Community and Business

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.

The Town of Blowing Rock next Tuesday February 13th will hear a proposal for a development near the intersection of Main Street and US 221 behind the Speckled Trout Restaurant. Grand Dakota Development LLC wants to develop a 12-townhome project on the 0.905 acre parcel. received the following letter from the Blowing Rock Civic Association regard the proposed project.

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.