BLOWING ROCK — Mystery Hill, North Carolina’s Natural Gravitational Anomaly, has announced its 2019 North Carolina Residents Campaign where anyone who lives, works or attends school in the state to visit free of charge for an entire year with the purchase of an Ultimate Daily ticket.
BOONE — The Watauga County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution approving the contract price for the purchase of property for a potential new school as well as the proposed revisions to the N.C. 105 project at its March 19 meeting.
BOONE – The Watauga County Commissioners approved a contract with Appalachian Regional Healthcare System on March 5 to expand space at Watauga Medical Center to store unclaimed bodies.
I recently read of a couple of individuals named Thierry Blancpain and Pieter Pelgrims who took part in a unique challenge that they since have paid forward and offer to anyone willing to try: Go a month without complaining.
“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? And why art thou disquieted within me? Hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise Him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” Psalm 42:11\
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.
A packet of seeds, intended to catch my eye, arrived in the mail. A seed company in a far away state, trying to get my business, wants me to look at their catalogue. Their strategy backfired. I’m not happy with their little gift, in fact I’m rather huffy about it.
Giving back to the community and adding to your handmade plateware collection can be done in one fell swoop.