Avery County's

1,000 Watts
The station covers
all of Avery County
Banner Elk,
Linville Ridge, &
Grandfather Mtn.

WECR 1130-AM in Newland, NC

1281 Newland Hwy
Newland, NC


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Broadcasting from Newland, the county seat of Avery County, NC, WECR-AM transmits at 1,000 watts. The station covers Avery County including Newland, Banner Elk, Linville Ridge, and Grandfather Mountain.



  • Avery County's "Heritage" station
  • We broadcast a blend of southern gospel, bluegrass, and "heart music" .
  • Our hugely successful swap shop runs daily Mon - Sat
  • There is a heavy emphasis on North Carolina headline news and sports as well as obituaries
  • We are the home of Avery High School sports


  • Our target demographic is ages 25 - 54, but with a strong following of older listeners as well
  • We attract a loyal following of long-term Avery County locals as well as seasonal residents and visitors, including skiers, hikers, rafters, climbers, bikers, and many more.
  • Our close community affiliations makes the WECR-AM studio in Newland a hub of community activity.


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