Local developer and philanthropist Harry C. Robbins will be
laid to rest tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church in
Last Wednesday, Boone Mayor Loretta Clawson presented two
proclamations regarding mental illness awareness to Steve Moeller.
Governor Mike Easley announced yesterday that North
Carolina has some of the nation’s most comprehensive support programs for
National Guard and Reserve family members.
Local developer and philanthropist Harry C. Robbins died
Sunday at Blowing Rock Hospital.
Retired performance professor Ed Pilkington was injured
Friday afternoon when his bicycle was struck by a Ford Ranger.
In honor of his achievements, including the N.C. Heritage
Award that will be presented to him later this month, local story teller Orville
Hicks is being honored today in Boone.
It’s October, considered by many to be the “leaf month” of
the High Country-
Winston Salem-based developer Worth Mitchell, son of the
president of Piedmont Federal Savings and Loan Association, says he has more
than enough investors to purchase North Wilkesboro Speedway.
Officials hope a proposal to create a branch campus of the
UNC School of Medicine in Western North Carolina could bring more doctors and
jobs to the region.
Governor Mike Easley announced Friday that more than $2.3
million in AmeriCorps grants