Community and Business

The Utility Safety & Ops Leadership Network (USOLN) is pleased to announce that Kelly Huffman, safety manager at Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation, has received the Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) credential. He is part of the Charlotte, North Carolina class that recently took theCUSP exam.

Modern Subaru is donated 60 very nice blankets to the patients of Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center at the Watauga Medical Center on Monday.

The local summer selling season is off to an auspicious start, with May real estate sales the highest recorded in that month since at least 2006.

Linville Land Harbor demonstrated its support for the education of Avery Country students with a generous donation to the Grandfather Mountain Field Trip Scholarship Fund this June.

On June 25, 2016, Boone Police Department along with the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office will be at the Pet Place located at Shops at Shadowline in support of a fund raiser for local law enforcement K-9’s.