The old videos are grainy and black and white but it never gets old looking at the moon landing archives say people in the town of Rhodhiss. It was at the old Burlington plant where fabric was made that eventually wound up as the American Flag planted on the moon by Apollo 11 Astronauts.
A fire at a boarding house a block off of downtown Newton Monday sent 22 residents running and has shut the place down for the time being. The fire was an accident, said investigators, and started when there was an electrical short in a boom box type radio.
A popular business in a nearly 100-year-old building in downtown Blowing Rock was heavily damaged by fire on Wednesday afternoon.Fire broke out in side Bless Your Heart, located at the corner of Maple and Main Streets at around 5:00 pm.
Avery County officials are expecting a lot of people to come up the mountains as a heat wave moves into the foothills and piedmont this weekend. Many will go to places like Elk River Falls and that concerns authorities.
A long-awaited construction project is well underway now as the university replaces seven residence halls. Two new ones are being built now in what was a massive parking lot next to the football stadium.