Community and Business

The town of Boone has canceled this year's July Fourth festivities.

The Art in the Park show scheduled for June 13 has been cancelled due to outdoor gathering restrictions in the North Carolina’s Governor’s Phase II re-opening plan.

Wilkes Community College’s Workforce Development and Community Education (WDCE) is working to train individuals who are looking for new opportunities or work from home careers.

On May 27, trustees of the Appalachian Theatre of the High Country announced John Cooper, Chairman of Mast General Store, will step down as chair of the Theatre board, and will be succeeded by Keith Martin, Distinguished Professor of Theatre at Appalachian State.