‘Nothing else to run from’: From Bears rise from dorm room friends to popular local band

The nerves begin to set in as show day arrives. The band practiced the day before to make sure they were tight and ready. They hang out and await the time to leave for the venue, something they’ll most likely be late for because they waited until the last minute to load up the cars… Read More…

Silencing the Noise

During the Boone Town Council’s March 19 meeting regarding the noise ordinance, Michael Hamilton, owner and operator of Boone Beats entertainment and sound engineering, measured decibel readings during the meeting on his smartphone as calibrated to the readers used by Boone Police. As participants filed into the chambers, he came up with a reading of… Read More…