Thursday May 16
The Mountain Times
Finck presents masterworks recital
Willa Finck, well known to area audiences as a member of area Celtic band The Forget-Me-Nots, will present a classical violin recital at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the Recital Hall at the Broyhill Music Center on the campus of Appalachian State University.
Towns report wastewater spills
At least two High Country towns have reported wastewater spills due to flooding conditions that overwhelmed sewer systems this week.
Several inches of rain leave behind flooding in North Carolina
"Definitely not our typical Monday, we've had a lot of rain and water lines washed out and a few mud slides and power lines down," says Banner Elk Public Works employee Justin Hodges.
Avery County Flooding
NC 184 is closed in Banner Elk-the low point past the old lighting gallery location.
Former Raleigh political candidate sentenced to 6.5 years in prison
A former Raleigh political candidate and businesswoman who pleaded guilty last year in connection with a real-estate investment scam was sentenced Friday to six-and-a-half years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
Matney church in dispute over...
Members of a 121-year-old church in Matney are fighting to remain in their building after the Western North Carolina Conference of United Methodist Churches closed the church on Easter Sunday.