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Three fatalities in Lincoln County after car hydroplaned on NC 27

SPECIAL REPORT TO BLOWING ROCK NEWS. By Master Trooper Jeffrey S. Swagger. June 9, 2019. LINCOLN COUNTY, NC -- On Saturday, 8 June 2019...

Traffic fatality in Iredell County

SPECIAL REPORT to Blowing Rock News from the NC Department of Public Safety. By Master Trooper Jeffrey S. Swagger. June 5, 2019. IREDELL COUNTY,...

Blowing Rock Town Council sharpens pencils on 2019-20 budget; proposed 3-cent...

By David Rogers. June 4, 2019. BLOWING ROCK, NC -- Creative thinking was the order of the evening on Tuesday during the Blowing Rock...

STAR SCHOLARS: Four receive Blowing Rock Community Foundation college scholarships

By David Rogers. June 4, 2019. BLOWING ROCK, NC -- Four Blowing Rock students received college scholarship awards Tuesday night from the Blowing Rock...

Fox sworn in as Blowing Rock Town Manager

By David Rogers. June 4, 2019. BLOWING ROCK, NC -- A small, good-spirited assemblage of Town employees and elected officials were on hand Monday...

Brevard woman identified as Blue Ridge Parkway fatality

SPECIAL REPORT TO BLOWING ROCK NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE. June 4, 2019. HAYWOOD COUNTY, NC -- – On Monday, June 3, 2019,...

Blowing Rock ONE on ONE with…Jim Ruff, artist in residence

By David Rogers. June 1, 2019. BLOWING ROCK, NC -- Leave it to a former engineer to turn digital photography into the highest form...

Eight is enough? App State leads Sun Belt in preseason all-conference...

SPECIAL REPORT TO BLOWING ROCK NEWS. May 31, 2019. BOONE, NC --Athlon Sports' preseason All-Sun Belt football teams include a league-leading eight first-team selections...

JACK STEVENSON: Following the (Frankenstein?) Leader

By Jack Stevenson. May 31, 2019. PENSACOLA, FL -- Historically, the United States set the pace in many ways, and other countries followed. Generally,...

JACK STEVENSON: The Sperm Lobby

By Jack Stevenson. May 31, 2019. PENSACOLA, FL -- Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis wrote that a “state may, if its citizens...