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If you’re looking for a fun summer day trip, consider taking one of North Carolina’s 60 scenic byways, located from the mountains to the sea.

With a rousing applause and a standing ovation, Lees-McRae Summer Theatre Artistic Director Janet Barton Speer was presented with the prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine Thursday, July 11 at the opening night of From the Mountaintop: The Edgar Tufts Story, of which she wrote and directed.

A Mountain City family set a goal of $25,000 to get four-year-old Kourtnee Dawne Peters a service dog.

 

District Attorney Seth Banks determined Watauga County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Shane Gragg acted lawfully in the fatal shooting death of Andrew Mason.

A new $35 million dollar apartment complex is in the works for an almost 8 acre tract of land along Shadowline Drive.

As reported last week, Grandfather Mountain experienced the wettest June on record last month, as the weather station at the Mile High Swinging Bridge received nearly 16 inches of rain.

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Foxx’s (R-N.C.) amendment to H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.

The Asheville Fire Department found no evidence of elevated carbon monoxide levels in the Asheville Best Western on June 9, shortly after two men died in the hotel.