Community and Business

If you want to make a Crossnore foster child's Christmas dreams come true, you can donate to the Polar Express train ride for children living on the Winston-Salem campus of Crossnore, at

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month., and for the second year, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) along with many other High Country businesses and organizations, have adopted a Together We Fight approach to breast cancer.

Grandfather Mountain can bear-ly stand the excitement, because Oct. 26 marks the nonprofit nature park’s annual Beary Scary Halloween celebration.

Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety net programs – for the 2020 crop year.

Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care will host Hospice Foundation of America’s (HFA) annual Living With Grief® Program, Aging America: Coping with Loss, Dying, and Death in Later Life, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2019, at Watauga Medical Center, AHEC Building, 336 Deerfield Road, Boone, NC.