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.

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…

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.

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The racist social-media posts were originally shared only among friends — in text messages and a Google document. But someone took screenshots, which led Harvard University to revoke an offer of admission to a Parkland high school survivor.