Current Announcements

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  • Vintage Valle Music

    Come! Join us for an afternoon of community music at Baird's Creek Presbyterian Church, 2147 NC Hwy 194 S, Vilas NC 28692, on the 3rd Sunday of each summer month from 4 to 6 p.m.

    Each evening your musical neighbors present 2, 3 or more acoustic music acts. We invite all to join in a closing sing-along jam.
    Gospel, Bluegrass, Folk, Patriotic, Familiar & Original Tunes.

    The first event is Sunday, May 19th, from 4 to 6 p.m. and features:

    Anna Shine. Kraut Creek Ramblers. Damascus. Turkey Tracks Trio


    Church phone: 828-297-4089

    05/10/2013 - 12:16pm
  • Test, just a test

    Hello. And Bye.

    05/08/2013 - 12:12am
  • Boone Area Lions Club hosts blood drive - Tues. May 7th

    The Boone Area Lions Club wants your blood!

    The Boone Area Lions Club is sponsoring a Community Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, May 7 from 1:30-6:00 pm at the Boone Holiday Inn Express. There is a critical need for healthy blood; don’t pass up this opportunity to help out. To make an appointment, call 264-8226. Drop ins are also welcome. Just come by the Holiday Inn Express on Tuesday, May 7.

    04/27/2013 - 7:28am
  • Watauga Humane Society Golf Tournament

    If you would like to play golf and help animals at the same time, please play in the 2nd Annual Watauga Humane Society Golf Tournament on Friday, May 17th, 2013 at the Blowing Rock Country Club.

    For tournament information please go to or call Reba Matthewson at 828-265-6784 or Jan Watson at 828-264-1743.

    Thank you for your support!

    04/15/2013 - 10:33am
  • Boone United Methodist Church Pre-School applications being accepted

    Boone United Methodist Preschool is a morning program for 2, 3 and 4 year olds. We provide experiences for children in an environment which encourages the child to ask questions, explore, experiment, make friends, and be aware that every person has value as a child of God. We are currently accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year.

    Contact for more info.

    04/07/2013 - 8:17pm
  • Paolucci's Italian Bar and Grill Open For Easter Sunday

    Paolucci's will be open Easter Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. Make your reservations early. Call 828-268-7525

    03/28/2013 - 6:01pm
  • Holy Cross Episcopal Church Easter Services

    Holy Cross Episcopal Church
    Easter Sunday Services @ 8:30 and 11 am
    Festival Celebrations of the Holy Eucharist With Special Music
    Easter Sunday Parish Breakfast - 9:30
    Children’s Easter Egg Hunt - 10:15
    Holy Cross is located on 194S in Valle Crucis

    03/26/2013 - 4:12pm
  • Watauga Humane Society 32nd Annual Rummage Sale

    Friday and Saturday, June 21 & 22
    8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    National Guard Armory-Boone, NC
    Armory will be stocked full of every thing you could ever hope to find at a rummage sale at the best possible prices. Accepting donations beginning March 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., every Monday. After pulling into the Blue Skies parking lot, make an immediate right and continue around the building to next door. Sign posted at drop off door. To volunteer for this event, call Dee at 264.9116 or email

    The staff, Volunteers and animals THANK YOU!

    03/22/2013 - 2:32pm
  • 4-H Fruit Plant Sale

    Watauga County 4-H is holding its annual fruit plant sale. Proceeds help support youth programs in Watauga County. Supplies are available at a first-come first ordered basis.

    Plants available include blueberry, strawberry, blackberry, raspberry, and heritage apple trees.
    For an order form, come by the Cooperative Extension office at 971 West King Street, call 264-3061 or download at
    The deadline is March 25

    03/04/2013 - 4:38pm
  • High Country Community Supported Agriculture job opening

    The HCCSA is hiring a Coordinator, please follow link for job description.
    Application Deadline: Friday, Feb 22
    Planned schedule:
    Interviews to be scheduled: Feb 25-March 1
    Training (partial pay): March 1-16, with position beginning March 30

    02/13/2013 - 12:50pm
  • High Country Community Supported Agriculture now accepting 2013 season members!

    High Country Community Supported Agriculture is now accepting members for the 2013 season. Our weekly shares run from June 4-October 15 with pickup every Tuesday on the porch of Bare Essentials (3-6:30) or at Blowing Rock Produce and Provisions (3:30-6:30).
    We have 3 share options, plus an optional biweekly egg share:
    We also have discounted shares for low-income community members:
    Consider donating to our Cost Share Program Fund to offset the cost of CSA shares for low-income community members by mailing a check to:
    HCCSA, 410 Justus Road, Banner Elk NC 28604

    02/06/2013 - 2:52pm
  • Get Paid to Lose Weight

    Get paid to lose weight!
    Contest runs: September 1 – November 31st
    Prizes: $25,000 for team, $5,000 for individual and Thousands of dollars in local incentives.
    Everyone wins something.
    Must need to lose 15 + lbs to participate.
    Coaching and tools provided.

    To request FREE consultation to see if you qualify contact: Bonnie Church, Certified Weight loss coach or 828/963-6023

    08/06/2012 - 8:10am
  • Watauga Humane Society $20 FIX

    Watauga Humane Society has contracted with North Carolina State Spay/Neuter Financial Assistance Program to offer a $20 FIX for your dog or cat to qualifying individuals. Annual household incomes under 300% of Federal Poverty Level Guidelines or those receiving Public Assistance will automatically qualify. You must come by the shelter and fill out an application and prepay $20 co-pay (covers rabies vaccine). For more information contact Carolyn at 828.264.7865

    07/23/2012 - 10:10am
  • Volunteers Needed

    Would you like to make a difference in the lives of Hospice patients and their families? Medi Home Hospice has many volunteer opportunities available, such as visiting with patients and caregiver support. For more information, please call 828-733-0663 to speak with our Volunteer Coordinator, Dawn Dale.

    06/11/2012 - 7:10am
  • LEGO Robotics Summer Workshop/Camp - **Registration Still OPEN!

    Registration is still OPEN for the High Country Robotics Summer Camp for Middle and High School students and the Teacher Robotics Workshop for middle and high school teachers/coaches!!! See website for more info and register soon for this exciting opportunity right here in Boone!!!

    06/01/2012 - 9:32am
  • New River Winery - Events for the Season

    We have free live music planned for every Saturday through September as well Wine & Vinyl Nights every Saturday. So come on out to Lansing & hear some new music or old favorites & check out some local wine.

    05/23/2012 - 4:31pm
  • Apply for a Reduced Price Garden Share

    HCCSA Cost Share Program has spaces available for low-income community members to apply for a reduced price Garden Share of local, organic produce. Community members with EBT & transportation are eligible to apply to receive an HCCSA Garden Share for only $100 (regularly $300). Cost divided into monthly EBT payments, June 5-October 16.
    Thanks to High Country generosity, we surpassed our Cost Share fundraising goal.
    Email or visit website for more info: and
    Special thanks to the combined efforts of the High Country Community Supported Agriculture (HCCSA), Maverick Farms, Appalachian District Health Department, Children's Council, Community Care Clinic, and Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture.

    05/17/2012 - 5:39pm
  • NC Youth Essay Contest

    Youth ages 6 to 18 can win cash and prizes for entering the Every Child Is a Winner youth essay contest. Write a 300-word essay on "How Can I Help End Poverty?" and submit it online at Every entry receives a free T-shirt or button.

    05/16/2012 - 8:11pm

    The High Country Lutheran Coalition presents ONE IN THE SPIRIT, an outdoor summer gathering of games, potluck supper, and worship, Sunday, June 3rd at Green Valley Park from 4:30 – 7:30 PM. Worship will begin at 7:00 PM, and all are welcome! This will be the first of three, and there will be a tent set up for some knitting/crocheting in the shade! The second ONE IN THE SPIRIT will be held July 8th at Green Valley Park on Big Hill Road; and the final gathering, for this summer, will be held August 5th at Holy Communion Church on Clark’s Creek Road in Foscoe. For further information, contact Grace Lutheran Church at 264-2206.

    05/11/2012 - 1:11pm
  • Stamp Out Hunger

    Help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 12! Just leave a food donation on your mailbox on Saturday and your letter carrier will collect the food and deliver it to the Hunger and Health Coalition. Donations can also be brought directly to your nearest post office. Help end hunger in our community! For more information contact .

    05/07/2012 - 10:01am

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