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Four High Country organizations have submitted videos to the "25 Years of Giving" contest for a chance to win a $25,000 grant from Capital Bank Foundation and First Tennessee Foundation, and one Boone organization has applied to State Farm Neighborhood Assist competition for a $25,000 grant. 

On Aug. 10, the Federal Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a stop-work order for the entire Atlantic Coast Pipeline, effective immediately. The order cited an Aug. 6 decision by the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals to revoke two permits needed for the pipeline. One permit issued by…

In July, the Trump administration issued new guidelines making it more difficult to grant protections under the Endangered Species Act. At the same time, Congress unveiled a package of nine bills to “modernize” the 45-year-old law that currently protects more than 1,600 species and has saved…

WAMY has received funding through a Housing Preservation Grant to provide repairs and rehabilitation to homes owned by low-income families in Watauga, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey Counties. These funds can be used to fix a leaking roof, repair plumbing or electrical hazards or other health and…

The timing could not be better for Cane Mill Road’s outdoor show at the Jones House Friday, Aug. 17. The local bluegrass band, made up of mostly teenagers, was just nominated for two International Bluegrass Music Association awards this past week making this upcoming concert a chance for the…

The old saying is that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” and the Ashe County Habitat for Humanity took that to a new, charitable level at the August Gallery Crawl. Hosted at Perry’s Gold Mine in West Jefferson, they held their second annual Repurposed for a Reason event.

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