Community and Business

Betty Jo Hefner Poovey Ervin, 86, of Conover, North Carolina, passed away on November 9th, 2015 at Life Care of Banner Elk of natural causes. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, November 13th at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Conover.

The High Country Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO) is a collaborative effort between the counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey; the incorporated municipalities in the seven counties; the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT); and the High Country (Region D) Council of Governments.

November 2, 2015 – Blowing Rock, NC – Just in time for the winter, ? the? Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM) is collecting coats, hats, scarves, gloves, and non ? ? perishable food items for Watauga County’s Hunger and Health Coalition ? ?and for ? Blowing Rock C.A.R.E.S. ? ? from November 4 - December 22.

Boone, NC —What would happen if you invited ten folks with big ideas to speak about their favorite topic—all on a single evening? Nobody really knows because nobody in this fast-paced world has made the time to find out.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is extending the deadline to Dec. 1 for its Litter Free NC school video contest.