Community and Business

It’s no surprise the COVID pandemic has caused a major upheaval in the world of work. Business closures, unprecedented levels of lay-offs, furloughs, and unemployment claims have all created financial strain and uncertainty for many local residents.

On April 22 at 6:30 pm, in partnership with the Watauga County Public Library, Working Films and Appalachian State University’s Sustainable Department, a film screening and discussion event sponsored by North Carolina Humanities and titled “Revisioning Recovery: Uncovering the Roots of Disaster” will take place.

Grab your favorite beverage and join us for our Happy Half Hour - Volunteer Spotlight on Tuesday, April 13th at 5:30pm.

West Jefferson resident Alan Briggs has been appointed to the Executive Council of AARP North Carolina.

Carolina Farm Credit CEO Vance C. Dalton, Jr. has announced that a cash dividend of over $27 million will be distributed to members during April.