200+ Tickets Left for High Country Beer Fest on Sept. 1, Organizers: Should Sell Out by End of This Weekend

Published Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Aug. 23, 2012. Organizers and merchants selling tickets expect the event, a popular annual festival held outside the Broyhill Events Center on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 3 to 7 p.m., to sell out by the end of this weekend. Read more...
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Ashe County Obituaries – Compiled Aug. 15, 2012

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 5:49 pm

Robert Hugh Eller, D. Aug. 15, 2012
Born on Aug. 22, 1921, Robert Hugh Eller died on Tuesday. More information is not available yet.

William Thurmond Ford, D. Aug. 14, 2012
Mr. William Thurmond Ford, age 84, of Todd, died… Continue reading

Mayor Loretta Clawson Honored With Order of the Long Leaf Pine, One of State’s Most Prestigious Awards

Published Monday, August 6, 2012 at 4:03 pm
Aug. 6, 2012. Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson was presented with the prestigious honor of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a public gathering Sunday afternoon at the Jones House Community Center in downtown Boone. Read more...
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‘Poor Wicked Souls’ Serenade Proper Patrons

Published Monday, August 6, 2012 at 12:03 pm
Aug. 6, 2012. Since Angela Kelly opened Proper in May of 2010 the quaint building has grown to be a staple of the Boone restaurant scene. Located in the old jail house building, Proper's selection of food blends perfectly with the ancient building's atmosphere. Adding some down-home traditional folk music would seem to make sense, given Proper's unique sense of style and service.Enter Clifton Hicks, Jeremiah Campbell and Douglas Francisco, or the Poor Wicked Souls, if you please. Read more...
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Avery County Obituaries – Compiled July 17, 2012

Published Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Avery County Obituaries – Compiled July 17, 2012

Margo Braswell

Margo Braswell, D. July 14, 2012
Margo Braswell, age 88, of Newland passed away on Saturday July 14, 2012 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk.

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If Trend Continues, 2012 Meth Lab Busts Will Surpass N.C.’s Record-Setting Year of 2011 – 237 Busts So Far

Published Monday, July 16, 2012 at 2:42 pm
July 16, 2012. Meth labs are on the rise again. If the current trend continues, this year will be another record-setting year. Read more...
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Hagan Holds ‘Conversation with Kay’ in Boone

Published Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 10:10 am
April 5, 2012. Includes photo gallery! U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) brought her traveling Conversations with Kay program to the Lois. E. Harrill Senior Center in Boone. Conversations with Kay are held regularly across N.C. and provide an opportunity for members of the community to talk with her about their concerns. Read more...
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