Welcome to  Banner Elk’s High Country Daily!

High Country Daily is your source for news, weather, and events from Banner Elk and Boone, to Asheville and Northwestern North Carolina.

Banner Elk Highcountry

Banner Elk Highcountry

The Highcountry Daily is a news blog dedicated to Northwestern NC; the “High Country“.  The mountains of North Carolina have long been a year-round destination for tourists.  We want to be your source for Highcountry happenings.  From Banner Elk & Boone, Beech Mountain & Sugar Mountain, to Linville, Newland, and Blue Ridge Parkway, Highcountry Daily will provide the information you need.  Plan a vacation.  Check the weather.  Research local activities.  This almost-daily publication is your source for news, events, and all the happenings in and around the North Carolina Mountains.  With links to all major Highcountry cities, you can find discounted lodging, the best dining, theater and football tickets, local activities, and more.

Banner Elk Sunset

Banner Elk Sunset

Coming from Banner Elk and serving Boone, Blowing Rock, Foscoe, Seven Devils, Tynecastle, Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain, Linville, Grandfather Mountain, Newland, Valle Crucis, Avery County, Watauga County, Crossnore, Spruce Pine, Roan Mountain and more.  Our calendar has local and regional events.  Find out what’s happening at the Banner Elk Chamber of commerce this month.  Check in with the Avery and Boone Chambers.  Get the dates for this year’s Woolly Worm Festival and Banner Elk’s Concerts in the Park.   Find the Appalachian Football schedule.  See what comedians coming to Boone.

Greg Gardner and the Highcountry Daily staff will work hard to keep the site updated with news you can use, or at least something to make you laugh.

If you have news or events, please email Greg@HighcountryDaily.com.

Highcountry Daily is supported in no small part by BannerElkBedAndBreakfasts.com and Banner Haven Bed and Breakfast, along with Greg Gardner and other great members of the Banner Elk Community.

We appreciate what everyone has done to help us get started.

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Highcountry Daily is proud to serve Banner ElkBooneBlowing RockFoscoeSeven Devils, Tynecastle, Beech MountainSugar MountainLinvilleGrandfather MountainNewlandValle CrucisAvery CountyWatauga CountyCrossnoreSpruce PineRoan Mountain and more.  Your source for “what’s happening” in Banner Elk Chamber and the surrounding areas.  Also, check in with the Avery Chamber and Boone Chamber.  Get the dates for this year’s Woolly Worm Festival and Banner Elk’s Concerts in the Park.   Find the Appalachian Football schedule.  See what comedians coming to Boone.

Little Tweetsie #12 Track Stolen

Little Tweetsie #12Little Tweetsie #12 Has Track Stolen Little Tweetsie #12 is the pint-sized counterpart to the ET&WNC Railroad #12 Engine that makes her home at Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, NC. Unfortunately Little Tweetsie #12 had her track stolen back in November 2015. Almost 2000 feet of her track was loaded up and taken from Banner Haven […]