BLOWING ROCK -- The final inch of asphalt on the new four-lane section of U.S. 321 in Blowing Rock from Tanger Shoppes on the Parkway to the Green Park Inn will have to wait a bit.

BOONE -- The 16th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on “Remembering the Holocaust” will be held from August 5-10, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Boone, near the Appalachian State University campus. This year’s symposium puts a particular emphasis on the Holocaust as an event in g…

BLOWING ROCK – Artist Lee Harper has mastered two very different disciplines. As founder of Lee Harper & Dancers in Atlanta, she built a home base for dancers of all styles that has flourished since 1980. As a painter, she has developed a unique style that lends itself marvelously to lan…

BLOWING ROCK – For the past three decades, Blowing Rock’s Symphony by the Lake at Chetola Resort has been one of the “must-attend” events of the summer season.

When I first began to garden I was only interested in those plants that made a big statement, plants such as roses, daylilies, and lilies. Increasingly, however, as my garden has filled up I have become fixated on plants that I call “bridesmaids”—plants that complement the “brides.”

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.