BLOWING ROCK – Returning to Blowing Rock’s WinterFest for a second year, the K9 Keg Pull event will be given more room to operate as the 2020 edition on Saturday, Jan. 25, takes place on Park Avenue in downtown Blowing Rock from 1 p.m. until at latest 4 p.m.
BOONE — A blustery winter day greeted the start of the 11-month 2020 election cycle in Watauga County as two Democrats filed for county commissioner, as did the current register of deeds.
Local developer John Winkler has been busy with multiple hotel projects in Boone and Blowing Rock, recently.
Local chapters of Toys for Tots and Santa’s Toy Box are hard at work to make sure local kids have a merry Christmas in 2019.
I have never thought much about coreopsis until recently when I had some spaces to fill in the perennial border — and then I was faced with the fact that there are an awful lot of coreopses to choose from.
If I asked you, “Do you know Stuart Hamblin?” you might pause for a few seconds. If I added that he had a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, placed there in 1978, then you might say, “Yes, Carl ‘Stuart’ Hamblen, the radio personality, songwriter, cowboy singer and motion picture actor.” And, …
BOONE — Pancakes, crafts and holiday tunes will fill the hallways of Watauga High School as the Watauga Education Foundation, Watauga County Schools and Boone Service League will host benefit events from 7:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.
“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6