BLOWING ROCK -- On April 19, Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge will be holding their annual Grantee Luncheon.
BOONE — Hardin Park’s Gold team took home the top honors at the district-wide Watauga County Schools Battle of the Books middle school competition last week — the school’s fourth consecutive win in the contest.
BOONE – You never know what you’ll find at the WHS Empty Bowls silent auction. Everyone expects a terrific meal of bread and soup at the Empty Bowls fundraising dinner. And you are guaranteed a beautiful handmade ceramic bowl to take home with you.
We all have our favorites. And for everything that you prefer, there is someone else out there who feels differently about that thing.
“In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began.” (Titus 1:2)
Editor’s note: The following is a chapter from the manuscript titled “Ole Mean Carrie Buck,” written by Thomas Buxton of Columbia, S.C. The manuscript is based on interviews with his mother, Carrie Miller Buxton, about her life in Blowing Rock in the middle of the 20th century.
BOONE — A BBQ Dinner and Silent Auction will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 24, at Perkinsville Baptist Church to raise money for the family of Boone Police Officer Joe Knapp.
Readers beware. Put down that bagel. Hold off on eating your lunch. Do not even consider your mid-afternoon Snickers bar.