Banner Elk is mourning after four of its volunteer firefighters
died and two survived after the small catamaran they were
sailing overturned more than a mile from the North Carolina
coast last Wednesday.
High Country Recognizes
Small Farms Week
Ensuring Financial Success for Small Farmers in North
Carolina may sound like a lofty goal, but a panel
discussion kicking off North Carolina Small Farms Week offered
some positive suggestions.
State Opposes Selling
National Park Lands
A Bush Administration plan to sell national park lands,
including nearly 2,800 acres in the Pisgah National Forest,
has drawn opposition from the state government and environmental
Show Support For Windmills
Supporters of sustainable energy are supporting a county
ordinance that would allow for development of windmills
while keeping true to the intent of a state law that limits
development on ridge tops.