Experience the Arts in the High Country (for Free!)

Experience the Arts in the High Country (for Free!)

Surrounded by beauty in the highlands of North Carolina, artists find a variety of ways to capture the sights, sounds, textures, and moods of nature in art. They make music and dance, capture images in photographs and on film, create imagery out of paint, out of...
NC’s Community Colleges

NC’s Community Colleges

This week, I spent time learning about NC’s Community College System and specifically about Wilkes Community College – Ashe Campus (WCC – Ashe Campus). In writing this post, I thought it was important to get student, instructor, and administration’s perspectives. In...
On The Road With Ben

On The Road With Ben

I would like to invite you to come along with me on a journey as I travel around Alleghany, Ashe, and Watauga Counties to talk with folks about their concerns, issues, needs, day-to-day reality of life’s ups and down, hopes, dreams, and vision of where we are, where...