Community and Business

Stonewalls Restaurant is presenting a special fundraiser dinner for the Avery High School Culinary Arts Department.

Boone Police and the Children’s Advocacy Center of the Blue Ridge are hosting a blood drive on December 2 at Greenway Baptist Church.

Coretta Scott King once said, “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” If her theory is correct, then the High Country community is among the greatest.

Around this time of year, families are gearing up for the holidays: Switching out short sleeves for sweaters, pulling out the decorations, planning meals, and getting gifts and cards ready to send out to their loved ones. But for those less fortunate, these holiday times add extra pressure.

The Western Youth Network will be auctioning Christmas trees again this year, but the Festival of Trees will be different.