BLOWING ROCK — Despite rain and more rain, the saddlebreds were on center stage at the L.M. Tate Showgrounds at the Broyhill Family Equestrian Preserve. for the start of year 97 for the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show on June 6-9.
BLOWING ROCK – Sponsored by the Blowing Rock Historical Society, Jerry Burns Day is Tuesday, June 18. An informal celebration will be held at Edgewood Cottage at 3:30 pm.
BLOWING ROCK — On Friday, June 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Blowing Rock Garden Club will host its sixth bi-annual Mile of Flowers, giving participants a chance to explore several public and private gardens in downtown Blowing Rock, starting at the Memorial Park gazebo.
BLOWING ROCK – The Mayview Park, home to many of Blowing Rock’s historic homes and nestled between countless trees and greenery, will be celebrating 100 years from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the American Legion Hall in Blowing Rock.
BLOWING ROCK – Less than six months after officially opening his gourmet donut shop in West Jefferson, Butch Phillips is set to operate a second location at the Mystery Hill gravitational anomaly attraction in Blowing Rock.
BOONE — Watauga County Schools Superintendent Scott Elliott was recently named Northwest North Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the Northwest Regional Educational Service Agency — an organization that provides professional services, staff development and support for public schools in t…
The faculty and staff at Blowing Rock Elementary School wishes everyone in the village a safe and fun summer. Each of us is aware of the fantastic and ongoing support we have from families, businesses and individuals in our community, as well as the support of our fire and police and all pub…
“My feet have closely followed His steps; I have kept to His way without turning aside.” Job 23:11
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.
Fred and his wife, Edna, went to the state fair every year. Every year Fred would say, “Edna, I’d like to ride in that there airplane.”