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When Ken Burns showcased his new country music documentary on PBS in September, one of the first musicians interviewed was Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor. It was yet another high watermark for Secor and the band, who have become favorites on the Grand Ole Opry in recent years, won a Gr…

WILKESBORO — Tickets for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26, are now on sale. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans will return to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro.

Shop owner Melinda Rose and Sew Original in Boone is joining hands and hearts to put the “give in Thanksgiving” for National Tie One On Day — an apron that is. The celebration is the brainchild of EllynAnne Geisel, author of The Apron Book. In keeping with Geisel’s vision, on the day before …

High Country Cannabist, a new addition to Boone’s CBD market, officially opened in September at 2693 C Hwy 105 S. in Boone. HCC offers 100 percent organic and locally grown hemp from four local farmers.

BLOWING ROCK — With a number of stories of service and jokes mixed in with solemn messages, Blowing Rock held its annual Veterans Day recognition in the 11th hour of the 11 day of the 11th month on Monday at the town’s American Legion Hall.

WILKESBORO — Tickets for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26, are now on sale. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans will return to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro.

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