Community and Business

AARP will offer the nation’s first and largest driver safety classroom refresher course geared especially to older adults’ driver safety needs.

Best-selling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Energy Summit July 18th at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Mosquito-and tick-borne diseases are most commonly acquired from June to September, but residents of Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga Counties can “Tip and Toss” to eliminate mosquito breeding areas and take preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of mosquito and tick bites.

Three Appalachian State University students are among the recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).