Collettsville, NC


The Blue Ridge Coyotes 10u came home Champions of the NSA Season Closer at Reep Park in Hickory on July 30. The team battled hard in the heat going 3-0-1 for the day. […]On July 30, Izzabell Heinke (age 14) and Payten Heinke (age 10) from Jonesville, competed in the National Martial Arts Open Tournament at State Games of America held in Ames, Iowa. […]Surry County student-athletes showed they could compete with the best high schoolers in the state this past school year. […]MARION — Wilkes County Post 31’s season came to an unfortunate end early last week in the...
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Local road reopens after being closed for bridge work

Winkler's Creek Road in Boone is back open as of today. A section of the road had been closed as NCDOT crews removed the existing deck, beams and handrail before repairing the substructure and replacing the beams, deck and handrail. NCDOT crews completed rehabilitation nine days earlier than expected. Photo:...

Things they don’t tell you as a freshman

Beginning college is a mix of emotions and a boatload of information at one time, with hope that nothing is missed. There are a few things App State just might overlook at orientation this year that may save you extra cash or time. Health Services has an on-campus pharmacy where...

Carolina Cardinals Triad 12U wins tournament

Addison Hawks, Mackenzie Boyles and Halo Akers. Jaidyn Blankenship, left, and Tesslea Colbert. Jaiden Dixon, left, and Halo Akers. HICKORY — The Carolina Cardinals Triad 12U Softball Team posted four shutout victories to win a recent tournament. The team traveled to Hickory’s Stanford Park on July 30 to compete...

Nightlife, Lenoir, NC

Explore the great nightlife in the Lenoir area. When you’re in a new place, one of the best ways to get to know the area better is by exploring the nightlife. When you visit Lenoir & the NC foothills, you’ll quickly realize that the area has a strong nightlife scene, and there’s a ton to see and do even after the sun sets.

Eastman hiking club repairs section of Appalachian Trail

ROAN MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (WJHL) — Cherokee National Forest officials and members of the Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club teamed up to improve a section of the Appalachian Trail. Last summer, the club approached the Forest Service about mitigating an area in the Bradley Gap section of the trail, which is located in the Roan […]

Blue Ridge Coyotes 10u came home champions

The Blue Ridge Coyotes 10u came home Champions of the NSA Season Closer at Reep Park in Hickory on July 30. The team battled hard in the heat going 3-0-1 for the day. Callie Wayne, Willow Kennedy, and Maddie-Kate Lloyd worked hard on the mound with great support from their entire team. Willow and Preslee Ladd helped lead the team to a 6-0 win (1 hit shutout) in game 1.

Fishing Trips, Lenoir, NC

The Lenoir area is a great place to spend time fishing. There are many great spots to fish here in the Lenoir, North Carolina area! If you’re an avid fisherman and you’re planning to visit Lenoir & the NC foothills, you won’t be disappointed in the fishing you experience. The clear waters that surround the Lenoir area entice many people to take fishing trips here, and you can try fishing at one of the state parks, ponds, lakes, streams, reservoirs, and other spots when you visit.

Gerresheimer set to expand manufacturing, jobs in Morganton, backed by $66M in federal funds

MORGANTON – The German manufacturer Gerresheimer AG, will expand in Morganton, North Carolina, backed in part by a funding partnership formed with the U.S. government. Gerresheimer AG has an existing facility in Morganton manufacturers drug delivery systems for pharmaceutical, biotech, and cosmetics companies, according to a statement released by the company.