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Yesterday | Cybergrass

Travis Frye & Blue Mountain Release 'Living In a Moment' to Radio

Travis Frye and Blue Mountain is a multi-generational bluegrass band that honors the Appalachian roots of the music while adding a modern twist.

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Related Topix: Blue Ridge Parkway, US National Parks

Saturday | Watauga Democrat

Boone creating Wellness District

Boone leaders hope to have a new set of development standards in place for the Watauga Medical Center area by the end of the year, Boone Planning & Inspections Director Bill Bailey said.

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Related Topix: Boone, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Appalachian Receives $497,074 NSF Grant to Support Math and Computer Science Education

BOONE, N.C., July 11 -- Appalachian State University issued the following university news: Computer science and mathematical science majors at Appalachian State University continues to receive support from the National Science Foundation.

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Related Topix: Boone, NC, Stem, NC, University of Kentucky

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Mountain Times

Downtown Boone Art Crawl Friday

July's so nice, there's First Friday twice. Due to the Fourth of July holiday last Friday, the Downtown Boone Development Association rescheduled the monthly First Friday Art Crawl to the second Friday of the month, July 11, and area galleries and businesses are ready to go.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies, Photography, Arts

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Hovis's love for city shines through

For nearly two decades, Lincolnton native Larry Mac Hovis has served as the Ward IV councilman for the city's legislative body, the City Council.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Boger City, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Strand Notebook | Longtime choral society looking for new members

A recent patriotic concert by the Sea Notes Choral Society marked 40 years that the choir has been performing for audiences in southeastern North Carolina and other areas.

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Related Topix: Brunswick County, NC, Southport, NC, Bolivia, NC

Watauga Democrat

Model Ts expected to roll into...

You won't have to look far next week for a piece of the past, but you might require a little extra patience on the roadways as 239 Model T Fords are expected to roll into the High Country area on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Blowing Rock, NC, Boone, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Blowing Rocket

Watercolor artist Kyle Keeter at Edgewood Cottage July 10-15

The Fifth Annual Artists in Residence Series features the work of Kyle Keeter from Thursday, July 10 to Tuesday, July 15 at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock.

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Related Topix: Blowing Rock, NC, Painting, Arts, Blue Ridge Parkway, US National Parks, Ringling School of Art & Design

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Bluegrass-folk group New River Boys perform in Todd Saturday

The New River Boys will be making their return to the High Country on Saturday, July 5 to perform at the Todd Summer Music Series.

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Related Topix: Todd, NC, Boone, NC, Candor, NC, Asheville, NC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Students joining battle to upend laws on voter ID

This week in a North Carolina courtroom, another group will make its case that such laws are discriminatory: college students.

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Related Topix: African-American, US News, Winston-Salem State University, Health

Watauga Democrat

ASU graduate's death investigated as homicide

A 31-year-old high school guidance counselor and former Appalachian State University student was found dead in her Newton apartment June 28, and police are investigating the incident as a homicide.

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Related Topix: Newton, NC

Watauga Democrat

College rating system tied to...

The new federal college rating system of universities will be available to the public in about six months, outgoing Chancellor Ken Peacock told the Appalachian State University board of trustees at its June meeting.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Watauga Democrat

NCWorks Career Center opens in...

The new NCWorks Watauga Career Center opened this week, and staff are ready to help put county residents to work.

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Related Topix: Watauga County, NC, Boone, NC, Interior Design, Arts

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Bluegrass-folk group New River Boys perform in Todd Saturday

The New River Boys will be playing in Todd starting at 6 p.m. as part of the Todd Community Preservation Organization's Todd Music Series.... The New River Boys will be making their return to the High Country on Saturday, July 5 to perform at the Todd Summer Music Series.

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Related Topix: Todd, NC, Boone, NC, Candor, NC, Asheville, NC

Alabama Live

Mossin' Annie shares "The Science and Beauty of Moss" at Birmingham Botanical Gardens on July 12

Known as "Mossin' Annie," Annie Martin will visit Birmingham Botanical Gardens on July 12 to lead "The Science and Beauty of Moss," an elective in the Certificate in Native Plant Studies series.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Charlotte, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

Intern gets first-hand look at county government

Hiram Poplin, right, gets an inside look at the workings of the Yadkin County government during a meeting with County Manager Aaron Church and County ... Yadkin County native Hiram Poplin is getting a first-hand look at the workings of the county's government this summer as part of an internship he is doing with the Yadkin County manager's office.

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Blogger So Dear

Kameron Uter and Jaylan Barbour Will Not Enroll at Wake Forest

Wake Forest learned this week that two of their 2014 football recruits will not be enrolling at the university.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wake Forest University NCAA, NCAA Sports

The Mountain Times

Monday Night Concert Series continues

July 7 will mark the second of five concerts in the Monday Night Concert Series in Blowing Rock.

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Related Topix: Blowing Rock, NC, Music, Entertainment

The Mountain Times

Bluegrass and Brass

It was the Fourth of July some 15 years ago that Joe Shannon brought bluegrass and brass players together on the same stage "to see what would happen."

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

The Mountain Times

'Dimensions of Biodiversity'

Researchers from four universities, including Appalachian State University, are studying plant biodiversity as part of a National Science Foundation program.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Minnesota, Nebraska

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