Feb. 21, 2012. BLOWING ROCK — A fundraiser for Lucas Crysel and family will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Canyons in Blowing Rock. Crysel was diagnosed with a massive tumor in his chest on Jan. 9 and the High Country community wants to help.
Feb. 14, 2012. BOONE — Prominent figures from around the High Country puckered up on Tuesday, Feb. 14, for the second annual “Big Pig Kiss Off” at the Wells Fargo bank in Boone. Participants were surprised, however, when they discovered they would be kissing a stuffed animal instead of a slobbering hog.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE