Wednesday Mar 12
The Mountain Times
Performing Arts Showcase to debut at...
A new performance series, the Doc and Merle Watson Performing Arts Showcase, will debut this year at MerleFest.
Board votes 2-1 on early voting plan
Early voting will not take place on the campus of Appalachian State University during the upcoming primary elections on May 6. On Wednesday, the Watauga County Board of Elections voted two-to-one to have one-stop sites at the: -- Watauga County Administration Building in downtown Boone.
A Happy 2014 RIP Birthday Tribute to the Amazing Doc Watson
Today we offer a birthday tribute to one of the greatest flatpickers in history, the legendary Doc Watson.
Edwin Greene: Still chasing smoke at 72
Edwin Greene, a lifetime resident of Watauga County's Beaver Dam community, has been chasing smoke for nearly 40 years.
Sheriff: Two dead in Deep Gap
The Watauga County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two people at 447 Wildwood Drive in Deep Gap.
Video: The Disciples of Doc Watson return to Raleigh
Two weeks ago, at the pristine Fletcher Opera Theater, the many sidemen of Doc Watson gathered to pick a few: Bryan Sutton, David Holt and T. Michael Coleman were all at one time or another associates of the legendary North Carolina picker from Deep Gap.
Heart to Heart
Heather Shoemake Greene of Deep Gap was 27 when she was diagnosed with heart failure.
Free seminar on U.S. 221 widening
The N.C. Eminent Domain Law Firm will offer a free seminar on the rights of property owners affected by the N.C. Department of Transportation's planned widening of U.S. 221 between Deep Gap and Jefferson at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Hotel of West Jefferson, located at 203 Hampton Place Court.
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Raylo Smith hit the gym Tuesday, the first step toward getting his strength back and getting back to the work he knows best - laying brick.