High Country

2:39 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

More Fallout Following 2013 Carbon Monoxide Deaths at Boone Motel

Credit Wikimedia

A judge has ordered a company that installed a used swimming pool water heater at a Boone motel to never again work as a plumbing, heating or fire sprinkler contractor. Three people died at the hotel.

Read more
Food Insecurity
10:38 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Community Kitchen Fights Hunger One Meal at a Time

F.A.R.M. Cafe mural painted by several Boone area artists.
F.A.R.M. Cafe

There’s a place in the Piedmont where you can enjoy a good meal and pay for it with a little elbow grease.

Read more
8:35 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Siren Mountain Jam Celebrates the Art and Music of Women

Me'Shell Ndegeocello
Charlie Gross

Summer is a time to savor the arts and few parts of the country have as many festivals in which to do so than North Carolina.

Read more
Triad Arts
12:01 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

The Forget-Me-Nots

The Forget-Me-Nots are young fiddlers Willa and Ledah Finck and Maura Shawn Scanlin. The three teenagers have been performing together for more than a decade. They began in 2002 as a trio of Suzuki all-stars at the tender ages of 6, 7 and 8 years old respectively, and today the Boone natives are national competition winners with three CDs under their belts.

Read more