BOONE — U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C. 5th District) said people should expect “more of the same” from Congress in 2018, as she said they believe what they are doing is working.
STATESVILLE — A Blowing Rock woman was convicted on Jan. 11 in U.S. District Court on drug trafficking charges.
BLOWING ROCK — The Blowing Rock Art & History announced that it will hold a public photography competition, “The Way Watauga Works.” The photography competition will focus on the theme of the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street exhibition, “The Way We Worked,” which will be hosted at the M…
HIGH POINT — Charleston Forge, a Boone furniture manufacturer, was recently honored by the American Society of Furniture Designers with a Pinnacle Award for the Best Casual Dining Collection of 2017. The award is the highest honor given for product design in the furniture industry.
RALEIGH — The Board of Directors of Special Olympics North Carolina elected five new members with terms beginning in 2018, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina.
In August 1955, over a period of just a few days, 12 inches of rain was dumped on Putnam, Conn. Nearby runs the Quinebaug River, which was contained at the time by old earth and stone dams.
LINVILLE — Grandfather Mountain has added a new river otter to its wildlife habitat.
WILKESBORO — MerleFest, slated for April 26 to 29, announced five additions to the 2018 lineup: The Mavericks, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Mandolin Orange, Alison Brown and Brandy Clark.