blowing rock
December 2017/January 2018

Blue Ridge Beauty

Dec 22, 2017 Jane Porter
Blowing Rock is a tiny town of around 1,000 people, sprawled across the two western counties of Watauga and Caldwell on North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway. Named for an unusual rock formation that juts 3,000 […]
Feature Stories

The Scoop on Mrs. Cooper

Feb 1, 2017 Kate Turgeon Watson
Sometimes a bug hits a person. I’m not talking about the flu, but something equally as nauseating: me on a stage. That was where I found myself in the fall of 2011. It was just […]
Farmer and sunset
Feature Stories

Out of the Shadows

Feb 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Immigration has always been a hot button issue but over the last year it’s reached a new level of interest mainly driven by President Donald Trump’s vow to “build a wall.” Many statements made news […]
October 2016

Bumper Sticker Politics

Oct 3, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
It’s been a busy month for North Carolina. The NCAA and ACC pulled all collegiate championships out of the state, the Supreme Court blocked North Carolina’s voting bill, riots broke out in Charlotte and a […]
May 2016

Public Facilities Fiasco

Apr 29, 2016 Mandy Howard
How choosing a bathroom divided a state and kept Bruce away Over the last few months, a drama has played out in the legislative hallways and social media pages so wrought with turns, twists and […]