Community and Business

The 21st annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is taking place February 16 to 19 in North Carolina communities and across the globe – in backyards, parks, nature centers, on hiking trails, school grounds, balconies and beaches—anywhere you find birds.

On February 13, 2018—this year’s date for Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras—two Louisiana natives are launching a heck of a good annual party at the irresistible Over Yonder restaurant in Valle Crucis.

Up 'N Running will be hosting a ribbon cutting event to announce the opening of their store in Boone on Thursday, February 15th.

It's time for one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year! Last year over 200 hardcore "athletes" took to the courts and battled until a victor was crowned. The 5th annual Dodgeball for Hope Tournament is scheduled for Friday, February 23rd at Alliance Bible Fellowship.

The Wilkes Community College Small Business Center has a variety of seminars scheduled for February that support the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses. These seminars are offered at no charge to participants unless otherwise noted; however, attendees must pre-register to participate.