In this neck of the woods, we take Bigfoot seriously. He – or perhaps she – is a source of civic pride and an economic engine, serving as the foundation of the Western North Carolina Bigfoot Festival held in downtown Marion each and every September since way back in 2018.
Jimmy Carter just became the longest-living former U.S. president at the age of 94 years and 172 days. He passed George H.W. Bush, who was 94 years, 171 days when he died last November.