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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 $375,000 which is roughly $184/per square foot. More Blowing Rock information.

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Ashe County wreck report

The following are collision reports posted by the N.C. Highway Patrol in Ashe County and are considered public record.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WBTV

Minor quake felt in Boone-Blowing Rock area

The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed Monday what some Watauga County residents were talking about Sunday evening an earthquake in the Boone area.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Tom Robbins and Life in a Four-Wing Circus

Tom Robbins, 82, is the best-selling author of 11 books, including "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" and "Still Life With Woodpecker."

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Discovering "creative voices" with artist Marsha Holmes

For local artist and art instructor, Marsha Holmes, it's not about fortune and fame, but about helping others "find their creative voice," she said, and discover hidden talents.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Blowing Rock community receives...

The more you know. Approximately 60 people gathered Thursday to hear updates on Blowing Rock's many ongoing projects.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Chamber recognizes Peacock,...

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday held its 65th annual meeting at Tweetsie Railroad, installing a new board and honoring several community members with awards.

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The Mountain Times

Amy and Don McHugh exhibit at Edgewood Cottage

The fifth annual Artists in Residence Series features the work of Amy and Don McHugh from Aug. 14 to 19 at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock.

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The Mountain Times

Price is Right

A new boardwalk will connect the remaining loop section at the trail that follows Price Lake Trail in Blowing Rock.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Commissioners delay decision on Mountainleaf development

The future of a 7.359-acre tract on Main Street in downtown Blowing Rock was put on hold Tuesday night as commissioners voted unanimously to delay a decision on a proposed conditional use permit until a special meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27. That decision came after more than two hours of presentations, both from ... (more)

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The Mountain Times

It's Hard to Tell the Singer from the Song'

Country singer Hazel Dickens is the subject of the documentary film, 'It's Hard to Tell the Singer from the Song,' to be screened at BRAHM Aug. 19. The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum will present "Hazel Dickens: It's Hard to Tell the Singer from the Song" as part of its 2014 Appalachian Documentary Film Series.

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Blowing Rocket

Parkway runner passes through Blowing Rock

Running on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Erickson was a picture of solitude. There were no cheering crowds, no pep bands, no police escort.

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Blowing Rocket

Jan Karon returns to Mitford

A decade ago, best-selling author Jan Karon declared that "Light from Heaven" would be the final novel in her multimillion-selling Mitford Years series, a collection of stories taking place in a beloved town based in part on the village of Blowing Rock.

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Watauga Democrat

Chamber honors Peacock, civic...

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday held its 65th annual meeting at Tweetsie Railroad, installing a new board and honoring several community members with awards.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Town to consider 'Tom Robbins Day'

The Town of Blowing Rock always finds a way of honoring its prominent citizens, even if those people haven't been citizens of the Village since they were six years old.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Dianna Loughlin joins BRAHM staff

Dianna Loughlin has joined the staff at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum as Exhibitions and Collections Manager.

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WSOCTV

Tractor-trailer collides with car head-on in Watauga Co.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a serious head-on crash on Watauga County. A tractor-trailer collided with a car on Highway 321 between Blowing Rock and Boone.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Mountain Times

BRAHM director to retire

The Board of Trustees of the Blowing Rock Art and History recently announced that the founding director of the Museum, Joann C. Mitchell, has chosen her retirement date of October 17, 2014.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Blowing Rocket

NCDOT Awards Contract For Health Facility Access - The Blowing Rocket

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to construct an access road to the proposed Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Post-Acute Care Facility in Blowing Rock.

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Blowing Rocket

Groovy Nights opens Sunday

Groovy Nights, now in its sixth year, brings out the unabashed entertainer in dozens of Blowing Rock citizens.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Burlington Times News

Tweetsie a great blend of old, new

If you doubt that old-fashioned charm is compatible with modern-day fun, or that attendants can be nicer and more helpful than you ever imagined, or that you can find an amusement complex where you can almost just turn your kids loose for the day, then you need to visit Tweetsie Railroad.

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