The Great Fire of Rome happened in July of 64 AD. It burned for nine days and destroyed two-thirds of the city. Emperor Nero blamed the fire o…

The age old St. Patrick’s Day tradition of wearing green to keep from getting pinched keeps young and older on their toes. I thought it only f…

Ash Wednesday looked a little different this year at St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Church in Linville. Instead of marking each parishioner wit…

Grandfather Mountain and the Avery County community recently sent a mountain-sized ‘thank you’ to health care workers for their efforts and sa…

If you’re in a blended family, you’re already aware of the emotional and financial issues involved in your daily life. But what about the futu…

A large dump truck (inset) was turned over on its driver’s side on Hwy. 194 in the Elk Valley community. County law enforcement and rescue per…

Community volunteers were sharing the love during February’s MANNA FoodBank food distribution outside of the old Lowes Foods property on Thurs…

A photo taken by a community member on Feb. 7 depicts a donation box outside of the McDonalds in Tynecastle which states it is a container to …

On Thursday, Feb. 11, Sabena Maiden of the Western Youth Network was handing out free T-shirts at the WYN office in Banner Elk that read "We L…

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