The 2015 Stick Boy Mayview Madness 5K returns to the High Country for its 16th year this Saturday, September 19th. With the Blue Ridge Mountain vistas and cooling air temperatures, it will make for a great morning event in Blowing Rock. Along with the 5K run, there will also be a 1-mile fun run for kids sponsored by Blue Ridge Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. Run the race and enjoy post-race celebrations after crossing the finish line at Bistro Roca.
The Blue Knights NC XXIV International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Inc., has made a $500 gift to the Foundation of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institutes Adam Klutz Scholarship, which supports students in the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program.
The recipients, both photographed with Elaine Lockhart, CCC&TI's Vice President of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, are: Hunter Houston of Granite Falls (a graduate of the Electrical Lineman program) and Luis Sanchez of Boone (a graduate of the Basic Law Enforcement Training program).
Boone, NCIn a village in Vermont, theres a school where the library is named after Charles M. Schulz (Peanuts), students enroll in such classes as Survey of the Drawn Story (From the tapestries of Medieval Europe . . . to the modern graphic novel) and the visiting faculty has included the comic-art luminaries Art Spiegelman, Jules Feiffer and Chris Ware. Even the diploma is a cartoon. While old fogies might scoff that cartoons are for kids, at Vermonts Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS)the nations premiere school for aspiring literary cartooniststheyve been training students for over a decade in the grown-up business of comic art, which happens to be one of the oldest forms of communication known to man (think cave paintings, illuminated manuscripts, hieroglyphics).