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A one-woman musical created by acclaimed local actor, singer and storyteller Nina Cathey Allbert will be performed this weekend in Roan Mountain, Tenn. Allbert has been a music director and actor at the Lees-McRae Summer Theatre for the past seven years, after retiring from a career as a mus…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After the events of 9/11, Congress passed the Real ID Act in 2005, which set a new standard of U.S. drivers licenses, giving them a new level of identification and security when it comes to flying domestically, gaining access to federal government facilities and entering n…

The holidays are right around the corner with less than 80 days remaining until Christmas! To help local shoppers find unique, locally crafted, and unforgettable gifts, the Blue Ridge ArtSpace and Watauga County Arts Council are once again presenting Holiday Originals. They are seeking to ad…

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The holidays are right around the corner with less than 80 days remaining until Christmas! To help local shoppers find unique, locally crafted, and unforgettable gifts, the Blue Ridge ArtSpace and Watauga County Arts Council are once again presenting Holiday Originals. They are seeking to ad…

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