The Gaston Gazette
Fun stuff: Art, treats and live music
Arts and crafts and music, oh my! Want to get crafty this weekend? If you don't mind a little drive, the Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair in Burnsville will have about 200 artisans selling their creations on site.
The Star Online
Author, historian to speak Saturday at Scruggs Center
Writer and historian Suzannah Smith Miles will present "Finding Barbara Allen," a discussion of Southern Appalachian folk music history and the "songcatchers" who first captured this music for posterity, Olive Dame Campbell and Cecil Sharp.
Western North Carolina inn looking for new owner
The Asheville Citizen-Times reports The Nu Wray Inn in Burnsville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Presnell bill now includes new sales tax option
A two-page bill introduced by Rep. Michele Presnell, R-Burnsville, to change provisions of the law that pave the way for providing up to $12 million in funding for which Evergreen Packaging could be eligible has morphed into an economic development bill Republicans say will improve jobs in the state.
Downtown mural reinstalled
When the Capel Rug building on Main Street recently sold, the new owner began a complete renovation, including not only the inside retail space but also the stucco and paint on the outside of the building.