Think about the world 49 years ago this week when Apollo 11 landed on the Moon and you almost shake your head wondering how we did it. In just nine years from the first time a human went into space, our species was standing on another world. As incredible as NASA’s systematic conquest of the […]
On Tuesday, August 2nd, neighborhoods throughout the Tricities are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “33rd Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by Piney Flats United Methodist Church […]
July 12-15 Scotland returns to Grandfather Mountain July 12-15 for the 63rd annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games. Boasting bagpipes, Scottish athletics, Highland melodies, Celtic cuisine, crafts aplenty and tons of tartans, the Games hearken back to the rich cultural traditions of Scotland in a setting not so different from the mountains and glens some 3,600 […]
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