President Obama surprised the town of Boone with a visit Monday around 3:30 p.m.
“The Secret Service has a thing about secrecy, so we had no idea he was coming until 1:00,” said Chris Turner, director of transportation for AppalCART.
The president was on his way to deliver a speech in Wilkesboro later in the day and stopped on King Street with his motorcade – making stops at Mast General Store and Anna Banana’s on the way. ...
“I was just coming to get a pack of cigarettes and had no idea he was going to be here,” [Curtis Holmes] said. ...Read the full article