Leadership Interview – Issues Resulting from Rising Numbers of Tourists

Town Government Leader Interviews
Issues resulting from the Rising Numbers of Tourists

May 24, 2021

Dear Blowing Rock Homeowners,

The BRCA is pleased to present discussions with Blowing Rock neighbors who are serving our community in town government leadership. We hope you are enjoying our interview series.

Please join us on our BRCA website to become better acquainted with these dedicated folks and their views on major issues impacting our historic village.

BRCA Board member and Blowing Rock resident Jean Kitchin, an experienced community leader and broadcaster, talks with Town Manager Shane Fox, Council Members David Harwood and Virginia Powell, and Blowing Rock Mayor Charlie Sellers. We wish to thank these leaders who agreed to an interview to share their views about our future.

We hope you enjoyed the first four videos to gain a personal insight into the views of our leaders. We want to thank Jean Kitchin her expertise and comfortable interview style.

This week we are rolling out the last of five videos that discusses issues resulting from the rising numbers of tourists. All five videos are posted on our website. See link below.
Introduction of Blowing Rock Town Officials
Discussion of Positive Aspects of Blowing Rock
Discussion of Major Needs in Blowing Rock
Discussion of the Importance of Seasonal Residents
Discussion of the Issues resulting from the Rising Numbers of Tourists

You can view the video interviews on our website at

The videos were produced and funded by the Blowing Rock Civic Association with a matching grant from the Mariam & Robert Hayes Charitable Trust.

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