Kmart — Boone, North Carolina

Kmart -- Boone, North Carolina The Kmart in Boone, North Carolina was located at 1620 Blowing Rock Road. The store first opened its doors on March 14, 1979. Kmart -- Boone, North Carolina
On June 16, 2014 it was announced that the Kmart in Boone would close its doors in mid-September.
Kmart Closing Sign The store closed for good on Sunday September 7, 2014. Kmart -- Boone, NC
Former Kmart -- Boone, NC Former Kmart -- Boone, NC
Demolition began in March 2016 and construction has began on a new Publix store that will open on the site in 2017.
Kmart -- Boone, NC Kmart -- Boone, NC

Harvest Moon 2016

The Harvest Moon is the full moon that occurs closest to the autumnal Equinox. The This particular full moon is called the harvest moon because farmers can continue their harvest late into the night by the light of the full moon. There is also data that shows some birds rely on the Harvest moon to migrate from one area to another. They have also proven that the birds wait for this moon to begin their migration.
Harvest Moon 2016 These particular photos were taken from my front porch tonight. Enjoy. Harvest Moon 2016

Impossible Project Third Man Records Film

Third Man Records Impossible Project Film
These shots were taken with the Polaroid One Step 600 camera using fresh Third Man Records edition black and yellow film.
Third Man Records Impossible Project Film
For some reason my scanner didnt want to cooperate and scan the black frame, instead it must have thought that nothing was there on some of the pictures.
Third Man Records Impossible Project Film
Third Man Records Impossible Project Film
Third Man Records Impossible Project Film

The Bonnie Kate Theater — Elizabethton, Tennessee

Bonnie Kate Theater
The Bonnie Kate Theater located on Sycamore Street in Elizabethton, Tennessee first opened its doors on May 16, 1926. All 500 seats were filled for the inaugural silent movie showing at the theater. Elizabethton, Tennessee
In the 1970s a sheetrock wall was installed to split the single screen theater into two auditoriums and allow for the showing of two separate films.

On November 16, 2012 “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” premiered. This was the final film shown at the Bonnie Kate.
Elizabethton, Tennessee
In May of 2016 the City of Elizabethton bought the historic theater. The city has began renovation on the building and hopes to utilize the building as a performing arts venue.

Buladean School — Mitchell County, North Carolina

Buladean Elementary -- Mitchell Co, NC The Buladean Elementary School was located in the small unincorporated community of Buladean in Mitchell County, North Carolina along NC state route 226 about 7 miles south of the Tennessee / North Carolina state line. Buladean Elementary -- Mitchell Co, NC
The school was obviously constructed sometime in the 1950s and probably updated in the late 1980s or early 1990s.
Buladean Elementary -- Mitchell Co, NC Due to declining in enrollment at the end of the 2010-11 school year Buladean Elementary School was closed and students were sent to neighboring Gouge Elementary School located in the county seat of Bakersville. Buladean School had an enrollment of 31 students at the time of its closing. Buladean Elementary -- Mitchell Co, NC
An interesting thing about Buladean School is that until 2002 the mascot had been the Braves. In 2002 under pressure from state lawmakers the school changed its mascot to the Bears.
Buladean Elementary -- Mitchell Co, NC Today the school is home to the Buladean Community Foundation and hosts various community events. Buladean Elementary -- Mitchell Co, NC

The State Theatre — Kingsport, Tennessee

The State Theater -- Kingsport, Tennessee The State Theatre in Kingsport, Tennessee was designed by architect Erle G. Stilwell and built in 1936. The State Theater -- Kingsport, Tennessee
The theater, located at the intersection of Broad and Market Streets has 700 seats and has both screen and stage capabilities.
The State Theater -- Kingsport, Tennessee By the mid 1950’s, the State Theatre was remodeled to accommodate more modern tastes and the Cinemascope format. The Mediterranean garden wall was removed, the murals painted over and a permanent screen erected. It was operated by the Wilbey-Kincey chain. The State Theater -- Kingsport, Tennessee
The State Theater -- Kingsport, Tennessee By 1976 the city of Kingsport had two indoor shopping mall, including the Terrace Theater that opened with the now demolished Kingsport Mall in 1971. Downtown began drying up as a commercial center as it once was and in 1978 the State Theatre showed its final feature film and closed. The State Theater -- Kingsport, Tennessee
In 2007, the State was purchased by DB3 Development Company, LLC. Prior to that it had been in use as a Christian movie house known as the All American Family Cinema in around 1990 to 1992, a dinner theatre, a nightclub, a gymnasium and had spent the last decade as a cheerleading school.

There were plans to renovate the theater and reopen it but as of this writing, the plans are stalled. In fact as I was taking the photos of this theater a guy from a business next door asked me if I wanted to buy a theater and fast track its remodel.

Old Long Hollow School — Lee County, Virginia

I thought that I had explored every nook and cranny in Lee County.  That is until several weeks ago when I ran across this beauty completely by accident.
Old Long Hollow School A friend of mine who lives in the general area where the school is located has told me that her father attended school there.  I havent been able to pinpoint an exact opening or closing date as of yet.  If you have any information about this school please comment below.  Enjoy. Old Long Hollow School -- Lee County, Virginia

Old Long Hollow School -- Lee County, Virginia