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Photos of U.S. Sen. Richard Burr Visiting Charleston Forge in Boone on Thursday

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U.S. Sen. Richard Burr speaks with Charleston Forge owner Art Barber. The senator was in the High Country on Thursday afternoon for a visit to Charleston Forge, a local furniture manufacturer.

By Jesse Wood

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr stopped by the High Country on Thursday afternoon. He spoke to a few dozen community and business leaders in an informal settingĀ at Charleston Forge, a local furniture manufacturer based in the industrial park in Boone.

See photos of the visit below and check back for a story on what Burr talked about.

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Boone Area Chamber of Commerce President introduces U.S. Sen. Richard Burr. The senator was in the High Country on Thursday afternoon for a visit to Charleston Forge, a local furniture manufacturer.
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Burr checks out Charleston Forge’s catalogue.
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Watauga County Planning Director Joe Furman and local business owner Joseph Miller sit at the same table as the senator.
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Charleston Forge owner Susan Barber gives Sen. Burr a Charleston Forge t-shirt.
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Burr speaks to a number of community and business leaders on Thursday.