Community and Business

BOONE, NC – October 19, 2015: Welcome Home Thriftique will be holding an anniversary and customer appreciation event in celebration of one year of upscale finds, friendly service and job skills training to the Boone community. The event will be held Thursday October 22nd from 4pm to 6pm.

The bright colors of fall foliage here in the High Country signal an end to a favorite time of the year for many folks, yet Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music is offering everyone a chance to extend their fall festivities by brightening their season with a lively night of colorful traditional and contemporary bluegrass music this Saturday, October 24th. The concert features two local groups, The John Cockman Family and Amantha Mill and will be staged at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Boone. The doors open 7:00, with the show beginning at 7:30pm.

Boone, North Carolina (October 12, 2015) – The fight to beat cancer is now a celebration of life going on three years for Amy Michael.

The North Carolina State Employees Credit Union has awarded a $750 Continuing Education Scholarship to Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Truck Driver Training graduate Alfred Pivec.

The High Country Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) is a collaborative effort between the counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey; the incorporated municipalities in the seven counties; the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT); and the High Country (Region D) Council of Governments.