guaranteed: Boone Town Council Members Scherlen, Leigh Decide Not To Seek Re-Election

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm
July 10, 2013. Boone Town Council Members Jamie Leigh and Allan Scherlen have decided not to seek re-election. The mayor’s post and three town council seats are up for election in November. Mayor Loretta Clawson has long announced that she is not running and has endorsed Boone Town Council Member Andy Ball for the jump to mayor. Read more...
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Newland Riverwalk Summertime Concert Series and Beech Mountain Summer Sunday Concerts Continue

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 1:50 pm
May 14, 2013. The Newland Business Association's Newland Riverwalk Summertime Concert Series continues this weekend with a concert featuring The Johnson Brothers while The Beech Mountain Summer Sunday Concerts have started up again at the gazebo at Fred's Mercantile. The season starts up with Joe Shannon and the Mountain Home Bluegrass Boys at 6:30 p.m. Read more...
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‘Very, Very Sad:’ Watauga Sheriff’s Office Arrests 19-Year-Old Female of Banner Elk for Shake-and-Bake Lab

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 1:44 pm
July 10, 2013. Narcotics detectives with the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 19-year-old female of Banner Elk on July 8 on drug warrants for meth, according to a release sent out by Sheriff Len Hagaman. Referencing the age of Valerie Ann Dollar, Hagaman wrote in an email: “very, very sad.” Read more...
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Watauga County Board of Elections Meets Next Tuesday, New Members To Swear In, Elect Officers

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 12:41 pm
July 10, 2013. The Watauga County Board of Elections meets on Tuesday, July 16, to swear in new members of the local elections board and elect officers. Read more...
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Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Hosts Artist Receptions and More for Month of July

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 12:40 pm
July 10, 2013. The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum is well known for its galleries, exhibits, guest speakers and artist receptions that invite the community to come out to the Museum for some cultured fun. This month, the BRAHM has a myriad of events planned for the community to attend to showcase artists, intrigue children and bring out the creativity in the community. Read more...
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Weekly ‘Brief Sheet’ From Blowing Rock Police Department: Extra Holiday Traffic, More Accidents

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:33 am
July 10, 2013. Courtesy of the Blowing Rock Police Department, here is the weekly "Brief Sheet," compiled by Capt. Aaron Miller on Tuesday, July 9. Read more...
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Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 9:20 am
July 10, 2013. What is going on in your community? Here is a brief update on the emails that we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. 1) Idina Menzel 2) Beanstalk Little Theater 3) Mastercraft Festival 4) Spay/Neuter summer special 5) Morning Star Gallery 6) Banner House Museum Read more...
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High Country Roundup: Independence Day Edition 2013

Published Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:39 am
July 3, 2013. Independence Day is on its way, and the High Country knows how to celebrate with style. Check out our roundup of all the things you can do in the High Country to celebrate the 4th of July the way the locals do. Make plans for the entire family to come out and enjoy an Independence Day celebration. Read more...
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Jones House Pickin’ Parties Feature Slow Jams, Instrument Petting Zoo and More

Published Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm
June 27, 2013. The Town of Boone's Cultural Resources Department and Downtown Boone Development Association announce Jones House Pickin' Parties - a series of free musical evenings at the Jones House Cultural and Community Center on Thursdays in June from 5:30-7:30. Read more...
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The 32nd Annual Watauga County Humane Society Rummage Sale Scheduled for June 22-23

Published Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:30 pm
June 21, 2013. For the 32nd year in a row, the Watauga County Humane Society's annual rummage sale will take place starting June 22 at the National Guard Armory. The sale runs both days from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more...
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The Second Annual Festival of the Book At Watauga High School to Kick Off June 22 at 9 a.m.

Published Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:01 pm
June 21, 2013. The second annual Festival of the Book will kick off on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Watauga High School. Sponsored by the Friends of the Watauga County Library, the festival will allow participants to join authors, exhibitors and other bibliophiles for a day of literary celebration. Read more...
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The 2013 Beech Mountain ClimbMAX Race to be Held Saturday, June 22 at 9 a.m.

Published Friday, June 21, 2013 at 3:15 pm
June 21, 2013. Saturday, June 22, marks the Beech Mountain ClimbMax endurance run. The demanding 5K and 10K courses are designed to challenge runners of all skill levels and to provide a scenic and memorable run through the beautiful views of Beech Mountain. Read more...
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Siren Mountain Jam, A Celebration of Women’s Music and Art, Hits High Country Fairgrounds June 21-22

Published Friday, June 21, 2013 at 2:30 pm
June 21, 2013. For two days, the High Country Fairgrounds will be taken over by the first annual Siren Mountain Jam, a two-day frestival showcasing women's music and art in the High Country of North Carolina. On June 21 - 22, the festival will showcase a dozen musical acts, over 30 artist vendors, a healing arts village, workshops, food vendors with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options and on-site camping. Read more...
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The 15th Annual Blood, Sweat and Gears Gets Cyclists Geared Up for the 100 Mile Race on Saturday, June 22

Published Friday, June 21, 2013 at 2:15 pm
June 21, 2013. The intense, grueling 100-mile English century ride will take place on June 22 in Valle Crucis, starting at the Valle Crucis Elementary School. The looped route will circle Boone along the way. Read more...
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Sugar Mountain’s SugarBrew 2013 to Take place on Saturday, Aug 3 from 11 a.m. through 6 p.m.

Published Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 4:21 pm
June 19, 2013. Sugar Mountain Resort is brewing up another SugarBrew. From 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug 3, SugarBrew is the place to be. Sample an array of craft, import and domestic beer and wines from noon until 6 p.m. Listen to live music performances by local favorites. Read more...
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The Inaugural Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain in Todd is Scheduled for Aug 2 and 3

Published Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 11:33 am
June 19, 2013. The first ever Annual Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain is making its way to the High Country for the weekend of Aug 2 and 3. The Music Fest has put together a great musical lineup for a fun filled weekend of music in the scenic mountains of Watauga County. Read more...
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Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

Published Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4:20 pm
June 18, 2013. What is going on in your community? Here is a brief update on the emails that we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. 1)Grand Opening of Blue Heaven Resort and Spa 2) First Choral Evensong 3)Buckeye Summer Camp 4) Business After Hours 5) Avery Chamber After Hours Canceled 6) Banner House Museum 7) Ticker's Gallery Read more...
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Saturday, June 22, Marks the Inaugural Avery County Beer Fest with Blind Squirrel Brewery

Published Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm
June 18, 2013. The Inaugural Avery County Beer Fest is Scheduled for this Saturday, June 22. The first ever Beer Fest, held in conjunction with Blind Squirrel Brewery, will be held at Toe River Lodge in Plumtree, NC from noon until 8 p.m. Read more...
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The Blue Ridge Mountain Club to Host A Summer Solstice Celebration June 21 and 22

Published Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm
June 18, 2013. Join us on June 21 and 22 as we celebrate the longest day of the year! Summer Solstice has become the 'welcome back' party and the beginning of summer with plenty of food, fun and music to fill the air. Read more...
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Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce Announces Call for 4th of July Parade Registration

Published Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 2:59 pm
June 18, 2013. The Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce along with the Town of Banner Elk will host the annual 4th of July Parade on Thursday, July 4, at 11 a.m. The Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade Committee is issuing an open call to all organizations, institutions and individuals who wish to be a part of this year's parade. The Parade will proceed from Lees-McRae College to Tate-Evans Park in Banner Elk. Read more...
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