Local musician Billy Constable was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. Friends and fellow musicians will play numerous sets at Murphy’s on Wednesday, October 26.
A bear and an otter at Grandfather Mountain enjoy a Halloween treat. On Saturday, October 29, Grandfather Mountain hosts a Beary Scary Halloween.
Watauga County Sheriff Len Hagaman said President Obama’s motorcade was originally supposed to get from U.S. 321 to U.S. 421 via a different route, but about an hour before he arrived in Boone, officers were notified of a “diversion” in the plan, taking the president from U.S. 321 to Rivers Street, Water Street and then along King Street.