An Appalachian Summer Festival

For nearly a decade, the festival has been named one of the ”Top Twenty Events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society.


Southern Living

Southern Living, instant recipes, decorating ideas, gardening tips, and travel destinations for Southern life. Southern Living celebrates the best of life in the South, both in our content and through publications and programs that enrich the lives of more than 15 million devoted readers.


The Watauga Democrat

The Watauga Democrat is The High Country’s Top Source for Local News. Available in print Sunday, Wednesday and Friday and updated daily online


Watauga County Road Conditions

”As a Watauga county native serving 20 years as a local radio host and news reporter, owner of my own small business dump trucking company, I developed these sites out of my desire for local residents and visitors to have timely, accurate information. ” ~ Kenneth Reece


Smoky Mountain Living

Smoky Mountain Living is a magazine covering the southern Appalachians and celebrates the area’s environmental riches, its people, culture, music, arts, history, and special places.


The Mountain Times

The Mountain Times is an award-winning weekly publication that serves Watauga, Ashe, Avery counties as well as the surrounding communities of the northwestern North Carolina High Country.