The High Country is known not only for its beautiful views of the mountainous land, but also for its alluring waterways and the opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, swimming and fishing.

BOONE — Pivoting in response to 2020’s pandemic plot twist, Appalachian State University has adapted its fall 2020 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series into virtual events featuring renowned national authors, including novelist Jacinda Townsend, poets Jacinta White and Nickole Brow…