Avery County Newswire (Page 5)

Avery County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Avery County, NC. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 168 in Avery County, NC

  1. ASU students reach Avery through RAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    A group of 10 college students from Appalachian State University visited Avery County on Nov. 10, bringing with them some 1,500 cans of food for donation to the Reaching Avery Ministry food pantry. The students, all of whom are enrolled in a social work course at ASU, decided to hold a food drive for RAM as part of a service project required for the course.


  2. Wildfires putting future of North Carolina Christmas trees at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... probably be 12 or 15 years before we'd be producing trees again." Cuthbertson has been bringing his trees from Avery County to Greenville for more than four decades. But he said with fires reaching closer to his farm than ever before, that tradition ...


  3. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    A state of emergency was declared for 25 counties in Western North Carolina on Nov. 10, including Watauga and Avery counties. The North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council listed Avery and Watauga counties as being in a state of moderate drought on Nov. 10. Abnormally dry weather conditions across Western North Carolina have contributed to a particularly volatile fall fire season.


  4. Town seeks to stop continued dirt track racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    The town of Boone was to be heard in Avery County court Friday on motions to stop the operation of the Mountain View Speedway. The Mountain View Speedway has continued to hold racing events at a dirt track in the Boone extraterritorial jurisdiction despite an Oct. 6 board ruling that the activity was unlawful without a permit. 2 comments

  5. Bladen County Schools and N.C. attrition rates released -Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Bladen Journal

    ... out. On the other side of the spectrum were Surry County, which only lost 6.61 percent of its educators, and Avery County, which kept all but 5.26 percent. Bladen County is keeping in step with the state with regard to recoupment as well. Statewide, ...


  6. In Brief: Boone Sunrise Rotary Sale begins, acreage reporting datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    ... many local and international charities. To order fruit online, visit bit.ly/BooneRotaryFruit . BOONE - Watauga/Avery County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Gay H. Isaacs announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for ...


  7. Sheriff's ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Rock, was arrested and charged with financial card theft and financial card fraud. Sigmon was arrested in Avery County and brought to the county line. Sigmon was issued a $4,500 secured bond and a Nov. 22 court date. ARREST: Paul Daniel Dickens, 27, ...


  8. Krege bids adieu: 'Mr. Woolly Worm' retires after 39 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Burnop. BANNER ELK - For more than three decades, a strange and mysterious force of nature has been at work in Avery County. Every year, just as the crisp, cool breezes of autumn settle over the area, Avery County residents report sightings of a man ...


  9. Sports BriefsRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... on October 11 in Asheville to plan the annual games. The games will be played on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Avery County High School in Newland. The girls game will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the boys game at 6:30 p.m One of the primary reasons ...


  10. Realtors on pace to surpass 2015 home salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    Realtors in Ashe, Avery, Alleghany and Watauga counties sold 240 homes that month, according to the High Country Multiple Listing Service. It was the second time in the past three months they sold more than 200 homes .


  11. Brotherly loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Courier-Tribune

    ... Playing banjo and dobro in Prater's band, he has also performed with The Burrows Brothers, Travers Chandler and Avery County, Will Mullins and the Virginia Playboys and the Kody Norris Show. "I worked for Kody for a year plus. I started playing ...


  12. USFS: No danger to homes near Elk Park fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    According to Appalachian District Ranger Matt McCombs, residences in the general area of Little Pine Mountain do not face any type of immediate danger from the fire currently burning on more than 45 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in Avery County near the Tennessee state line. Little Pine Mountain stands approximately two and half miles north of the town of Elk Park, to the west of Elk River Road, between Horseshoe Bend and Elk River Falls.


  13. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    ... However, with the help of a local volunteer, the program is back in full swing, and plans to expand as far as Avery County. Earl Davis, an artist himself, recently took over as head of the program, which he believes has the power to build greater ...


  14. Avery Co coroner claims Facebook page hacked, inflammatory language postedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | WBTV

    Avery County Coroner John Millan will tell you he is no fan of the Black Lives Matter movement, and he was disgusted with what he saw unfolding in Charlotte last week when riots and protests broke out after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott. "I've had some outspoken discord with some of the things Black Lives Matter have said," Millan told WBTV.


  15. Everett E. Henkel, Jr., Plaintiff, v. Triangle Homes, Inc., Defendant.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... and Amanda Lynch ("the Lynches") a warranty deed for Lot 87 of Mushroom Park Subdivision ("the Parcel") in Avery County, North Carolina. The Lynches recorded the deed with the Avery County Register of Deeds Office on 2 February 2008. Following the ...


  16. Teresa Kelle Broome MuehleibRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    Mrs. Teresa Kelle Broome Muehleib of Boone, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at the age of 39. Kelle was born to parents Murray and Debbie Broome on May 4, 1977. She grew up as the oldest of 2 children and attended Watauga High School.


  17. Lady Huskies outlast AveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    Ashe County picked up a non-conference victory on Monday afternoon, beating Avery County at home by a 6-3 score.


  18. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    ... been nominated for election to the board for a three-year term: R.C. Mitchell (Alleghany County); D.C. Smith (Avery County); and Olan Bentley (Johnson County). Additionally, SkyLine, SkyBest and Carolina West Wireless will feature additional ...


  19. A movable feast: MANNA Express initiative delivers fresh food to the hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    THE DRIVING FORCE: MANNA Express is staffed by volunteers whose deliveries take them as far north as Avery County and as far west as Cherokee County. Pictured, from left, are volunteers Tom Nolan and Burt Siders.


  20. OASIS seeks Spanish crisis line volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Watauga Democrat

    OASIS is a private, nonprofit organization that has been serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in both Watauga and Avery counties since 1978. OASIS provides a 24-hour crisis line, a Spanish Language Crisis Line, confidential shelter for victims and their children, short-term crisis intervention, advocacy and companionship through medical and legal processes, support groups, information and referrals and education programs for schools, community organizations and professional groups.