Avery 4-H group

Mountain Times Publications Publisher Gene Fowler shows a group of girls from Avery County 4-H around the business. Also photographed are Zoie Finley, Ashlyn Hannan, Jordan Newcomb, Gracie Benfield, Leila Castrejon, Rachel Bailey, along with mentor teachers Susy Crouch and Rebekah Buchanan.

BOONE — A group of Avery County 4-Hers learned how their local newspaper was made on June 25 after touring the Mountain Times Publications building.

Publisher Gene Fowler took the 4-H group on a tour through the business and explained the work that goes into producing a newspaper. Each of the 4-H group members took home a copy of the Avery Journal Times that’s produced by Mountain Times Publications.

One of the 4-H mentor teachers, Rebekah Buchanan, thanked the business for giving the group a tour of the facility.

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