Community and Business

Local high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors planning to pursue post-high school education can jumpstart the new year and their future college plans with an information-packed workshop coming soon.

The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present four major productions during the spring 2018 season.

Canyons of Blowing Rock will close its doors on Sunday, Feb. 4, and will reopen in the spring as Ridgeline, under new ownership.

The 2018 Special Olympics Southeast Alpine Games will be held Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, February 4th -6th at Appalachian Ski Mountain. Volunteers are needed to assist with equipment, instruction, timing, and awards during the two-day event.

After a strong showing at the regional science fair, several Blowing Rock students now have the chance to take their projects on to the state competition in March.