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Five Hotels and Two Restaurants Honored With North and South Carolina AAA Five Diamond Award

Published Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:23 am
AAA Carolinas honored five hotels and two restaurants at the North and South Carolina AAA Five Diamond awards dinner at The Fearrington House Inn and Restaurant on Sunday, Jan. 5. The Five Diamond rating is the top designation awarded each year by AAA to an elite group of qualified hotels and restaurants after an anonymous overnight visit or dining experience by full-time specially trained inspectors. Read more...
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Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Dec. 4, 2012

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Dec. 4, 2012

Charlie Rash, D. Dec. 4, 2012
Charlie William Rash, age 69, of Warrensville, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.

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Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Dec. 4, 2012

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10:36 am

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Dec. 4, 2012

Clara Rupard, D. Nov. 30, 2012

Mrs. Clara Rupard, 78, of Banner Elk, died on Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a daughter of the late… Continue reading

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Dec. 4, 2012

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10:30 am
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Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Nov. 30, 2012

Published Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:40 am

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Nov. 30, 2012

Vivian Johnson Stamey, D. Nov. 28, 2012

Vivian Johnson Stamey, age 83, of Newland passed away on November 28, 2012 at Roan Highlands Nursing Center.

A native of Avery County, she was… Continue reading

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Nov. 30, 2012

Published Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:04 am
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Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Nov. 13, 2012

Published Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Nov. 13, 2012

Ann Bennett Willis, D. Nov. 10, 2012
Ann Bennett Willis, age 88, died peacefully on November 10, 2012 at her home in Grandfather Mountain in Linville, North Carolina, after an extended illness.… Continue reading

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Nov. 7, 2012

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Nov. 7, 2012

Viola G. Bingham, D. Oct. 30, 2012.
Viola Gertrude Bingham, of Sparta and a former resident of Boone passed away Tuesday morning at Forsyth Medical Center.

She is survived by four daughters;… Continue reading

Update on Kids’ Halloween Events! Some Cancelled, Some Postponed, But Many Still Happening Wednesday Night

Published Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 2:30 pm
Oct. 31, 2012. Due to the cold and snowy weather, some Halloween events have been cancelled or postponed, however, many events are still happening tonight on Halloween. Read more...
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Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 30, 2012

Published Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 5:10 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 30, 2012

Terry Chamberlain

Terry Chamberlain, D. Oct. 27, 2012

Theresa “Terry” Marie Savard Chamberlain, born March 7, 1926 in Lowell, Massachusetts, entered the gates of heaven into the presence of her Savior and… Continue reading

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 26, 2012

Published Friday, October 26, 2012 at 1:24 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 26, 2012

Josephine Johnson, D. Oct. 24, 2012
Mrs. Josephine Johnson age 90, of West Jefferson, died on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Ashe Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Johnson was born on September 16, 1922… Continue reading

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 26, 2012

Published Friday, October 26, 2012 at 12:48 pm

Vernon Morris

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 26, 2012

Vernon E. Morris, D. Oct. 24, 2012

Vernon E. Morris, age 95, affectionately known as “Vern”, “Pap”, “Pop” and “Wildman”, of Linville passed away on October 24, 2012 at Cannon… Continue reading

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 26, 2012

Published Friday, October 26, 2012 at 12:27 pm
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Civitas Analyzes First Day of One-Stop Voting, Democrats Turnout Less than 2008, GOP Rises Modestly

Published Monday, October 22, 2012 at 11:12 am
Oct. 22, 2012. The Civitas Institute has analyzed the voting numbers from the first day of One-Stop Voting and from the overall early voting process so far. According to the State Board of Elections data, 150,872 people turned out to vote on the first day of One-Stop Voting. Read more...
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WHAT’S GOING ON at IRC Plant? Last of Employees Laid Off, Company Pondering Options for Property

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm
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Oct. 17, 2012. For years, the parking lot of the International Resistive Corporation (IRC) plant on Greenway Road was filled with more than one hundred cars of its employees. On Wednesday morning, the parking lot was nearly empty with seven cars. Read more...
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Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 9, 2012

Published Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 9, 2012

Vivian Davenport McKinney, D. Oct. 5, 2012
Vivian Davenport McKinney, 86, of Newland, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012.

A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of the late… Continue reading

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 9, 2012

Published Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:46 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 9, 2012

Loretta Neaves

Loretta Neal Taylor Neaves, D. Oct. 6, 2012
Mrs. Loretta Neal Taylor Neaves, age 73, of Crumpler, passed away Saturday morning, October 6, 2012 at Forsyth Medical Center.

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Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 9, 2012

Published Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:19 pm
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Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 2, 2012

Published Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Oct. 2, 2012

Betty Darnell Severt

Betty Darnell Severt, D. Sept. 29, 2012
Mrs. Betty Darnell Severt age 90, of Jefferson, NC passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Margate Health & Rehab… Continue reading

Sunday Feature: Justifying the Lion

Published Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 11:11 am
Sept. 30, 2012. Just before 7 a.m. on a September morning in Boone, the sun has yet to rise over the mountains eastward. The early morning skyline is streaked orange and grey as it awaits the rising sun. The air has a stinging chill and is eerily still. In the Watauga Village Shopping Center, Walmart’s parking lot is already coming to life, with handfuls of shoppers scattered across the black top. Read more...
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Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 25, 2012

Published Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 25, 2012

Deborah Anne McKittrick

Deborah Anne Deneau McKittrick, D. Sept. 21, 2012
Mrs. Deborah Anne Deneau McKittrick, better known as “Debbie” age 46, of Lansing passed away Friday, September 21, 2012.

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Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 25, 2012

Published Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:15 pm
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Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 25, 2012

Published Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:02 pm

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 25, 2012

Marlyn Deaton Greene, D. Sept. 20, 2012
Marlyn Deaton Greene, 88, of Newland passed away on September 20, 2012 after declining health for several years.

Daughter of the late Nellie Shirley and… Continue reading

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 18, 2012

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:49 pm
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Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 18, 2012

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:28 pm

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 18, 2012

Billy Dean Hodges, D. September 18, 2012
Billy Dean Hodges, age 81, of Life Care Center of Banner Elk, died Tuesday morning, September 18, 2012, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville.

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43 Ashe County Properties Hit Auction Block Oct. 1 and 2

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 10:46 am
Sept. 18, 2012. 43 properties in Ashe County will be auctioned off in a couple weeks. A need to raise quick cash has forced a church group and two developers to create a two day auction event with something for every nature lover. Read more...
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Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 12, 2012

Published Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 12:49 am

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 12, 2012

Shane Allen Patrick

Shane Allen Patrick, D. Sept 9, 2012
On September 9, 2012 heaven gained a huge and very special heart. Shane Allen Patrick left this world peacefully surrounded by many… Continue reading

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 12, 2012

Published Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 12:31 am

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 12, 2012

Judith C. Townsend

Judith Ann Townsend, D. Sept. 11, 2012
Judith Ann ‘Judy’ Townsend, 65, of Penley Branch Road, Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2012 at her home. Born… Continue reading

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 12, 2012

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 11:52 pm

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 12, 2012

Dewayne “Hammer” McKinney, D. Sept. 7, 2012
Dewayne “Hammer” McKinney, age 39, of Newland passed away on September 7, 2012 at his residence.

He was born December 23, 1972 a son of… Continue reading

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 5, 2012

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 4:20 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 5, 2012

Codey James Maitlin, D. Sept. 1, 2012
Mr. Codey James Maitlen, age 22, of Fleetwood, died on Saturday.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3:00 pm at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by… Continue reading

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 5, 2012

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Sept. 5, 2012

George Cline, D. Sept. 4, 2012
George Raymond Cline, age 66, of Brown Trout Road, Banner Elk, died Tuesday morning, September 4, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

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Running for N.C. Senate, Roy Carter’s Campaign Hosts a Hot Dog Dinner at West Jefferson Town Park Sept. 8

Published Friday, August 31, 2012 at 11:53 am
Aug. 31, 2012. Campaigning for the N.C. Senate, Roy Carter hosts a hot dog dinner on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. in his hometown at West Jefferson Town Park. Read more...
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Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Aug. 29, 2012

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 4:23 pm

Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Aug. 29, 2012

Guy Calvin Duvall

Guy Calvin Duvall, D. Aug. 28, 2012
Mr. Guy Calvin Duvall age 90, of Jefferson, died on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. Mr. Duvall was born on May 27, 1922… Continue reading

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Aug. 29, 2012

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Aug. 29, 2012

Mary Reece

Mary Reece, D. Aug. 28, 2012
Mrs. Mary Miller Reece, age 84, of Old US Highway 421, Zionville, passed away Tuesday morning, August 28, 2012 at home. Born July 8,… Continue reading

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Aug. 29, 2012

Published Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 3:44 pm
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