The August/September 2018 Issue Is Here, Available Throughout Watauga and Avery Counties

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 12:17 pm

By Hailey Blevins

Our August/September Issue of the High Country Magazine is available throughout Watauga and Avery Counties. This is our 14th Volume of the magazine. Several of the magazine stories celebrate anniversaries.

Stories featured in this issue include:

From Dream to Reality: Grandfather Golf and Country Club
Despite geographic obstacles and people doubting the idea, the Grandfather Golf & Country Club is one of the best courses you’ll ever find 4,000 feet up. 

Kiwani’s Club of Banner Elk Celebrates 50 Years
The Golden Jubilee celebration for the Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk highlights the many programs and lives that have been touched by the club.

Thriving and Striving
The Blue Ridge Garden Club is closing in on 70 years of existence in the High Country with nearly 40 members keeping the garden club legacy alive.

25 Years of the Avert Agriculture and Horticulture Fair
Thousands of people have shown up each year since 1993 to take part in the annual Avery County tradition.

The Hayes Family’s Musical Heritage
The Hayes Family of Boone has been singing Southern Gospel tunes since 1958 with hopefully many more years of music to come. 

Forage to Feast
Holly Drake shares her experiences of feeding off of nature with anyone that wants to come to Todd and be part of the Forage to Feast. 

This issue also includes an article on the Boone Police Department’s Lip Sync Challenge Video, which was a collaborative effort between the police department, community members, and Nelson Ariel Productions. Their video featured the song “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”

You can view the August/September on our website also.



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