Mary Opila, an architect and former college instructor, recently decided to make a career
change and dive into the world of furniture re-upholstery. The Midwest native knew that
training was in order and sought out the best in the country. Appropriately, she landed in
Western North Carolina, the furniture capital of the world.
BOONE: Local girls in grades 3 through 8 are invited to participate in Girls on the Run of the High Country (GOTR-HC). Registration for the fall semester will begin online Aug.10 at www.gotr.appstate.edu and the program will begin the week of Sept. 8.
BLOWING ROCK N.C. (August 2015)