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BOONE — The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge invites the High Country community to support its neighbors by giving the gift of food. The group is kicking off a food drive called “Pack the Pantry” in Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties. With the help of the community, a designated van, trailer or …

BOONE — The Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge invites the High Country community to support its neighbors by giving the gift of food. The group is kicking off a food drive called “Pack the Pantry” in Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties. With the help of the community, a designated van, trailer or …

Since February 1980, when Christmas tree growers in Watauga County first organized, the High Country has become a prime destination for Christmas trees. According to the Watauga County Christmas Tree Association, North Carolina ranks second in the U.S. for live Christmas tree production.

BLACKBERRY — Dozens of pottery fans had just a few seconds, if that, to grab their favorite piece of pottery during Bolick and Tradition’s annual Thanksgiving wood kiln sale in the morning of Saturday, Nov. 30.

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