Fostering and adoptions are up on the plateau. Here, Cindy and Rick Trevathan pose with Mazie, their Mountain Cur mix.

Covid K9: Pet adoptions and foster rates are up amid pandemic

As America slowly begins to pry itself loose from the more than two-months-long lockdown imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter in place initiatives, a bit of silver lining has emerged from the dark cloud of the coronavirus experience.  There…

The Latest: This week's updates on COVID-19

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As the plan to reopen North Carolina continues to roll out, state and local agencies are keeping a watchful eye on the spread of the virus to ensure Governor Roy Cooper’s three-phased approach can

Lady Bobcats head to the playoffs

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The Blue Ridge Lady Bobcats earned a spot in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A tournament with a 71-67 win over Hiwassee Dam in the Little Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament on Feb.

BREC sets sights on the playoffs

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A pair of potential showdowns loom between Blue Ridge Early College and their arch rivals Highlands and Hiwassee Dam in the Little Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament February 18 and 20 in Highlan