Folkmoot, North Carolina’s international festival celebrating folk dance and world culture, will return for its 34th year beginning Thursday and continuing until July 30. Held in towns across the mountains of western North Carolina, Folkmoot features cultural ambassadors and dance performing groups from around the world. Since the festival began in 1984, over 8,000 performers
Boone police responded to a reported armed robbery at 137 Stoneybrook Court on Thursday. According to the police report, they took three suspects into custody in connection with the robbery. The suspects and their charges are as follows: Isaiah Scott Beck, 18, charged with two counts of Felony Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, two counts
Anderson Clayton – sophomore journalism major Alan Lee – junior political science major Clayton said via email that her administration would prioritize action and attainability and aims to start a movement to ensure that student’s voices are heard. Clayton identified tuition and fees as being of particular importance and said she will work to
Boone Police officers responded to Herring Loop for an unattended death early Monday morning. The decedent, James Luther Guy, was 53 years old. According to the police report there were no apparent signs of foul play and investigators have yet to determine the cause of death.
Most of us can agree that the Super Bowl is one of the most highly anticipated live sporting events, attracting an astronomical number of viewers every year. While the numbers have fluctuated slightly depending on the year, since 2009, Super Bowl Sunday has enjoyed at least 100 million viewers annually. The most watched game aired
After responding to a welfare check on Thursday, Dec. 8 around 6:30 p.m. Boone police found 30 year old Brandon Patrick James, a Junior Building Sciences major, deceased inside his home at Crossing Way. The statement released said there are no indications of foul play. Cause of death is still undetermined pending autopsy and toxicology
Over 100 people gathered on Sanford Mall under the midday sun to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Molly Poole, president of the Native American Students Association, said she sees the protest as an opportunity to educate about Native American sacred spaces. “The sacred burial grounds is how we connect to our culture,