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Flu outbreak cancels classes in Ashe County | North Carolina  Greensboro News & Record

WEST JEFFERSON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system is canceling classes because of a flu outbreak. Ashe County Public Schools announced ...



Waln Named Associate Head Coach At WV Wesleyan  Go Blue Ridge

Daniel Waln has been named the Associate Head Coach in his first season at west Virginia Wesleyan (a Division II school in Buckhannon, W.V., and a member ...



Avery sports roundup | Avery  Avery Journal Times

NEWLAND — The Avery Vikings boys soccer team and girls volleyball team took on a total of three opponents this week.



Holiday Parade to celebrate season, precede West Jefferson Light up the Town  Watauga Democrat

WEST JEFFERSON — Holiday season is upon Ashe County, and the Lions Club of West Jefferson is celebrating its arrival with the annual Holiday Parade at 3 ...



Red Cross opening, or prepared to open, shelters in WNC, across state  WLOS

6 p. m. UPDATE: The shelter at East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte is at capacity. Anyone seeking shelter in the Charlotte are should go to one of the ...



On the Same Page Literary Festival Presents 2018 Author Events  High Country Press

Plans for the 2018 On the Same Page Literary Festival are taking shape and many outstanding opportunities for readers, writers, and book fans of all ages ...



Sunday Latest | 16th death blamed on Hurricane Florence  WLOS

The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): If you are watching on your cell phone, click here to view. 7:05 p. m. The death toll from Hurricane ...



SATURDAY: Ashe County Arts Council Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Forty Fest  High Country Press

Ashe County Arts Council has been a leader in promoting the arts in Ashe County and across the region for 40 years and they are having a downtown street ...



Flood Watch Remains In Effect  Go Blue Ridge

Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for the High Country. Updated Monday September 17 at 5:00 am. A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10:30 AM ...



Grubb resigns as Avery boys basketball coach | News Alerts  Avery Journal Times

NEWLAND — Scott Grubb, who has led the Avery High School boys basketball team as head coach to a 45-12 record in his two seasons in charge, has stepped ...



SkyLine Annual Meeting Scheduled For Sept. 29  Go Blue Ridge

The 62nd Annual Meeting of SkyLine Membership Corporation is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, at Ashe County High School in West Jefferson.



Cockman, Jennifer Lynn  Greensboro News & Record

WEST JEFFERSON Jennifer Lynn Cockman, of West Jefferson North Carolina, passed away on July 13, 2018 at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, ...



Tropical Storm Florence: Find shelters from Charlotte through Western North Carolina  Asheville Citizen-Times

The American Red Cross - Greater Carolinas Region issued an updated list of shelters open in the western 47 counties of North Carolina on Saturday night.



Gambill seeks re-election as county commissioner  Wilkes Journal Patriot

David D. Gambill Jr. of North Wilkesboro is seeking re-election to his third term as a Wilkes County commissioner.



Shelters open across the Carolinas for Hurricane Florence evacuees  WBTV

There are several shelters opening up across much of the Carolinas and the WBTV-viewing area as hundreds of thousands of people evacuate the North ...



September 18th » Firefighter John  WBTV

So he's 22. Not exactly a “kid”. But after getting diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma late last year – a rare bone cancer most common in children and young adults ...



Baldridge, NC Soldier Killed in Afghanistan, Laid To Rest in West Jefferson on Friday  High Country Press

Corporal Dillon C. Baldridge, 22, was laid to rest in Ashe County on Friday. Baldridge, whose mom lives in West Jefferson, was part of the 101st Airborne ...



Author and Mental Health Advocate Kevin Hines to Speak at Boone United Methodist Church April 16  High Country Press

By Nathan Ham. Kevin Hines, whose book “Cracked, Not Broken” is featured in the community reading program at the Watauga County Public Library, will be ...



Anderson-Sexton couple weds | Lifestyles  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Katie DeAn Anderson and Ryan Alexander Sexton were married Dec. 10, 2016, at Jefferson Landing in Jefferson. The Rev. Ken Morris officiated at the 5:30 p.m. ...



Ashe County teenager dies in single-vehicle accident  Winston-Salem Journal

The N.C. Highway Patrol confirmed Sunday that an Ashe County teenager died from injuries received in an automobile accident.



Foster takes over Roberson's basketball program | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Laura Foster has stepped down as the head girls' basketball coach at Ashe County High School to take the same position at T.C. Roberson in Asheville.



Visiting Teachers Bring Global Perspectives to Appalachian Towns  HuffPost

Our students here in the Appalachian Mountains don't have many opportunities to meet people from other countries and cultures,” says Dr. Maria Anastasio...



Midway Baptist Church in West Jefferson to Host David Phelps Concert, Apr. 1  High Country Press

ASHE COUNTY – Fans may know David Phelps for his Multi-Dove and Grammy award-winning tenor vocal talents; as the lead singer with the Gaither Vocal ...



Flags At Half Mast In Honor Of Sgt. Dillon Baldridge  Go Blue Ridge

Governor Roy Cooper Wednesday ordered all United States flags on state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning today, June 22nd, in tribute to Sgt. Dillon ...



Visiting Ashe County  Charlotte magazine

How do they make the famous cheese of the High Country? Come see for yourself.



The Champs | Sports  Wilkes Journal Patriot

THE EAST WILKES 3rd and 4th grade football team won the Blue Ridge Youth Football League Super Bowl after defeating Elkin on Nov. 8 at Ashe County High ...



Fallen soldier "died doing what he loved"  Winston-Salem Journal

WEST JEFFERSON — Melissa Strickland didn't think that the last time she saw her nephew in October would be the last time ever.



WHS Football – With New Coach Habich – Beats Alexander Central 34-12 Last Week, Plays Ashe Tonight  Hcpress

By Mark S. Kenna. Aug. 30, 2013. Last week, the Watauga High School Pioneers landed its first win of the season over Alexander Central. Tonight, the Pioneers ...



Immunology treatments providing hope for late-stage melanoma patients  Science Daily

Therapies designed to help the body's immune system attack cancer cells are proving to be effective for some patients with advanced cases of the disease, ...



Grubb, Vikings seek to continue historic success | Avery  Avery Journal Times

A new era in Avery boys basketball has begun. For the past three seasons, the Avery Vikings varsity boys basketball team has been among the best 1A clubs in ...



Frasure Again Wins Heavyweight Athletics Title; Outen and Smith Named Track and Field Athletes of the Games  High Country Press

Frasure Once Again Wins Heavyweight Athletics Title. Athlete Eric Frasure hurls the 56-pound weight for height on Saturday during the Grandfather. Athlete Eric ...



App State players Tommy Spagnolo, Maryah Sydnor to play basketball overseas  Winston-Salem Journal

Since their basketball seasons ended in March, both Tommy Spagnolo and Maryah Sydnor have spent a lot of time doing the same things: working out, playing ...



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