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OUT & ABOUT: Mid-Autumn at Blowing Rock’s Bass Lake

By David Rogers. October 14, 2020. BLOWING ROCK -- Stripped from their hosts by recent howling winds and pelting rain, a good many of...

Local bank explains money access, deposit insurance

SPECIAL REPORT TO BLOWING ROCK NEWS. March 27, 2020. WEST JEFFERSON, NC - LifeStore Bank, a local community bank, wants consumers to know the...

Hit & run driver identified, turns self in

Special Report to Blowing Rock News from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. By Master Trooper Jeffrey S. Swagger. January 10, 2020. NEWTON,...

Mountaineers WBB open new year with a loss to USA, 81-66

By Chase Colliton of AppStateSports. January 2, 2020. MOBILE, AL - Appalachian State women's basketball fell to South Alabama (USA), 81-66, in the Sun...

Getting to good

By David Rogers. December 23, 2019. BLOWING ROCK, NC -- Here is a quick true or false quiz about what level of government affects...

Watauga clinches share of NWC title with 62-14 win over McDowell

By David Rogers. October 25,2019. BOONE, NC -- Continuing to roll across the Northwestern Conference competitive landscape, Watauga's most recent victim at Jack Groce...

MUSICAL: Always Nina – A Tennessee Story & Songbook

By Rah Bickley. October 11, 2019. ROAN MOUNTAIN, NC -- A one-woman musical created by acclaimed local actor, singer and storyteller Nina Cathey Allbert...

Greer promoted at Blue Ridge Energy

SPECIAL REPORT. October 7, 2019. LENOIR, NC Tanner Greer has been promoted to Director of Information Technology for Blue Ridge Energy. Greer began his career...

WHS football

By David Rogers. September 27, 2019. BOONE, NC -- Dale Carnegie, the influential American writer and lecturer in the early 1900s, would have been...

GROWING: New location for Appalachian Regional Pulmonology

September 23, 2019. BOONE, NC -- Boone will soon have a new location for pulmonology services, beginning October 1, 2019. Appalachian Regional Pulmonology, a...