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Blowing Rock, North Carolina is located in Watauga County. Zip codes in Blowing Rock, NC include 28605. The median home price in Blowing Rock is $379,000 which is roughly $178/per square foot. More Blowing Rock information.

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5 hrs ago | Blowing Rocket

NCDOT suspends 321 lane closures during Easter weekend

To better accommodate the volume of motorists traveling for the Easter holiday, the N.C. Department of Transportation is temporarily suspending lane closures along U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock.

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9 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat

SUV drives off Bamboo Road embankment

The driver of a 2004 Ford Explorer traveled to the right off of Bamboo Road and came to rest about 25 feet down an embankment near Bradford Mobile Home Park around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday.

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13 hrs ago | Watauga Democrat

Commissioners recognize Hound Ears Club for 50 years of service

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners passed a proclocation on Tuesday honoring Hound Ears Club in Boone for its 50 years of service to the High Country.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Commissioners vote down tax...

The Watauga County Board of Commissioners voted 3 to 2 to keep the ad valorem system as the sales tax distribution method.

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Blowing Rocket

Midnight at the Oasis returns to Blowing Rock May 2

Few people take their jobs as seriously as the professionals and volunteers at O.A.S.I.S. .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Blowing Rocket

BRAHM receives Philip Moose artwork

"High Country Landscapes: Philip Moose" opened on March 4 in the Community Meeting Room at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum and will be on display through April.

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Blowing Rocket

Blood, Sweat and Gears announces Blowing Rock cycle ride for 2015

The Town of Blowing Rock became one of the premiere destinations for cyclists this week when commissioners unanimously approved it as the start and finish line of a new bike to commence next year.

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Watauga Democrat

Blowing Rock water interruption scheduled

The town of Blowing Rock's Public Works Department will shut off water service to residents on Tuesday, April 15. The water will be shut off beginning at 10 p.m. for approximately eight hours and service will resume around 6 a.m. Workers will use this down time to remove silt and deposits from the water lines.

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Watauga Democrat

Our View: Heralds of spring

Thumbs-up: to shoring up the 24th Judicial District district attorney posting with the selection of former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Town urges county to keep ad valorem tax distribution

The Blowing Rock Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to keep in place a county tax distribution method that would give the town approximately $200,000 in additional sales tax revenue for the next fiscal year.

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Blowing Rocket

Water to be shut off

The town of Blowing Rock's Public Works Department will shut off water service to residents on Tuesday, April 15. The water will be shut off beginning at 10 p.m. for approximately eight hours and service will resume around 6 a.m. Workers will use this down time to remove silt and deposits from the water lines.

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Blowing Rocket

Hospital helpers honored

Front row, from left, Tina Davant, Betty Pitts, Jane Meyers, Virginia Baker and Lorene Eidson; back row, from left, Windy Hampton, Gloria Wise, Maxine Sparks, Pam Washer, Liz Hayes, Marie Tsourakis, Ellen Milford and Tom Shouse are honored at the annual Blowing Rock Hospital Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at Bistro Roca Monday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lenoir News-Topic

Bolick never meant to be a bishop, yet received the call

Bishop Leonard Homer Bolick did not originally want to be a pastor. Even though he went to seminary and studied ministry, he continued to tell God it was not going to work out.

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The Mountain Times

Blowing Rock Brewing opens second N.C. brewery

On stairs, from left, Jim Deaton, Emily Beerbower, Todd Ritter and Josh Carlough, bottom row, from left, Jeff Walker, Ray Hodge and Todd Rice at the new Boone Brewery, opened this month in Hickory by the Blowing Rock Brewing Company.

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The Mountain Times

BRWIA announces grant recipients

With her BRWIA grant funding, Amy Fiedler, owner of Springhouse Farms, will offer an alternative to factory-farmed pork by starting her own Certified Humane pastured pig and pork operation.

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The Mountain Times

Joyful Jazz and Jive

For more than a decade, the Blowing Rock Jazz Society has been bringing some of the best players and singers to the High Country for its seasonal monthly concert series.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Motown in the Mountains benefits Boone Service League Friday

The Boone Service League's third annual Motown in the Mountains fundraiser takes place Friday, April 11, at the Green Park Inn in Blowing Rock.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Blowing Rock Hospital volunteers honored

Front row, from left, Tina Davant, Betty Pitts, Jane Meyers, Virginia Baker and Lorene Eidson, back row, from left, Windy Hampton, Gloria Wise, Maxine Sparks, Pam Washer, Liz Hayes, Marie Tsourakis, Ellen Milford and Tom Shouse at the annual Blowing Rock Hospital Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at Bistro Roca Monday.

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Watauga Democrat

Women's funds merge efforts, goals

A merger that has been in the works for months has finally become official. On Tuesday, members of the High Country Women's Fund and the Appalachian Women's Fund gathered to say goodbye to their former organizations and say hello to the new Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Burlington Times News

NC's first theme park opens for 58th year

Tweetsie Railroad opens Friday. It's the 58th season for North Carolina's first theme park - and the 55th since a certain toddler from Mebane forced his parents to take him there for his very first visit.

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