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Vikings wrestling advances to 5-0, climbs to No. 2 state ranking  Avery Journal Times

WEST JEFFERSON — The Avery Vikings wrestling team traveled to Ashe County High School on Tuesday, Dec. 4, for a quad match against Ashe, North Wilkes ...



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 ...



FLORENCE: Shelters open for storm  Spectrum News

NORTH CAROLINA — As Florence lingers off the North Carolina coast, shelters across the state are opening for those evacuating. About 15,000 people are ...



Sunday Latest | 16th death blamed on Hurricane Florence  WLOS

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pickup truck was traveling west on Interstate 20 in Kershaw County on Sunday morning when it went off the roadway.



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 ...



NCHSAA announces 2018 Hall of Fame class  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletics Association announced the eight inductees into the Hall of Fame from the Class of 2018.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Watauga, Ashe football teams begin playoffs | Mountain Times  Watauga Democrat

BOONE — Watauga's football team is the No. 1 seed in the state 3-AA western football bracket.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Florence in Watauga: Key updates | News  Watauga Democrat

Following is a summary of key information related to Florence weather preparation and impacts in Watauga County and surrounding areas.



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 ...



1A football playoff projections  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association boys soccer state playoffs are approaching and HighSchoolOT.com is providing playoff projections as the season ...



1A volleyball playoff projections  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association volleyball state playoffs are approaching and HighSchoolOT.com is providing playoff projections as the season ends.



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 ...



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 ...



School’s band director charged with sex crimes against student | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

The Ashe County High School band director is facing felony charges for sex crimes he allegedly committed with a student.



Community Milestones  Winston-Salem Journal

The following area students were awarded scholarships from the Military Officers Association of America for 2018: Kyley E. Cook, a student at Elkin High School.



1A boys soccer playoff projections  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association boys soccer state playoffs are approaching and HighSchoolOT.com is providing playoff projections as the season ...



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.



Day one results from boys tennis state championships  HighSchoolOT

The first day of competition at the boys tennis state championships was completed on Friday and championships will be awarded on Saturday.



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...



Visiting Ashe County  Charlotte magazine

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



Hundreds of people line route of procession to pay respects to slain soldier  Wilkes Journal Patriot

Hundreds of people stood along roads in Wilkes County Wednesday afternoon to pay their respects to a young soldier killed in Afghanistan June 10 as a ...



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. ...



Football playoff brackets set, first round begins Friday  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association finalized the football state playoff brackets on Saturday afternoon.



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 ...



CSD wins 1A golf team title, Beam takes individual crown  HighSchoolOT

Highland Tech's Addison Beam held off Thomas Jefferson's Pierce Robinson by a single shot to win the individual crown.



Memorial Service for Sgt. Dillon Baldridge  Winston-Salem Journal

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GE expands, adds jobs in Ashe, WCC aids training  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A grand opening ceremony was held Thursday for the newly-expanded GE Aviation machining factory in West Jefferson.



NCHSAA releases boys soccer state playoff brackets  HighSchoolOT

First round match ups are set for the N.C. High School Athletic Association's boys soccer state playoffs.



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 ...



Dexter Cooley honored with Charlie Adams Distinguished Service Award  HighSchoolOT

Cooley has been the only athletic director that Wakefield High School has ever had until now and has also coached men's basketball there.



CNN Student News - April 23, 2015  CNN

April 23, 2015. Some questions addressed this Thursday: How has the U.S. Supreme Court addressed the use of force by police? What impact might lower gas ...



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 ...



Local schools win Wells Fargo Conference Cups  HighSchoolOT

The NCHSAA announced the winners of the Wells Fargo Conference Cups, given to the top athletic program in each conference every year.



NCHSAA finalizes girls soccer playoff match-ups  HighSchoolOT

Chapel Hill, N.C. — The N.C. High School Athletic Association finalized the state playoff brackets for girls soccer teams on Monday afternoon. The first round of ...



NCHSAA recognizes 127 ejection-free schools  HighSchoolOT

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Monday that 127 member schools in the NCHSAA were ejection free in their athletic contests ...



NCHSAA releases boys soccer playoff brackets  HighSchoolOT

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the championship brackets for the 2016 men's soccer playoffs.



CNN Student News - October 2, 2015  CNN

October 2, 2015. Hurricane Joaquin has dramatically increased in strength, but where will it go after lashing the Bahamas? What can an overwhelming response ...



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, ...



Avery's Church runs away with 1A/2A West title  HighSchoolOT

Paige Church of Avery County High School won the girls golf 1A/2A West Regional title on Monday by a large margin.



NCHSAA announces volleyball playoff match-ups  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association released the finalized volleyball playoff brackets on Thursday afternoon.



Hunt uses Rams turnovers to advance  HighSchoolOT

The Hunt Warriors used an opportunistic defense to force five Cleveland turnovers, and the legs of Josh Joyner to advance to the Class 3-AA NCHSAA state ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hunt moves past Havelock, into regional final  HighSchoolOT

The Hunt Warriors will play in the 3-A boys' eastern regional final after a 68-60 Wednesday evening win over the Havelock Rams.



Hunt knocks off top-seed Orange, reaches state final  HighSchoolOT

The Hunt Warriors upset the top-seed Orange Panthers in the 3-A regional final Saturday night to move to the state title game.



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