Managing your budget is a little bit like getting the oil changed in your car, it should be done regularly to keep everything running smoothly. The Watauga County Public Library would like to invite you to join us for a financial tune-up. Mend the $pend is the first in a series ofFinancial Literacy Workshops for adults, which will be held on September 24

With summer coming to an end, F.A.R.M. Café is excited to bring community and fresh food to the Green Valley School in Boone, N.C. on Sept. 19, 2015. The local donate-what-you-can eatery will be partnering with Grace Lutheran Church and Bethany Lutheran Church in hosting a Pop-Up Event at the cafeteria of Green Valley School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of thetwo local churches will be on hand as volunteers and hosts.

The Blue Knights NC XXIV International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Inc., has made a $500 gift to the Foundation of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

The recipients, both photographed with Elaine Lockhart, CCC&TI's Vice President of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, are: Hunter Houston of Granite Falls (a graduate of the Electrical Lineman program) and Luis Sanchez of Boone (a graduate of the Basic Law Enforcement Training program).