MT Home

Avery Edition

<? echo $alt1; ?>



Travelers Beware! A Guide To International Travel


Lovin' Spoonful

Great Outdoors

Que Pasa

One-year-old, male Siamese Shorthair

Journey Through Darkness

A Holocaust Survivor’s Story:

Part 1 in a Series

Part 2 in a Series

Part 3 in a Series

Avery County



• Sales Tax Holiday Gives Parents a Break on Back to School
Knowing the Rules Can Maximize Your Savings

• New Nature Guide Highlights NC Conservancy Projects
Published by the Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Afield provides detailed information on 92 of the most scenic and ecologically significant regions that the organization has protected in our state.

• Demand For Food High, Supply Low At Hunger Coalition
Macaroni and cheesethat’s what hundreds of High Country families and individuals may be facing

Paper Changes Addresses, Phone Number
The Avery Mountain Times has changed its contact information. The paper’s new phone number is (828) 733-2448 while its fax number is now (828) 733-0639. Its e-mail address is now, and its new mailing address is P.O. Box 1330, Newland, N.C., 28657.

• High Country Secures Grants For Watershed Protection
Clean Water Fund Allocates Funds.

• Highlands Union Bank Continues To Grow In Western NC

• Volunteer Scientists: Your River Needs You
Watauga monitors making a difference.


• In Search of Summer Falls
In the Blue Ridge Mountains, waterfalls flow in both crashing “kabooms” and meandering trickles.

• Lecture On Twain Entertaining, Informative
Dr. Elliot Engel visited Lees-McRae College on Sunday to give a lighthearted, entertaining lecture on Mark Twain.

• A Literation
High Country writers present annual awards.


What the Heck
Is Salad Bar Beef?

Innovative Producers Provide Answers and Ideas for Lucrative Farming Possibilities.


Events and Happenings

• Doc: Down At The Depot
The now eighty-year-old master of American acoustic music still surprises after however many performances.

• Ashe Fiddlers Convention Kicks Off Saturday Evening

• The Steep Canyon Rangers Bring Bluegrass To Banner Elk
Thursday evening, July 31, at 6:30 PM, Banner Elk Town Park comes alive with Western North Carolina’s hottest young bluegrass band, the Steep Canyon Rangers.

• Todd Wright Quartet Ushers In August Concerts
The August 7th program will include swing, jazz, and maybe a Wright original or two.

• Bill Hanna Jazz Group To Grace FORUM Stage

• NC Mineral And Gem Festival Celebrates 46 Years

• Art Show to Benefit Grandfather Home for Children
Artist Evelyn Wallace is a woman who paints not just for fame and fortune- she paints for the children.

• Keller Williams Concert Announced
Farthing Auditorium Show September 25

• The Early Apples Are In
The pickings Are Good At The Orchard At Altapass

• Beech Mountain’s 22nd Annual Crafts On The Green
Saturday, August 2nd, Beech Mountain will once again host one of the areas favorite craft events.

• The Mile High Kite Festival On Beech Mountain, NC

• 21st Annual Gospel Singing Jubilee Will Draw Thousands To High Country

• LMST Salutes Veterans With South Pacific

• Amantha Mill Album Captures Acoustic Spirit

Sports and the Great Outdoors

Mountaineer Football Goes Prime Time


<? echo $alt2; ?>

<? echo $alt3; ?>

<? echo $alt4; ?>



To the top of this page