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The Watauga County Women's Regiment

One hundred fifty years ago women took action… They played a vital part in the survival of their families. WITHOUT A COUNTRY 180 more words
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Eat Local: J&J's HAWAIIAN ICE, Boone

Want to beat the muggy summer heat in a delicious way? Look no further than J&J’s Hawaiian Ice truck parked near Walmart in Boone! The latest addition to Boone’s blossoming food truck scene, this family owned and operated business is keeping customers cool with their smooth, sweet icy treats. 419 more words

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On the same grounds as outdoor drama Horn in the West are a handful of log cabins showcasing how life in the mountains was during Revolutionary days. 677 more words

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Elk Knob State Park (Summit trail)

One of the longer and better hikes in the NC High Country is Summit trail at Elk Knob State Park.  The trail is wooded without clear views (see example trail view below, from late winter) except for the top and an overlook about midway.   103 more words